I found a link to this on Pradeep Soundararajan's Blog; it is a story by Jerry Weinberg about software testing.
Here's the article - Test Trimming: A Fable About Testing
The post-script at the end is absolutely amazing.
Schedule and Events
March 26-29, 2012, Software Test Professionals Conference, New Orleans
July, 14-15, 2012 - Test Coach Camp, San Jose, California
July, 16-18, 2012 - Conference for the Association for Software Testing (CAST 2012), San Jose, California
August 2012+ - At Liberty; available. Contact me by email: Matt.Heusser@gmail.com