Friday, November 20, 2009

Gondola Getaway

Mugshot captures a much discussed but rarely documented event. The mythical well gondolier navigates his craft through the swirly waters of a wishing well. Many have taken the journey but many never return. As evidenced by the dying blue jay, a brave wayfarer succumbing to the rigors of the hard voyage.



OK, you swabs looks like we be havin' squab for dinner tonight.

Score

  • Wishing Well: 1 point
  • Gasping blue jay: 1 point
  • Gnome wearing a life jacket: 4 points

Subtotal: 6 points

Creativity Bonus

For the windswept hair of the gondolier and his apparent lack of concern for bird overboard: 2 points.

Total: 8 points

Another perilous journey




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9 comments:

  1. I dunno, looks to me like the gnome is shoveling out a grave for the draped corpse of Bluey.

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  2. I'm pretty sure I am seeing poling action there. Shoveling is pushing up where poling through water is pulling back.

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  3. He could be just examining the hole for appropriate dimensions. Although I like your story better cause then you get to post that creepy boat ride that always scared the living snot out of me as a child.

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  4. There was the teensy problem with your theory concerning why a well would be full of dirt.

    But the fact the the Willy Wonka boat ride scared you as a wee one, is just a bonus.

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  5. Perhaps it is The Well Styx and Gnomey the ferryman to the other side.

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  6. A brilliant and classically educated suggestion.

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  7. If I remember correctly, giving points for lawn wells was the first time we personally offended someone with our game... Memaw didn't think the "tacky yard game" was very funny after that.

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  8. You are correct. Memaw has a great collection that you should photograph on your trip down. She also painted her own well red.

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  9. DUNNO, the look on gnome's face is rather intent...so not sure it's just a fishing trip....that WW ride was awesome...wishing I had some hot chocolate now.

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