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Be Optimistic!

Discussion in 'The Lighter Side' started by Nowhere Man, Jun 20, 2007.

  1. Nowhere Man

    Nowhere Man

    May 22, 2003
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    North Port, FL
    This is something to think about when negative people are doing their
    to rain on your parade.
    > A woman was at her hairdresser's getting her hair styled
    > for a trip to Rome with her husband. She mentioned the
    > trip to the hairdresser, who responded, "Rome? Why would
    > anyone want to go there? It's crowded and dirty.
    > You're crazy to go to Rome.
    > So, how are you getting there?"
    > We're taking Continental," was the reply. "We got a
    > great rate!" "Continental?" exclaimed the hairdresser.
    > "That's a terrible airline. Their planes are old, their
    > flight attendants are ugly and they're always late.
    > So, where are you staying in Rome?" "We'll be at this
    > exclusive little place over on Rome's Tiber River
    > called Teste." "Don't go any further. I know that place. Everybody
    thinks it's gonna be something special and
    > exclusive, but it's really a dump, the worst hotel in
    > the city! The rooms are small, the service is surly and
    > they're overpriced.
    > So, whatcha' doing when you get there?" "We're going to
    > go to see the Vatican and we hope to see the Pope."
    > "That's rich," laughed the hairdresser, "You and a million
    > other people trying to see him. He'll look the size of an ant.
    > Boy, good luck on this lousy trip of yours. You're going
    > to need it."
    > A month later, the woman again came in for a hairdo. The hairdresser
    asked her about her trip to Rome.
    > "It was wonderful!" exclaimed the woman, "Not only were we
    > on time in one of Continental's brand new planes, but it
    > was overbooked and they bumped us up to first class. The
    > food and wine were wonderful, and I had a handsome 28-year-old steward
    waited on me hand and foo t.
    > And the hotel was great! They'd just finished a $5 million remodeling
    and now it's a jewel, the finest hotel in the
    > city. They, too,were overbooked, so they apologized and gave
    > us their owner's suite at no extra charge!"
    > Well," muttered the hairdresser, "that's all well and good, but I know
    didn't get to see the Pope."
    > "Actually, we were quite lucky, because as we toured the Vatican
    > a Swiss Guard tapped me on the shoulder and explained that the
    > Pope likes to meet some of the visitors, and if I'd be so kind
    > as to step into his private room and wait the Pope would
    > personally greet me.
    > Sure enough, five minutes later, the Pope walked through the door and
    shook my hand! I knelt down and he spoke a few words to me."
    > "Oh, really! What'd he say?"
    > He said, "Where'd you get the crappy haircut?