posted on Aug, 25 2007 @ 11:15 AM
Todaywas a turning point in my life.
I'm a commissioned salesman in the graphic arts industry. I sell printing.
The Summers are notoriously bad. Always have been, always will be. Things have been a little tight this year as we bought a new home, and used our
'Oh Sh-t' money fixing up the new house. Hey it happens. What are you going to do? Just keep on keepin' on and stuff.
This summer has been worse that I expected incoming wise. The bills though haven't let up - Funny how that works, eh?
Anyway, I have a Gibson, Les Paul Custom. She's left handed, and Cherry Sunburst. Best guitar I ever had. I bought her way back in 1979. Great
guitar, There are so many stories that if she could speak, would enthrall for hours.
I don't use her anymore, so I decided to sell her to take me through until the 4th quarter of the year - which will be a great one, and I can catch
My son has alot of funny money. You know the bills you buy in the checkout aisle of your local stores. Anyway he came up to me and said "Dad, I want
to buy that guitar", and gave me a stack of his funny money bills. I gave him the guitar, and he dragged it into his bedroom - YES it was in it's
About 5 minutes later he came running up to me and said "DAD! Come here a minute!"
He took my hand and walked me into his bedroom.
"Here Daddy! I have a present for you!"
My guitar was covered with tissues. I 'opened' my present.
"Daddy, I know you want this guitar, so I bought it for you! I love you Daddy! Daddy why are you crying?"
I'm still having trouble seeing the keyboard through my tears.
Jeezus god, I am the luckiest man in the world
Gotta go my friends.......