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Dec 27, 2008

Faster than a Speeding Bullet!

I had a funny incident today, when I was out to lunch with some of my good friends. They had their little baby along. She's a cutie, even if she was probably teething and cranky as a result. Anyhow, as she was being held, her by her daddy, her arm reached out and knocked his soda over in my direction.

It was so funny! I could almost see the glass of soda in ice being spilled in slow motion! In my mind as soon as I could tell the pop was going to go over, and it would spill all over me, I said to myself, "I wonder if I can move this body fast enough now to get out of the way?"

Lickety split, faster than a speeding bullet I slid out of the booth and jumped into the aisle! The result? I was 98% successful! I got just a tad on the side of my pants that was closest to the spill. That's it! All over my seat, that I was sitting was a huge puddle of ice and soda. It was also all over the table and leaking down continually after the initial spill. On me, hardly any! Three years ago, I would've been soaked with a lapful of soda and ice!

I am amazed! I can move fast now! Woo Hoo! Now that I'm faster than a speeding bullet, do you think I can leap tall buildings?

(By the way, thanks Staci for the idea to blog about this!) :-)


Jackson Family said...

Josh and I laughed as we read this. You were pretty fast!! And I'm glad I mentioned the idea for your idea! Staci

Ang said...

So funny Ann!! I bet you could probably leap tall buildings. You have proven that you can do anything you set your mind to. This is a pretty cool story!

cami said...

Ummmmm, I would have been covered is soda as well! Mainly cuz i am lethargically tired!

Anonymous said...

Guess what! I am actually logged on to your blog for the first time! This is actually really fun to read! Congrats being able to move out of the way. I hope you are able move even faster next time you are near my pool and I attempt to push you in.

Ann said...

Oh Diane (aka anonymous), your comment had me laughing! I'm getting ready to practice my sprinting skills! YOU better watch out, I just may get get agile/strong/quick witted enough I'll manage to help you give you a quick dip into the pool instead! :) {practing: sprint, side step, push......}

Anonymous said...

Hey! I'll meet you on the opening day of my pool and see who becomes the most agile/strong/quick/side stepping one of all. (How in the world did you know it was me in the anonymous comment?)