“We were at Kings Beach one of those places with our own kitchen. I was takin a shower. I smelled smoke. I heard Celeste yellin ‘grease fire’ but it was really Mel Gibson yelling cease fire on TV -- remember Celeste had that deep voice. So I ran outside without dryin off. It was about ten below. My thing, uh, my dingaling froze. I came back in and Celeste thought I had a woody and she friggin attacked me.”
“She did huh?” Bob said with a straight face.
“It was a savage attack, too.” Joe shrugged in Hollywood fashion. “As soon as I warmed up I thawed out.” He made a dwindling motion from an erect finger to a bent one to a flat one, and they both burst out laughing."
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