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Thursday, September 17, 2009

Speaking of my fear...

Yesterday, when we were leaving the mall, I walked out to find that a big-ass van was parked right beside our truck. You know you've gotten those emails, too, warning you how someone can easily pull you or one of your kids into their van, take off, and that's it. Oh, and how you should enter from the other side of your vehicle instead...but I CAN'T get all my kids in on one side.

So, I checked to see that there was no one in it(or checked as much as I could) and hurried to get Cub buckled into his seat.

As I'm snapping him in, I hear Monkey yell(his only volume really) "Who are you?"

I look up and standing right there, behind my stroller, was SCARY GUY. SCARY GUY must have been 6'4" and had hair down past his shoulders.

I jumped a freaking mile and my heart started beating a bazillion miles an hour.

SCARY GUY just smiled at us and told me not to worry, he'd wait for us to get in or he'd have his buddy pull the van up so that he could get in.

I slammed Cub's door and hustled the other two to the other side thinking, OMG, I just wrote about this fear right before we left the house. I can just hear the news: It's like she knew what was going to happen...

Thankfully, he was a completely harmless man in a non-kidnapping van, but I think it took about an hour for my heartrate to return to normal

3 Comments:

Blogger Chief said...

that ought to take a few years off if your life!

September 17, 2009 at 1:24 PM  
Blogger SupahMommy said...

ughhh
my heart is beating

ughhhh

kidnap van.. i call it that too.

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September 20, 2009 at 10:26 PM  
Blogger Lisa said...

SCARY! I just finished listening to a book on CD and that is how they got this one woman....it wasn't pretty.

I'm scared of the same thing. I go walking and tell my husband if I'm not back soon you come looking for me cause some pervert has me and I have left clues! That's the CSI watcher in me. :)

October 8, 2009 at 11:37 AM  

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