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I am a retired Ironworker(35 years Local 7), a lifetime Boston, Mass resident.  I am old enough to know better - but don't.


ON THIS DAY...in 1953


Blog Posted:3/8/2019 7:08:00 AM

On this day .... in 1953, Billy chased a cat up a tree.  The Fire Department was called.....to rescure Billy.  In 1974 Billy's son, L'il Billy, chased a different cat up the tree.  Billy called a Tree Service and had the tree cut down and chased the cat out of the yard.  L'il Billy's mom made him hot chocolate and cookies and let the cat back in through the front door.  

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Date: 3/10/2019 7:47:00 AM
Mom knew it wasn't the kids fault. Dad knew it wasn't the cats fault. The tree became the "default".
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taai tekai
Date: 3/10/2019 7:59:00 PM
Trees are always innocent and silent so they get the blame. So sad..too bad Brian deleted his comment coz I was getting into revenge of the tree roots...
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Keith Trestrail
Date: 3/10/2019 6:22:00 PM
If a tree falls in Billy's yard and there's no-one there to explain it, is de tree default?
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craig cornish
Date: 3/10/2019 2:06:00 PM
John, you wouldn't be mixing in a little Professor Irwin Corey...would you?
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taai tekai
Date: 3/10/2019 10:47:00 AM
Forget mixing the Mai Tai Keith, just give me the rum in its bottle, which better be full! It is all John's fault!!
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Keith Trestrail
Date: 3/10/2019 8:13:00 AM
Now I'm really confused. So Who's on first?
Date: 3/9/2019 8:28:00 PM
John is a truly good guy
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Date: 3/9/2019 7:47:00 PM
On this day in 2053 this blog will still make no sense lol. I need a drink...I think I'll have a Mai Taai!
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taai tekai
Date: 3/9/2019 10:14:00 PM
Make sure it has extra dark rum so you can finally see that Billy is the illogical one! Lol Ok, I shall go read John's work ...
Date: 3/9/2019 5:00:00 PM
John, please HELP!!
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Date: 3/8/2019 11:29:00 PM
Oh I finally got it! So Billy never got over the rescue and blamed the cat and tree because in those days his mom did not say a word but his son will not have the same hangups cos his wife knows that a little boy needs to chase cats and climb trees and it is certainly not the cat that's at fault and she is keeping sane and comforting her son while her overreacting husband is killing a faultless tree!! Am I right or am I right?! :)
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taai tekai
Date: 3/9/2019 10:40:00 AM
Really?! You know, for a poplar son of a beech, oops berch, you sure do talk more than any tree I know!! Be careful or the likes of Billy will come out with a chainsaw and start a massacre coz his mom never gave him cookies and his dad scared the heck out of him by calling firemen. i'd have issues too if I was up a tree being agile and then I hear sirens coz I'd think my house and parents are on fire but then it turns out it's the tree I'm on..good thing there's no fire dept where I was being a monkey! Lol
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Keith Trestrail
Date: 3/9/2019 12:09:00 AM
No, no, that's not it. Billy is just pointing out what a psycho Mrs Billy is for not heeding his example and doing the logical thing by locking the cat out and remonstrating with L'il Billy instead of rewarding him.
Date: 3/8/2019 9:16:00 PM
:) Have a nice weekend. hugs Eve ~,`*
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Eve Roper
Date: 3/9/2019 12:17:00 AM
Keith you're so kind, words to melt an old lady's heart.
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Keith Trestrail
Date: 3/9/2019 12:11:00 AM
Eve, nice to see another delicate rose among the thorns!
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taai tekai
Date: 3/8/2019 11:16:00 PM
Same to you Eve :)
Date: 3/8/2019 11:37:00 AM
So Billy never forgave the tree for his childhood embarrassment? Kinda wondering too.. :)
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taai tekai
Date: 3/8/2019 11:01:00 PM
Haha!
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Keith Trestrail
Date: 3/8/2019 10:35:00 PM
It all worked out in the end...I was Polysqueezin!
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taai tekai
Date: 3/8/2019 9:15:00 PM
Oh great ..we are still skirting the real issue of the confusing write with sweet talk now? They massage the legs a certain way when the child is an infant..strong legs are your base. Mom did that with my son but never had the time with us apparently!! Yes, I believe the size! Kick boxing awaits lol :)
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Keith Trestrail
Date: 3/8/2019 8:50:00 PM
Taai, you are a delicate Micronesian flower just like the one in your hair. And I'm not kiddin, that Polynesian gal had legs like tree trunks!
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taai tekai
Date: 3/8/2019 8:28:00 PM
Oh and just so you don't go making more fun, though mistaken assumptions, I have no tattoos and I ain't Polynesian but I do like Kiwis - bird, fruit and some of the men... :))
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taai tekai
Date: 3/8/2019 8:10:00 PM
Lol!! They were too wise to mess with a Maori giantess but you were prolly thinking it would get you into the All Blacks team.... I bet they were all there just saying" we told you so!" If the write is about rescue though, Billy did have a fireman get him down in 1953? I am still confused
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Keith Trestrail
Date: 3/8/2019 6:39:00 PM
I had a similar incident happen to me back in the day...only the tree was a very large Kiwi Polynesian girl. No-one rescued me! Just sayin.
Date: 3/8/2019 9:23:00 AM
I love ambiguity John but?
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