Wednesday, October 11, 2006

196 of 210 : The Jehovah’s Witnesses

Dressed in Sunday finery, clutching Bibles and copies of The Watchtower and Awake!, they appear. “Oh, no,” I say, “we have our own faith, and we’re very careful not to stray from it!” “Not straying from the faith” is a prime JW tenet, so it flusters them greatly. Most effective.

[By the way, Tony’s wife and dog appeared today—a little ahead of schedule, but we’re having a cool spell, so maybe it confused her. The dog is a little larger, and she’s stopped dying her hair (it’s mousy brown and gray now), but her voice can still echo for blocks.]


At Wednesday, October 11, 2006 1:45:00 PM, Blogger In Otter Space said...

Re: J.W.


Your BTW is gonna' make me smile all afternoon. I read it while listening to Brown Eyed Girl.

At Wednesday, October 11, 2006 1:53:00 PM, Blogger Indigo Bunting said...

Oh, the yumminess of the almost-double post! Excellent tip on the JWs.

At Thursday, October 12, 2006 10:36:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Answering the door in you underwear flusters them too. I've heard.

At Friday, October 13, 2006 4:38:00 AM, Blogger Sewa Yoleme said...

Yeah, but looking through the peephole, realizing it's the JWs, then stripping on the fly just so you can answer the door---isn't that more hassle than it's worth?


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