Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Tuesday Tidbits...

Here be some Famous Look-Alikes....


A Louisiana Ghost Story

This happened about 6 months ago on Louisiana Hwy 57,just
outside of Dulac, a little town in the bayou country of Louisiana, and while it sounds like an Alfred Hitchcock
tale, it’s real.

An Ohio businessman, Saul Rubins, abandoned his
disabled vehicle on the side of the road, and attempted
to hitchhike. The night was pitch dark in the middle
of a thunderstorm. Time passed slowly and no cars went by.

It was raining so hard he could hardly see his hand in front of his face.
Suddenly, through the sheets of rain, he saw a car moving
slowly, approaching and appearing ghostlike in the
rain. It slowly and silently crept toward him and stopped.

Desperately needing a ride, Saul jumped in the car and closed the door. Only then did he realize that there was no one behind the wheel and no sound of an engine to be heard over the rain.

Again the car crept silently forward and Saul was
terrified, too scared to think of jumping out and
running.. He saw that the car was approaching a sharp
curve and, still too scared to jump out, he started to
pray and beg for his life; he was sure the ghost
car would go off the road and into the bayou and he would
then drown!

But just before the curve, a shadowy hand appeared at
the driver's window, reached in and turned the steering wheel, guiding the car safely around the bend. Then, just as silently, the hand disappeared through the window and Saul was alone again.

Paralyzed with fear, Saul watched the hand reappear every time they reached a curve.

Finally, scared nearly to death, Saul had all he could take, jumped out of the car, and ran to town..

Wet and in shock, he went into Schmoopy's. Voice quavering, he ordered two cups of coffee, black, and then told everybody about his supernatural experience.

The room became silent and everybody got goose bumps
when they realized Saul was telling the truth (and not just some drunk).

About 30 minutes later two Cajuns, dripping wet, walked
into Schmoopy's and one says to the other,

"Look, Boudreaux, ders dat idiot what rode in our car
when we wuz pushin' it in the rain!!!"


This is a real "Oh SHIT!" moment!

His request approved, the Fox News photographer quickly used a cell
phone to call the local airport to charter a flight. He was told a twin
engine plane would be waiting for him at the airport.

Arriving at the airfield, he spotted a plane warming up outside a
hanger. He jumped in with his bag, slammed the Door shut, and shouted,
'Let's go.'

The pilot taxied out, swung the plane into the wind and took off. Once
in the air, the photographer instructed the pilot, `Fly over the valley
and make low passes so I can take pictures of the fires on the

'Why?' asked the pilot. 'Because I'm a photographer for Fox Cable
News,' he responded. 'And I need to get some close up shots.'

The pilot was strangely silent for a moment. Finally he stammered, 'So,
what you're telling me is . . . You're NOT my Flight Instructor?

Gotta give a Big Cookshack Thanks to "Chicago Charlie", "YankeeMom" and Susan Gertson fer t'days submissions...