posted on Feb, 2 2006 @ 09:44 PM
All of his life Olle had heard stories of an amazing family tradition. It seems that his father, grandfather and great-grandfather had all been able
to walk on water on their 21st birthday.
On that day, they'd walk across the lake to the boat club for their first legal drink.
So when Olle's 21st birthday came around, he and his pal Corky took a Boat out to the middle of the lake. Olle stepped out of the boat and nearly
drowned! Corky just managed to pull him to safety.
Furious and confused, Olle went to see his grandmother. "Grandma, it's my 21st birthday, so why can't I walk across the lake like my father, his
father, and his father before him?"
Granny looked into Olle's eyes and said, "Because, you dumb a$$, your father, grandfather and great grandfather were born in January, you were born
A Wisconsin story
[edit on 2/2/2006 by shots]