Two priests died at the same time and met Saint Peter at the Pearly
Gates.  St. Peter said, "I'd like to get you guys in now, but our
computer is down.  You'll have to go back to Earth for about a week, but
you can't go back as priests.  So what else would you like to be?"

The first priest says, "I've always wanted to be an eagle, soaring above
the Rocky Mountains."

"So be it," says St. Peter, and off flies the first priest.

The second priest mulls this over for a moment and asks, "Will any of
this week 'count', St. Peter?"

"No, I told you the computer's down.  There's no way we can keep track
of what you're doing."

"In that case," says the second priest, "I've always wanted to be a

"So be it" says St. Peter, and the second priest disappears.

A week goes by, the computer is fixed, and the Lord tells St. Peter to
recall the two priests. "Will you have any trouble locating them?" He

"The first one should be easy," says St. Peter. "He's somewhere over the
Rockies, flying with the eagles. But the second one could prove to be
more difficult."

"Why?" asketh the Lord.

"He's on a snow tire, somewhere in North Dakota."

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