Jogging to Cadaverville
He’s out there again, my neighbor, the doctor, waiting for the snow plow to pass so he can jog on a clean street.
It’s 5 a.m. and we’ve had three inches of snow and it’s still coming down but nothing can stop him.
Doc jogs every morning, good weather or bad.
This morning we meet because I’m out spelunking in the snow and the dark for my morning paper.
Going through his warm-ups, he invites me once again to join him for a jog, an invitation he extends when we meet on dark mornings.
As I have told him before, I tell him once again that I’ll arrive soon enough in Cadaverville and have no desire to get there faster.
Months ago, I told him about articles in the paper, three or four times a year, indicating that another otherwise healthy man had dropped dead while jogging.
I tell him that’s not a good thing.
One of the deceased, I mention, was a cardiologist like him. Can’t remember his name, I tell him, but he was also young, with kids.
I go on to explain that I am a believer in Recliner Therapy, something I find very beneficial.
I add that I’ve never heard of a soul dropping dead in a recliner. I admit, however, that could happen but so far I have seen no mention of such a tragedy in the paper.
Thirty years my junior at least, this young doctor who jogs asks what I do for exercise as he puffs through his warm-ups.
I tell him I push all the way back in my humongous recliner at least three times a day and wiggle my toes, grab a Kleenex and blow my nose.
I tell him I believe in a holistic, head-to-toe approach to exercise.
The snow plow finally passes and the young doctor chuckles, hikes up his sweat pants and jogs off, arms swinging, through flakes of snow.
More Comedy stories
Discover our random name generatorsBrazilian Name Generator Lake Name Generator Wizard Name Generator Magazine Name Generator Dutch Name Generator Galaxy Name Generator German Name Generator Irish Name Generator Sith Name Generator Drag Queen Name Generator Jewish Name Generator Half-Elf Name Generator Transformers Name Generator Druid Name Generator Werewolf Name Generator DJ Name Generator Hobbit Name Generator Greek Name Generator Hacker Name Generator Username Generator Photography Name Generator Forest Name Generator Christmas Elf Name Generator Necromancer Name Generator Cat Name Generator Genie Name Generator Pen Name Generator Victorian Name Generator Castle Name Generator Prison Name Generator Fantasy Race Name Generator Korean Name Generator Viking Name Generator Food Name Generator Harry Potter Name Generator Graffiti Tag Generator French Name Generator Nickname Generator Superpower Generator Drug Name Generator
Would you like to see more? Then check out our full list of random name generators.