Cactus in a pot / The Birthday Gift / Backseat Driver

CartoonCactus in a pot

During a tour at the Arizona-Sonora Desert
Museum, a New York City woman mentioned that she was
raising a type of cactus in a pot on her apartment balcony. Another tourist
asked her how she kept from watering it too much, because the cactus would die
if over watered.  

“I subscribe to the Tucson
newspaper,” replied the New Yorker. “Every time I read that it rained
in the desert, I give my plant some water.”

The Birthday Gift

Little Gordon’s dad had been promising
for years that he could have a hunting bow when he turned 12.

On his birthday, he unwrapped his gift
box, revealing the long, sought for bow. Yet Gordon was still disappointed.
“But dad, where are the arrows?”

His cautious father replied, “I
never promised you arrows, Gordon.”

Backseat Driver

My wife cannot ride in a car without
telling whoever is driving what to do, when to do it, etc. She is, bar none,
the worst backseat driver in the world. I have long thought this, though she
would deny it.

She claims she seldom, if ever, makes
comments about my driving. I, of course, claim the opposite. And now I have

The other day, we were headed to the
mall and my daughter piped up, “Daddy, before you married Mommy, who told
you how to drive?”

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