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pescatore
03-12-2011, 02:05 PM
As a bagpiper, I play many gigs. Recently I was asked by a funeral director to play at a graveside service for a homeless man. He had no family
or friends, so the service was to be at a pauper's cemetery in the Kentucky back country.

As I was not familiar with the backwoods, I got lost and, being a typical man, I didn't stop for directions.

I finally arrived an hour late and saw the funeral guy had evidently gone
and the hearse was nowhere in sight. There were only the diggers and crew
left and they were eating lunch.

I felt badly and apologized to the men for being late. I went to the side of
the grave and looked down and the vault lid was already in place. I didn't know what else to do, so I started to play.

The workers put down their lunches and began to gather around. I played out my heart and soul for this man with no family and friends.. I played like I've never played before for this homeless
man.

And as I played 'Amazing Grace,' the workers began to weep. They wept, I
wept, we all wept together. When I finished I packed up my bagpipes and
started for my car. Though my head hung low, my heart was full.

As I opened the door to my car, I heard one of the workers say, "I never
seen nothin' like that before and I've been putting in septic tanks for
twenty years."

Apparently I'm still lost.... it's a man thing.

Barnacle Bill
03-12-2011, 02:41 PM
Good one.

roach46
03-12-2011, 02:43 PM
I fully understand I have been there and done that( it feels good that I'm not alone )

PBUG2009
03-12-2011, 04:59 PM
lol i was thinking man that was nice to do ...Then finished reading, almost fell out of my chair lol

crappiefarmer
03-13-2011, 12:18 AM
Chalk up a wet PC monitor to Pescator. I blew Pepsi all over mine.CF

pescatore
03-13-2011, 07:25 AM
Chalk up a wet PC monitor to Pescator. I blew Pepsi all over mine.CF

Thats twice I made you do that. Remember the peaches?

crappiefarmer
03-14-2011, 12:01 AM
Thats twice I made you do that. Remember the peaches?

Yep. Your little stories are detrimental to My PC. At least I did not spray the keyboard.:DCF

49er
03-14-2011, 10:47 AM
That was real good. You need to start a laugh of the day thread.

Outlaw1&2
03-23-2011, 09:53 AM
Ha ha dang good one and true.