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TO35    Posted 04-09-2004 at 18:32:22       [Reply]  [No Email]
> Subject: Buzzards, Bats and Bumblebees
> >
> >If you put a buzzard in a pen that is 6 feet by 8 feet and is entirely
open
> >at the top, the bird, in spite of its ability to fly, will be an absolute
> >prisoner. The reason is that a buzzard always begins a flight from the
> >ground with a run of 10 to 12 feet. Without space to run, as is its
habit,
> >it will not even attempt to fly, but will remain a prisoner for life in a
> >small jail with no top.
> >
> >The ordinary bat that flies around at night, a remarkably nimble creature
> >in the air, cannot take off from a level place. If it is placed on the
> >floor or flat ground, all it can do is shuffle about helplessly and, no
> >doubt, painfully, until it reaches some slight elevation from which it
can
> >throw itself into the air. Then, at once, it takes off like a flash.
> >
> >A bumblebee, if dropped into an open tumbler, will be there until it
dies,
> >unless it is taken out. It never sees the means of escape at the top, but
> >persists in trying to find some way out through the sides near the
bottom.
> >It will seek a way where none exists, until it completely destroys
itself.
> >
> >In many ways, there are lots of people like the buzzard, the bat, and the
> >bumblebee. They are struggling about with all their problems and
> >frustrations, not ever realizing that they merely have to look UP...the
> >answer is always ABOVE.


Fern(Mi)    Posted 04-09-2004 at 18:56:01       [Reply]  [No Email]
Clink's where she can't see this. he he he.
I find she has resembled all three: a once very busy bumblebee, loomed over me a buzzard, finally turned into an old bat.


KellyGa    Posted 04-09-2004 at 20:02:38       [Reply]  [No Email]
That skillet is coming...I just know it. For that one it might be a fatal blow! LOL!


Burrhead    Posted 04-09-2004 at 19:04:01       [Reply]  [No Email]
Fern I gotta tell ye this might be a good time to put on yer hardhat and jock strap.

We might get to see where she got the name Clink yet. 8^).


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