Posted by Annon on September 17, 2008 at 15:40:15
Working people frequently ask retired people what we do to make our days interesting.
Well, for example, the other day I went downtown to go to the News Stand for the Wall Street Journal so I could track my investments.
I was only in there for about 5 minutes. When I came out, there was a cop writing out a parking ticket.
I said to him, Come on, man, don't you have anything better to do than write a retired person a ticket?
Why aren't you out chasing crooks or child molesters...that's out of your league, obviously!!!
He ignored me and continued writing the ticket.
I called him a 'Nazi.' He glared at me and wrote another ticket for having worn tires.
So I called him 'Barney Fife'. He finished the second ticket and put it on the windshield with the first.
Then he wrote a third ticket. This went on for about 20 minutes.
The more I abused him, the more tickets he wrote.
Personally, I didn't care....
The car that he was putting tickets on had a bumper sticker that said 'McCain' in 08.
I try to have a little fun each day now that I'm retired. It's important to my health.