Friday, June 3, 2011

Hoarders

I reached in my hospital-issued diaper bag the other day while I was driving, searching for a toy for the baby.  

My hand brushed against something it did not recognize....something wiry, gritty.......nasty.

I pulled my hand out.

Curiosity compelled me, and I stuck my hand back in.  I felt it again.

What on earth?

I gave a shiver, closed my fingers around it, and drew it out of the bag.

And almost missed my turn.















For a minute I was creeped out.

Then, I remembered that my three year old daughter is a hoarder.


Sounds like a reality tv show to me:  Preschool Hoarders and Those Who Love Them.

Or maybe, "What's in YOUR Diaper Bag Today?"



7 comments:

  1. Totally freaky! You were mighty brave to reach in a second time. I think I would have had a man in the family do it. :) Anyway, I am kind of freaked out every time I step on crunchy things. This stems from a tramatic experience from years back when my husband's crab crawled out of the aquarium. My foot found him.

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  2. Ack!!!!! I would have thrown it across the car!!!!

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  3. What I want to know is this:
    How did she get to be *three*?!?!?!

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  4. Rachel! Ewww! :) I have stepped on a slug before....but never a crab! What a horrible feeling! :)

    Brenda, I gave a huge shudder. Couldn't imagine where the head came from for a while. Really strange! Finally figured it out. :)

    Kari, I have no idea. But it's wrong. :)

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  5. Too funny!!!! Three? Three? You just gave birth to her last week!

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  6. LOL! Thanks for the chuckle, Holly!

    Valerie

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  7. Oh my goodness! ROFL! That would have scared the heck out of me! LOLOL

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