walking through Golden Gate Park in San Francisco
, a liberal

minded man full of empathy for his fellow man came upon another man hugging a tree with his ear firmly against the

Seeing this he inquired, "Dear Friend, Just out of

curiosity, what the heck are you doing?"
"I'm listening to the

music of the tree," the other man replied.
"Oh, I would love to

experience that."
"Would you like to give it a

Understandably curious, the man says, "Well, OK..." So he

wrapped his arms around the tree & pressed his ear up against it. With this, the other guy slapped a pair of

handcuffs on him, took his wallet, jewelry, car keys, then stripped him naked and

Two hours later another nature lover strolled by, saw this

guy handcuffed to the tree stark naked, and asked, "What the heck happened to

He told the guy the whole terrible story about how he got


When he finished telling his story, the other guy

shook his head in sympathy, walked around behind him, kissed him gently behind the ear and said, "This just ain't

gonna be your day............cupcake..."