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In the past week I've had two interesting and kind of humrous things happen while working out. I thought I'd share...<br><br>
Dan<br>
----------------------<br><span style="font-family:'Courier New';">Last Sunday - I was on one of my usual long-run courses and was in a waterfront residential area. On the out-and-back course...about 0.25 mile from the turn around point...I passed a middle-aged lady pushing a baby stroller. It wasn't a jogging stroller...just a regular stroller and she wasn't jogging. Then, just as I got upon her I notice that it wasn't a baby in the stroller, but a white duck. Another woman had stopped to look at the duck and was talking to the woman pushing the stroller. Also in the stroller I noticed a bowl with some eggs in it and, based on the exchange I heard between the two women, the duck does its best egg-laying in the stroller. So, I ran on and hit my turn around point and in a couple minutes I'm approaching the duck-pushing woman again. This time there isn't anyone talking to her (she's on the opposite side of the street from me now). There's no traffic so I swerve over as I pass her, and while looking at the duck I smile and jokingly say to the woman "Oh, I can see the resemblance." By the tone of her response I'm guessing that she didn't appreciate my lighthearted comment. She said "#uck you, jackass!" Well! That's the last time I'll say anything to anyone pushing a duck in a stroller.</span><br><br><span style="font-family:'Times New Roman';"><span style="font-size:medium;">----------------------</span></span><br><span style="font-family:'Courier New';">This is why you always need to put a lock on your locker at the gym.</span><br><br><span style="font-family:'Courier New';">Yesterday - I went to the gym on the nearby Navy base to ride the stationary bike (I’m retired Navy). Afterward I took a shower and just as I get back to my (LOCKED) locker to get dressed, another guy comes up to an adjacent locker. He's in his sweaty workout clothes and he's holding a fresh gym towel that I presume he'd just gotten from the front desk. Without opening his locker, he strips down, throws his sweaty clothes on the floor in front of his locker and goes over to take a 'Navy shower.' He quickly finishes, dries off, and comes back over to his locker (which did NOT have a lock on it). He opens it and takes out a pair of underwear and t-shirt and puts them on. All of the sudden he says "$hit! This isn't my locker!" Turns out that he was an active duty guy and of course the Navy uniform in his locker looked just like the uniform in the locker he mistook for his own. So, he took off the underwear and t-shirt, put them back, took another quick rinse in the shower, and went ahead and got dressed with his own clothes. I wanted to stick around so bad to see if the other guy would notice anything but I didn't. As I left the gym there was only one other person working out in the fitness room...I figured the mistaken locker had to be his. I doubt the skivvy snatcher mentioned the incident to him...he didn't take enough time when leaving. As I drove out of the parking lot he was coming out the door already. So, somewhere on the Navy base there's a guy whose underwear were worn by another person and he has no knowledge of it. Ewww.</span>
 

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Clarification provided below:<br><br><i>A navy shower (or "sea shower"<img alt="wink.gif" src="http://files.kickrunners.com/smilies/wink.gif"> is a method of showering that allows for great conservation of water and energy. The steps in a basic navy shower are:</i>
<ul><li><i>turn on the water</i></li>
<li><i>immediately wet the body</i></li>
<li><i>turn off the water</i></li>
<li><i>soap up and scrub</i></li>
<li><i>turn the water back on and rinse off the soap</i></li>
</ul>
The total time for the water being on is typically under 2 minutes and often less.<br><br>
Glad to help.<br><br>
R.
 

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LOL!!!<br><br>
Now, someone wanna explain to my kids that one CAN shower in 2mins or less--WITHOUT draining the water heater???
 

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Hmmmm, quite a coincidence, or conspiracy??? <img alt="cool.gif" src="http://files.kickrunners.com/smilies/cool.gif">
 

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I've seen people with dogs in strollers before, but a duck? Just bizarre.<br><br>
And the other story, well all I can say is ewww.
 

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Quack quack. <img alt="biggrin.gif" src="http://files.kickrunners.com/smilies/biggrin.gif"> LOL
 

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You might remember my duck-in-a-stroller story from about a month ago. Now the duck is in the news because...get this...it's disabled. And, it turns out the owner was my son's kindergarten teacher. Who knew???<br><br><a href="http://www.wlbz2.com/news/watercooler/article.aspx?storyid=82060" target="_blank">http://www.wlbz2.com/news/watercoole...?storyid=82060</a>
 

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NICE!<br><br>
I have a 4-pack of Guinness Draught cans in my fridge... After reading the two-part pour, I'm excited to dip into them tonight!<br><br>
Thanks!
 

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GROAN <img alt="roll_eyes.gif" src="http://files.kickrunners.com/smilies/roll_eyes.gif"><img alt="biggrin.gif" src="http://files.kickrunners.com/smilies/biggrin.gif">
 

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I honestly didn't mean it as a pun! I was referring to the fact that when he saw her the first time she greeted him <span style="font-family:'Courier New';">"#uck you, jackass!"</span><br><br><span style="font-family:'Courier New';"><span style="font-family:Verdana;">The pun is funny too though</span> <img alt="biggrin.gif" src="http://files.kickrunners.com/smilies/biggrin.gif"></span>
 
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