Unbelievable

If there’s one thing I cannot say about my life, it would be that it’s boring.  My life is anything from boring.  Or ordinary, for that matter.  Things just seem to happen to me.  Sometimes good, sometimes bad, but often unbelievable.

Yesterday, my brand new Pacifica (you know, the one I got on October 31 after my van was totaled?) was hit by an 18-wheeler.  Yes, an 18-wheeler.  Un-freaking-believable!!!

We had been out and about after dropping Calista off with our friends, T and G, to go Christmas tree hunting.  Skip got a haircut, and then we took the boys shopping.  There was a scary free Santa at Wal-Mart that the boys met.  They screamed when we put them on his lap.  Oops.  Afterwards, we met up with Calista again and decided to stop by McDonald’s on the way home. Continue reading »


Forced Upgrade

It looks like we will be getting a new van this week, thanks to the woman who ran a stop sign and hit us last Wednesday.  The boys and I were heading in to town for our daily trip to pick up Calista from Kindergarten.  I was doing the speed limit — 50 MPH — as I approached an intersection.  The approaching car had a stop sign, but as I got closer, I kept thinking “she’s not stopping…”

Sure enough, she kept going and though I tried to move out of her way, she slammed into me on the passenger side of our van. Continue reading »