Magazine article VFW Magazine

Jesta Minute

Magazine article VFW Magazine

Jesta Minute

Article excerpt

Mother was sick with the flu. Her darling daughter wanted to be a good nurse. She fluffed the pillows and brought a magazine for her mother to read. And then she showed up with a cup of tea.

"You're such a sweetheart," the mother said as she drank the tea. "I didn't know you could make tea"

"Oh, yes," the little girl replied. "I put tea leaves in the water like you do, and boiled it, then strained it into a cup. But I couldn't find a strainer, so I used the fly swatter."

"You what?"

The little girl said, "Oh, don't worry, mom. I didn't use the new fly swatter-I used the old one."

-Jim Vick, Verona, Italy

Elderly Mrs. Murphy had just won the sweepstakes, and was planning to "live it up.' She spent $20,000 on a face lift. That night she was called to the Pearly Gates. St. Peter met a very upset Mrs. Murphy, who cried out, "Why did you call me so soon; just when I was planning to enjoy myself?" St. Peter replied,"Mrs. Murphy I didn't recognize you. …

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