Let's lighten the mood -
The Tomato Garden
An old Italian man lived alone in the country. He wanted to dig
his tomato garden but it was very hard work as the ground was hard.
His only son, Vincenzo, who used to help him, was in prison.
The old man wrote a letter to his son and described his
I am feeling pretty bad because it looks like I won't be able to
plant my tomato garden this year. I am getting too old to be digging up a
garden plot. If you were here, my troubles would be over. I know you
would dig the garden for me.
A few days later he received a letter from his son.
I'd do anything for you Papa, except dig up that garden. That's
where I buried the bodies.
At 4 am the next morning, FBI and local police arrived and dug
up the entire area without finding any bodies. They apologized to the old
man and left. The same day the old man received another letter from his
Go ahead and plant the tomatoes now. That's the best I could do
under the circumstances.
(from an email - kc)