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It was an Apple fritter kind of week (standard:humor, 910 words)
Author: GodspenmanAdded: Jan 30 2011Views/Reads: 1406/795Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Have you ever had a week where everything went exactly as planned? Neither have I. Every week I start out believing this week is going to be different from all the other weeks of my life. This week everything is going to turn out the way I planned. If thi

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"You didn't have it in the shirt pocket of the shirt you put in the
laundry yesterday, did you?" 

With that, she went to the washing machine, which had just finished its
cycle and pulled out some of my shirts. She found a shirt with 
something in the pocket. 

"Oh, here it is, in your shirt I just washed." She pulled it out and
began unfolding it and with a tone a little more sarcastic than I 
appreciate, she said, "My, your to-do-list is nice and clean." Then she 
handed it to me. 

With my to-do-list expunged, I had no idea what I needed to do for the
rest of the week. It was then that I came up to a solution. If I do not 
know what I need to do this week, I will do the one thing I have been 
putting off a little too long. 

I went to the Publix bakery and ordered myself, not one, but two Apple
fritters. One for myself and one for my guilty conscience. That should 
teach someone a lesson. 

Just when you think everything is going your way, something happens to
prove otherwise. A verse in the Bible says this, "Wherefore let him 
that thinketh he standeth take heed lest he fall" (1 Corinthians 

Thankfully, I always have a backup plan. Nothing takes my mind off the
contingencies of life like a warm, freshly baked Apple fritter. 


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