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Funny Stevens Point Easter Story

Back in the day, my dad and I used to enjoy going out for fish fries when I'd head up to Stevens Point for a visit. Now my love for fish, folded up slices of buttered rye bread, french fries and coleslaw was so great that I put aside the potential embarrassment of going out to a business establishment with a dad who liked to tell it like it is, and also liked to shamelessly flirt with the waitresses. One Good Friday we headed out to the Moose lodge for a cheap tasty dinner. What's this? Entertainment? At no extra charge? It was a little old lady playing Easter songs on a Wurlitzer organ. Now keep in mind, there really aren't a lot of Easter songs. How many can you think of? That's okay. I'll wait. Okay..there's Easter Parade, and Here Comes Peter Cottontail. Yup. Those are the only two songs this lady knew. And she played them over and over. So that's the backdrop of the really amusing part of this. There was another elderly lady walking around selling chances on an Easter basket full of goodies. And she couldn't seem to remember which people she'd asked and which she hadn't. So that meant she kept coming back around. "Would you like to buy a raffle ticket for this wonderful Easter basket?"  We'd politely say "no thank you." Probably the fourth or fifth time around my dad couldn't take it any more. "I'M DIABETIC!" he screamed at the woman. She remembered him the next time she passed by her table.

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04/25/2011 8:30AM
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04/25/2011 12:25PM
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Ok, now that is a Stevens Point story. How funny. DBD
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