Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Sharing a laugh

Well, I want to share a laugh with you before Jack and I take off for our trip tomorrow. We were hit with bad weather again last night. Once again we were under a tornado watch. i know, you are thinking and what is so funny about that. Well it isn't funny! Not at all. But about 11:30 last night I was here on the computer playing a game, Jack was watching an old movie on television. Suddenly, we lost power and boy was it dark! I could not see my hand in front of my face unless it lightening. What was fun was trying to find the power strip to shut it off in case the power tried to come on and then went off. So finally managed to do that without hitting my head on the desk or falling out of my chair. Jack and I were talking back and forth not wanting to go far in the dark. But after about a half hour in the office chair, I had a bad case of petrified rump! And I decided to try and make it to the living room. I found Jack's hobby desk and used it to find my way to the doorway. Then I inched along the hallway until I made it to the living room doorway. Then came the big leap of faith. I had to make it across the living room to the sofa. YIKES! I asked Jack to talk to me so I could follow his voice and I was able to hold onto the CD cabinet and then the t.v. which got me a little more than halfway. So picture me the rest of the way, bent over, hands out in front of me searching for the sofa! Made it! Yippee!!!!!! My victory was short lived though! I was thirsty because it was stuffy without a fan running and I needed a potty run. Why couldn't the potty run hit me as I was passing the bathroom? Made it to the kitchen for some water and even managed to make it to the bathroom and back to the sofa just fine! Then we set waiting for lights and watching the storm. All told, the lights were out for over an hour. I have had enough of storms this year. I am waving the white flag in surrender! LOL! I hope this story makes you smile! God bless and see you this weekend!

13 comments:

Trisha said...

I've never been to Carthage. Maybe we can go there some time soon. That would be a nice stay-cation. I hope you enjoyed your trip and time together! Blessings to you and yours.

the160acrewoods said...

lol too funny!

Happy Trails!

Susie said...

This did make me smile but I'm so glad there was no further storm damage your way. We had quite a strong little earthquake last night but no damage from that. Each area has its own concerns, doesn't it?
Have fun on your trip!
xo

Vonna said...

LOL! We've been having storms too...probably the ones that have already been at your house!
Thanks for the early morning smile! We all need one of those to start a beautiful day out!

Dawn said...

It has been a very strange year. We had a tornado just 15 miles away, along the front range - very very strange. It really decimated parts of this little town, including our youth leader's house. God spared them when they all headed for the church in the afternoon instead of the husband and two kids staying home as normal.

I hope you had a wonderful anniversary trip!

Sharon said...

Lol! After that, you deserve to go on a trip!!! I hope you both have a lovely time together. :)

PEA said...

I wish I would have had a camcorder to record you! hehe Isn't it awful, though, trying to make your way in the dark?!! At least it's not half as bad if you're in a familiar place but imagine being somewhere you've never been before. I think I would have stayed with the petrified rump! lol Have a fun and safe trip, take lots of pictures!! xoxo

CONNIE'S THOUGHTS FROM THE HEART said...

HAPPY ANNIVERSARY TO TWO OF MY FAVORITE PEOPLE, JACK AND MICHELLE. Hope you all have a great time doing things that you enjoy.

Great laugh, thanks, But I do hope you don't have to do that often. I keep a flashlight on my bedside table and Jim knows he better not move it. It is there for that purpose and that purpose alone. We have had to use it a few times already. It is always comforting knowing it is there. Maybe it would work for you all. Til I see you all again, connie from Texas

groovyoldlady said...

I am picturing you groping and wondering why you don't have flashlights handy?

DaisyGirl said...

I hope you all start having better weather! Send that rain to us! Have a great weekend!
Donna

Kathleen Marie said...

Crazy weather...we have rain and flooding and you tornadoes and I have been in a couple...No fun. I am so glad you are OK... Good thing you have a sense of humor! Hugs!

Sharon said...

That is funny Michelle! I hate the dark-but you did pretty good getting around there.

Meari said...

LOL, don't you guys have candles? Flashlights?