“Goulburn Valley shares it’s bounty.” This is the headline in my
local Shepparton Newspaper today. Makes me quite proud to live here.
Every year the Shepparton, Ardmona Cannery gives away a heap of food to worthy recipients.
The fruit and vegetables are donated by the growers and the work time is donated by the workers at the cannery. It is called “Share a can” day.
The managing director paid tribute to the hundreds of workers
who contributed their time and effort. He said some of them
came off the night shift, have a quick shower and get stuck
right back on the production line. Also some retirees have
returned to help. This is the 10th year of Share a Can day.
Last year they donated to drought stricken farmers, and
This year a truck carrying 52,000 cans of Baked Beans, Peaches, Pears, spaghetti, tomatos and
two fruits, made into 4352 family hampers was sent to North Queensland for the
victims of Cyclone Larry at Innisfail.
Isn’t it great that there are still good people around this
wonderful world of ours? Too often we only hear the bad news.
Well, off the soap box now and find a joke!!
Joke of the day…….
The Grand Prix was in full swing, the cars hurtling round the
track at death defying speeds.
The German driver pulled in, and his pit crew had his car
finished and on the track in eight seconds.
The Italian driver came in, and his pit crew changed his tyres,
refuelled the car and repaired his front wing all in 11 seconds.
The Aussie car came in.
The pit crew told him to bring it back in on Thursday, and leave
the keys and they’d call him with a quote.
Why? Why? Why?
Why does the sun lighten our hair, but darken our skin?
Why can’t women put on mascara with their mouths closed?
Why doesn’t glue stick to the inside of the bottle?
Why don’t you ever see the headline “Psychic Wins Lottery?”
Why is “abbreviated” such a long word?
Why is a boxing ring square?
Why is it called lipstick if you can still move your lips?
Why is it necessry to nail down the lid of a coffin?
Why is it that doctors call what they do “practice”?
Why is it that rain drops but snow falls?
Can fat people go skinny dipping?
Why is it that when you are driving and looking for an address,
you turn down the radio?
Why is the word “dictionary” in the dictionary?
Why is the time of day with the slowest traffic called
You know that little indestructible black box that is used on
planes, why can’t they make the whole plane out of the same