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Humorous Moments in Life?

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on May 2, 2010 - 11:49pm

So I took a wrong turn. Just a little character flaw I have. But, I had the common sense to take a cell phone.

It was a beautiful day on Saturday. My son was traveling on a charter bus to his track meet. I was going to meet him at the field. It was a two hour drive - I can handle it by myself. Going home was a different story. I left before his bus departed. I wanted to beat him back to school because I am always late. That was my first mistake!

My second mistake was not taking a right. I took a left and ended up in territory I did not recognize. My third mistake was not putting gas in my car before I left home in the morning. There I was, driving in the middle of nowhere. Just trees, rocks, no residential area. When I saw the road sign with a familiar town I knew I was in huge trouble. I was on the complete opposite side of where I was supposed to be. I had to call my friend and ask her to pick my son up at school because I really did not know where I was, but recognized the town name, I had very little gas left in my car and I was starting to panick.

The road seemed endless. I kept driving and driving. Finally, I saw the sign again, then the gas station. I have never been so happy to see a gas station. I called my friend and said I would be at her house in an hour and a half. I had already been driving an hour and a half.

When I got to her house, I had to tell my son the story and we laughed. This was not the first time. The last time I got lost was in the woods cross country skiing with my son two years ago. I remembered the area I was skiing in, but when I saw the deer head on the bank of a stream I knew we could be in a little trouble. Poor little guy. He was so scared. Me too, but I could not let him know that. He was only nine years old, first time skiing. I kept falling over the tree roots, pine cones, tree branch twigs, etc. There was very little snow on the trail. I got cut up, bruised up, wet and cold. After we got out of the woods, I had to laugh.

Anyone want to go on an adventure with me?

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