Re: an ode to Oscar
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "elfuncle"
>Fish. Oscars are popular south american fish that quickly out grow
> Was Oscar a dog that died, or was he a fish that was eaten by your
> Mike H wrote:
> > Well, my pet Oscar (appropriately named Oscar) has passed on...:(
> > I was suprised, after coming home with a small hospital tank to
> > him for a disease that was bugging him, to find an empty 55
> > tank. So sign of him anywhere (rather big fish at about 8 inches
> > eccept for a fishey smell on the breath of one of our dogs.
> > sadly
> > Mike
- Mike H wrote:
> elfuncle wrote:
> > Was Oscar a dog that died, or was he a fish that was eaten by
> > dog?This reminds me of a story told by my mom's aunt when I was a kid,
> Fish. Oscars are popular south american fish that quickly out grow
> smaller aquariums.
and she was really the type for it -- There was this old widowed all
alone in her house, and the only companion she had was a little
goldfish swimming around in a little waterbowl.
And then her little fish passed away, and she had nobody. So some of
her neighbors and friends, all old ladies like herself, dropped by
to comfort her and see how she was holding up.
And then one of her visitors broke the ice:
"How are you coping with the loss of (the goldfish's name) ?
"Well, you know," she sighed, "it's been a little quiet around
here without him."