Wednesday, May 13, 2009

This message is brought to you by the letters W, T, & F

•Last Monday getting the phone call @ 0445 that Eric's dad had a massive hemorrhagic stroke

•Spending $1200 on last minute plane tickets to Seattle to fly out Tuesday morning using Delta, Alaska, Northwest, & American Airlines

•Actual Delta announcement: "we are fortunate here @ Delta to have the best pilots, but unfortunately they are also the worst drivers, so please stay seated until we are done taxing off the runway"

•Finding a human shock collar for snoring in sky mall catalog

•Paying $20 in the Denver airport for 2 sandwiches

•Actual Pilot announcement: "we're arriving in Seattle w/ beautiful weather, 56 degrees with a light rain"

•Seeing a drunk/tired/bewildered Danny Glover in SeaTac

•Reserving a Pontiac G6, and getting a PT Cruiser

•High temp of 51 degrees in May

•Being in Seattle during my graduation in FL

•Paying $2.56 a gallon for unleaded

•Frantically waking up b/c I thought a bug was crawling up my arm, only to find Eric's niece smiling with her hand under the covers

•Still thinking that everyone is 2 hours behind me, and calling Vanessa from the West coast @ 11:30pm in FL

•Having to pay for parking everywhere you go

•Having to watch 'old greg' everyday b/c Eric has to show it to everyone

•Hearing Jump Smokers song "My flow so tight" & hearing the lyrics: "my flow so tight & beat so sick, chris brown should get his ___ kicked"

•Eric's same 3yr old niece pulling her out old potty chair & using it in the middle of the living room

•Peeling out on the steep hills of Seattle in the rain

•Having a homeless chick walk into Jack in the Box to ask for money for calamine lotion for her "poison ivy" ...then almost getting mugged by 2 different bums in Seattle in a matter of 10 min

•Taking Hwy 512 to Hwy 167 to I-405 to I-5, just to get to Seattle (32 miles away) for 7 days


•Lady in seat next to me complain about a guy on her last flight talking about surfing the whole flight & how annoying it was...then she preceded to talk to anyone that would listen to her during our entire flight

•Finding a stow away during the final departure checks out of Denver & having to taxi back to the gate to kick her off

•Having to pay $68 for parking at the Pensacola airport for 8 days

•Coming home Tuesday night, to leave Thursday for my brother's graduation in MO


Kristina P. said...

Is his dad OK, Mary! I'm so sorry you had to miss your graduation!

Missy said...

WOW! I am so sorry about your FIL! You have has a trip and a half and they say in the south! Hope everything and everyone gets well soon!

Mrs. Jacqueline said...

I really hope your hubby's dad is okay! What a whirlwind you two have been put through! Congratulations on your graduation, I'm sorry you had to miss it.

You should have let me know you were at the Denver airport, I live 20 minutes away and I would have brought ya'll food!

Erin said...

I'm so sorry for your frustrations and for your father in law! I hope everything is okay.

Things are a little crazy for you right now...

Michelle said...

Wow...craziness! Just think. You'll soon be here and all your worries will be gone because you will be in my presence. Haahaha. Kidding. I am excited for you to get here though.

How is your FIL?? I haven't heard an update.

Becky said...

wow. what the trip. what I wonder is with security the way it is, how someone could stowaway on a plane. weird.

Wendyburd1 said...

I hope Eric's dad is better and I am so sorry you missed graduating after all the work you have done! That sucks! I knew you'd make it to graduation though, I knew you'd pass! ((HUGS))

SO said...

That is some serious crazy stuff. I hope that Eric's dad is okay!

(I HATE that 'old greg' *shudder)

I'm sorry you had to miss your graduation! :(

Jessica said...

That sounds like a crazy trip. I hope your FIL is doing better.

Momma Sarah said...

Well, I'm glad you are least got to come see us for a couple of hours and and introduce Eric to the kids. Now they KNOW he's real! ha ha!! I'm so totally hooked on Papa Murphy's veg pizza! Sorry for all the craziness - hope everything settles down soon. We do need an update on Eric's dad though! Give everyone in MO hugs from us!

Vic and Al said...

so sorry to hear that- i hope everything works out ok. let us know if there is anything we can do!