[Vision2020] Alternative Garden (Humor)

Tom Hansen thansen at moscow.com
Sat Dec 22 11:48:47 PST 2007

One day in the Garden of Eden, Eve calls out to God; "Lord, I have a

"What's the problem, Eve?" 

"Lord, I know you created me and provided this beautiful garden and all of
these wonderful animals and that hilarious comedic snake, but I'm just not

"Why is that, Eve?" came the reply from above. 

"Lord, I am lonely, and I'm sick to death of apples." 

"Well Eve, in that case, I have a solution. I shall create a man for you." 

"What's a man, Lord?" 

"This man will be a flawed creature, with many bad traits. He'll lie, cheat,
and be vainglorious; all in all, he'll give you a hard time. but, he'll be
bigger, faster, and will like to hunt and kill things. He will look silly
when he's aroused, but since you've been complaining, I'll create him in
such a way that he will satisfy your physical needs. He will be witless and
will revel in childish things like fighting and kicking a ball about. He
won't be too smart, so he'll also need your advice to think properly." 

"Sounds great." says Eve, with an ironically raised eyebrow. "What's the
catch, Lord?" 

"Well, you can have him on one condition." 

"What's that, Lord?" 

"As I said, he'll be proud, arrogant, and self-admiring. So you'll have to
let him believe that I made him first. Just remember, it's our little
secret; you know, woman to woman."


Seeya round town, Moscow.

Tom Hansen
Moscow, Idaho

"We're a town of about 23,000 with 10,000 college students. The college
students are not very active in local elections (thank goodness!)."

- Dale Courtney (March 28, 2007)

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