Another run on Texas

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Managing Real Estate Broker with Fathom Realty AR LLC PB00068179

 

Gabriel went to the Lord and said, "I have to talk to you. We have some Texans up here who are causing some real problems.. They're swinging on the Pearly Gates, my horn is missing, and they are wearing T-shirts instead of their robes; there's barbecue and picante sauce all over everything, especially their T-shirts; their dogs are riding in the chariots and chasing the sheep. They are wearing baseball caps and cowboy hats instead of their halos.

They refuse to keep the stairway to Heaven clean, and their boots are marking and scuffing up the halls of Wisdom. There are watermelon seeds and tortilla chip crumbs all over the place. Some of them are walking around with just one wing; and they insist on bringing their darn horses with them."

The Lord said, "Texans are Texans, Gabriel. Heaven is home to all of my children. If you want to know about real problems, call the Devil.."

So Gabriel calls the Devil who answers the phone and says, "Hello -- hold on a minute." When he returns to the phone the Devil says, "O.K., I'm back. What can I do for you?" Gabriel replied, "I just want to know what kinds of problems you are having down there with the Texans." The Devil said, "Hold on again.  I need to check on something."  After about 5 minutes the Devil returned to the phone and said. "I'm back. Now what was the question?" Gabriel said, "What kind of problems are you having down there with the Texans?" The Devil said, I don't believe this...hold on!!!!"


This time the Devil was gone 15 minutes and when he returns he says, "I'm sorry Gabriel -- I can't talk right now!! Red Adair has put out the fire here and now Brown & Root is installing air conditioning!!!!"

Always remember....TEXANS SURVIVE...despite the odds against us!!!

 

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Rainmaker
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Sally K. & David L. Hanson
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Successful realtors must all have a little bit of Texas blood...where there is a will...have a great week !

Jul 18, 2011 06:57 AM #1
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Conrad Allen
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Hi James - How true about Realtors by Sally & David.

Jul 18, 2011 07:00 AM #2
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Good morning James.

Jul 18, 2011 07:01 AM #3
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James - What a cute joke!!   As a teenager I lived across the street from Boots Hanson, one of Red Adair's lead men, in Seabrook, Texas.  We used to pick peaches out of their yard.  During the last hurricane to hit there many of the homes on the street, which is waterfront, were destroyed.  Yet Boots' old home is still standing.

Jul 18, 2011 07:04 AM #4
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Navona Hart
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I can talk like a Texan....hopefully that will be enough to create survival!  Love this as always James, have a great day.

Jul 18, 2011 07:08 AM #5
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Good morning James,

Cute story about Texans. I think we all have a little Texan in us.

Best,

Clint mckie

Jul 18, 2011 07:18 AM #6
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Laura S. Baker
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Nice laugh to begin the week with!  Thanks James.

Jul 18, 2011 07:19 AM #7
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James, If I go to hell I hope the Texans have paved a good way for me! Thanks for the laugh!

Jul 18, 2011 07:43 AM #8
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It is a way of life and a mindset with the Texans James. Thanks for today's laugh.

Jul 18, 2011 08:14 AM #9
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James. I liked that Texas travel campaign that said 'Texas, it's like a whole other country'. That's true. Great story.

 

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Good one Tennesseans are known as the volunteers so lets sale some ice water.  Make it a great day.

Jul 18, 2011 11:46 AM #11
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