The Excuse


The Excuse

Jones came into the office an hour late for
the third time in

one week and found the boss waiting for him. “What’s the
story this time, Jones?” he asked sarcastically. “Let’s hear a
good excuse for a change.”

Jones sighed, “Everything went wrong this morning, Boss.
The wife decided to drive me to the station. She got ready in
ten minutes, but then the drawbridge got stuck. Rather than
let you down, I swam across the river — look, my suit’s still
damp — ran out to the airport, got a ride on Mr. Thompson’s
helicopter, landed on top of Radio City Music Hall, and was
carried here piggyback by one of the

“You’ll have to do better than that, Jones,” said the boss,

obviously disappointed. “No woman can get ready in ten

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Gary has been a writer/ photographer for over 20 years, specializing in nature,landscapes and studying native cultures.Besides visiting most of the United States, he has traveled to such places as Egypt,the Canary Islands,much of the Caribbean. He has studied  the Mayan Cultures in Central America, and the Australian Aboriginal way of life.Photography has given him the opportunity to observe life in many different parts of the world!

He has published several books about the various cultures he has observed.

For more information and a link to his hard cover and Ebooks,and contact information: please check his

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A short story depicting adventures in the out back of Australia

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