Friday, February 19, 2010

So Random

I want to apologize on behalf of Southern CA to any all readers who are buried in snow, getting more snow, or has snow on the way.

The movie RED DAWN scared the you know what out of me.  I was convinced for weeks, possibly months that we were going to be invaded.

I love Peanut Butter Captain Crunch cereal.  I know it's disgusting and terrible for you, but I like it.

We (me, mom, Kristin and Ryan) went to Wally.  It was time to restock supplies.  We had both finished up and Kristin wanted to show me some dresses that she liked.  I told my mom to get in line, figuring we would finish long before they would even begin ringing us up.  Ryan followed close behind.  Kristin showed me the collection she liked and I told her she would need something over or under that style.  We looked at a couple of other things and I pointed out that they were too short.  We headed back to the registers to meet Grandma and I started to unload my half of the cart.  It was then that I noticed someone was missing.  I looked all around the general area and Ryan was no where to be found.  I headed back to where we had been and didn't see him.  I called his name about six times at the top of my lungs.  People were looking around.  Kristin was also looking for him.  I told her to go back to Grandma.  I didn't want to lose another one.  As I walked over to customer service all the terrible thoughts started to flood my mind.  I told the girl behind the counter my son was missing.  For about two seconds she gave me a blank stare.  Noooo!  Please dear Lord, not now.  She asked me what his name was and how old. Then she turned to her more experienced associate and asked her what she needed to do.  They call a code "Adam" and the store is now on alert.  The gal then asked me what he was wearing.  Oh my gosh!  What is he wearing!?  Think!  It's times like these I think that perhaps taking a picture of them with my cell phone every morning would be a smart move.  I finally remember and I rattle it off and add his description as well.  They have him at the fitting room.  I make my way over there, and two associates had him sitting on the bench waiting.  "He came over to us and asked if we could help him find his mom."  I was floored.  He knew what to do.  He was a little shook up, but not a single tear.  I told him he did the right thing by asking for help.  I don't like that part of parenting.  It's scary.

I learned how to find the percent of a number.  In school, I totally sucked at math.  Since Kristin had to be home all week I was forced to be the teacher.  It took me a while, but I figured it out.  I was very pleased with myself.

I love random Friday's because you can talk about anything.  SQUIRREL!! 

I am going through a funk.  I don't know why.  I need to just pull up my big girl panties and deal with it. 

Have a great weekend!  We are supposed to get rained on for the next several days.  Which most likely means more snow for those you just getting out of it.  Again, I apologize.

Picture of the Day
Having an older sibling is the best!


Rebecca Jo said...

Visiting from SITS....

I think Winter makes everyone feel a lot worse.. Maybe Spring coming soon will help you with your funk..

Red Dawn freaked me out too!!!!

CJ Sime said...


CJ Sime said...

ha ha

Christina Lee said...

you had me at PB Crunch--YES!!!!!!

Laura said...

I totally did this too...I love random stuff. Ummm yeah, we have loads of snow so please stop bringing it up already! I'm totally kidding, I would be bragging too, in fact I will be come July when it's finally all gone and people in Alaska maybe still have some. :)

J. L. W. said...

I was never good at math. I haven't had PB Crunch for years. Yummy. I I hope you have a great weekend!

Emmy said...

Okay I still get a lump in my throat every time I hear about what happened to Ryan.. so glad it all turned out good.

And yes, I am right there in a funk with you. Maybe we just need a girls day/night out.. leave the kids with the boys and just laugh and have fun

elzimmy said...

When my duaghter was about four, we lost her for a minute in freakin' Disney World. Talk about heart attack city. Glad everything turned out okay!

Holly said...

As soon as I read Red Dawn I hasd to stop. I have watched that movie like 1000 times! I was trying to figure out how to survive.

Tracie said...

1. Capn Crunch is full of The Awesome.
2. I'm glad you found your son quickly.
3. I suck at math.
4. It is going to rain here too.
5. Squirrel!

KK said...

I'm so glad you found him. My grandma lost me in the Smithsonian when I was 10! I went to the designated meeting place if anyone got lost and eventually they found me. I was annoyed that I was missing stuff, but the adults were scared!

Jenny said...

Visiting from SITS. Oh man. I know that glad you found your son as quickly as you did.

mormonhermitmom said...

Red Dawn. One of the most unnerving films I saw as a kid.

I love Peanut butter Capt. Crunch too. I can't ever buy it because I will eat the whole box. No lie.

It keeps wanting to snow here. It's cold enough. The weather man says it will....and it doesn't. That guy is SUCH a liar and he still gets to keep his job.

cat said...

from big sis "puppy!" and I am glad you did not lose the little guy. he is pretty cool.

Janiece said...

Oh my gosh...I was getting upset for you reading your shopping story.
Glad that your little guy knew to look for help.
Hope the "funk" passes quickly.