Monday, March 03, 2008

Achy breaky penguin

Now, this ornery old penguin is known for being a bit of a stiff-necked bird, but today that was literal. As in, a neck that hurt, and knees that creaked. This old penguin was wondering why. Then he remembered that yesterday he spent a buncha time on his back underneath a Jeep inspecting everything, and a lot of time kneeling down shoving jacks under wheels and spinning handles and wrenches and stuff.

Mystery solved. Damn, a lift would be a nice thing to have. In my dreams, sigh. In my dreams...

Guess this is why mechanics are so stiff-necked, hmm?

-- Badtux the Stiff-necked Penguin


  1. "You know that you're gettin' over the hill, when your mind makes a promise that your body can't fill."

    -- Little Feat

  2. I worked the hell out of myself one week in December and wound up with a pinched nerve in my elbow that effectively turned my left hand into a paw for five days. Not pleasant.

    But that's getting older for you...


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