Where Are Your Parents, Honey?

Second-Hand StoriesWhat’s the best story someone else has recently told you (in person, preferably)? Share it with us, and feel free to embellish — that’s how good stories become great, after all.


One day while at a previous job, a really funny co-worker told us a story about the kids coming to her door at Halloween. She told us how one group was really in performance mode and explained how priceless and clever the gag was.

Jessie from Toy Story/image: tumblingwestblogspot.com
Jessie from Toy Story/image: tumblingwestblogspot.com

She hears a knock and someone say “trick or treat.” Answering the door she see’s a little girl standing there who looks about 3 or 4 years old and is a cow girl like Woody’s girlfriend Jessie from Toy Story. So right away Ann the co-worker get’s upset because she doesn’t see the little girl’s parents. So she asks cowgirl, “Where is your mommy or daddy honey?” Cowgirl, is standing with a rope around her waist being pulled slightly, and says, “They’re not here, because I had to get my cattle because they ran away.” So, Ann asks, “What cattle, hon…?”

And as Ann looked down the lawn at the other end of the rope, she saw two parents roped around the waist together, waving at her in their cow costumes. So she laughed hysterically and gave them all her candy in the bowl!!! Also she took pictures but I don’t have those. This was before the days of camera phones.

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