Thursday, April 28, 2005

Why I Don't Live In Wisconsin

First Ed Gein, now this chap. What is it with momma's boys from Wisconsin?

TOWN OF CAMPBELL, Wis. - A loner who told authorities he kept his dead mother in a freezer for years played make-believe with her into junior high and endured teasing because she walked him to high school.

Philip Schuth and his mother, Edith, had only each other, neighbors and acquaintances said Tuesday as they tried to make sense of a police standoff at Schuth's home that ended with Schuth in jail and investigators carting a massive chest-freezer out of his basement. Inside was a body Schuth claims is his mother.

We now return you to your regularly scheduled reality.


Rancher said...

Well your name's Bates, you should understand.

Rancher said...

Sorry, couldn't resist. :)

Leslie Bates said...

Oh, I understand...

Whenever I talk to someone entering my info into their store's database i usually say "Bates, as in the motel."

Not everyone gets it.