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Fishin For Hippies

  I was down at Black Swamp Lake the other day catching some sunfish for my grandpa. The tupelo trees that grow from the water make it black as coal. I'm sure there's a good reason for it, though I've never took the time to figure out why.
  So there I was, sittin' on a log, jiggin' a worm between the trunks of two big ole tupelo trees, and I just start laughin'. I realized the trees looked like a pair of legs standin' in the water. What's more, the fella' they belonged to was wearin' a pair of bell bottoms. If you've ever been in a tupelo grove you'll know what I mean.
  I was pullin' sunfish out from between a hippie's legs. I reckon I found it ironic in the silliest way possible, because if there's one fish here that would remind you of a hippie, it'd be a sunfish. Of course, I'd never laugh about such a thing in front of respectable folks because there's also the sexual side of the irony. I had to wonder if there was ever a hippie gal who fondly referred to her man's business as ... my little sunfish. 
  I'm gonna bring my wife down there next time and see if she has better luck. I only caught five.


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  1. Date: 4/20/2015 6:31:00 PM

    hahaha, I love how you worked in the sexual thing and it made it all the more clever. you are amazing, Caleb. SO glad to see you here. Wish you would stay!!!
  1. Date: 4/20/2015 6:02:00 PM

    Caleb?? If so, welcome back! Should have recognized you from your unmistakable style... I'm an old ex-hippie and I'm fairly sure I was a sunfish in another life too but I never got hooked...
  1. Date: 4/20/2015 2:20:00 PM

    Now the soup is tasting like grandma's soup ,tasty and delicious.I am so happy with your return..and to read such an amazing post- Charma : )
  1. Date: 4/20/2015 1:07:00 PM

    lol This must be Caleb; I can only see this coming from Caleb Smith. lol
  1. Date: 4/20/2015 12:42:00 PM

    Well hello there, Painted Hunter! So nice to see something from you-- I can only imagine all of this and just be so amused by all of it-- I have no idea what a sunfish looks like, nor do I know what tupelo trees look like either (I live in a cave)--- but the image of the trunks looking like hippie's legs, very fascinating... makes me think of how things can be so much interesting when we try to view them from a different perspective. I hope all is well with you and your family!
  1. Date: 4/20/2015 9:43:00 AM

    Very amusing5a

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