Wednesday, May 26, 2010

How Did We End Up In That Ditch, And Why Were You Holding My Hand!?

Hmm. Its Wednesday morning and it looks like it's going to be a very sunny day. I have work at 1:30 with Lauren Grelle. It should be fun enough. Last time we didn't have a whole lot of business so I sent her down to the circle for some Starbucks coffee. (by the way... the downtown Starbucks does NOT have Irish cream...!!?!?!?).

This is my current appearance:

Yesterday was fun enough. I woke up and was able to chat a bit on skype, which always gets my day started nicely. Then I had to go to work. Normally this is a fairly enjoyable activity... however I was working with someone who really got on my nerves. I don't want to go into it, but the guy talked on his cellphone... loudly for thirty minutes, cursing and just being generally obnoxious. I was a little bummed when I got off work because of the LONG shift with "Mr. I-know-everything-about-this-job-even-though-I-Just-Started."

Sorry, I'm just a bit irritated... can you tell?

Anyway, I de-stressed by going to target, (not always a good idea) I bought a picture frame to put all bunch of my favorite photos from this year in. And, I bought these cute swimming shorts to go with this sporty swim suit top. It's the first that I've worn the swim suit and thought I didn't look that bad. However I still have a good while before I'm ready to wear it in public. Slowly I'm building up confidence and exercising.

Yesterday, I also had the burning desire to go outside. So, like a moron, I went and just laid down in the front driveway. "...And let the sun wrap its arms around me... and feel, feel what its like to be new" I brought my bible and just set down for a bit and read a few random passages. I love it because when I jump into the bible unguided sometimes I find the coolest scriptures that really resound in my life.

My house and driveway...

A little bit of staged camera confusion.

Here comes the fun part of the day. In my boredom, I texted Lindsay Condon. She was a friend of mine from high school and she came over to watch Glee with me and take a walk. A walk... seems harmless enough. HA! It was all in the dark, and we were wearing dark clothes, in the country, on poorly lit streets, next to creepy farm houses.... RUN ON SENTENCE... After walking a bit over two miles, A cop stopped us and asked what we were doing and how old we were. We told him our ages and he didn't seem to believe us, so we told him we were just heading home and he let us go.

Cars, kept NOT seeing us the whole way so we would run into someone's driveway whenever we saw headlights coming toward us. This was, until we came across some train tracks. "Great idea! lets go on the tracks so we can get off the main road." We started slowly down the tracks when I heard some growling. "Did you hear that?" I said to lindsay. We got quiet. "I'm scared" I said and then we heard some ferocious barking.

"Its a dog!!" I shouted." Instantly, Lindsay grabbed my hand and we sprinted down towards the road. We we going so fast we didn't see the huge watery ditch until it was too late. Together, we plummeted into it's murky depths. It was one of the most frightening airborne moments I've ever lived through. Laughing, we shook it off and got back on the train tracks when we realized the coast was clear.

We continued on until we got near this electrical facility... where we heard, a voice. A creepy voice. A creepy man voice. Startled once again, Lindsay grabbed my hand and practically hauled me down the path. We heard gunshots and began sprinting. Until we finally made it back to an actual road.

Somehow, we made it back... of course this was after several hours and crazy near death experiences. But It just goes to show you, that you don't have to be at some cool new place to have an adventure. You can have one in your own neighborhood.

Peace and Love

1 comment:

  1. hilarious story. i'm glad you didn't die. bahaha.