Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Time zones

What Seiuli♥ was doing at 9:02 pm central standard time (4:02 pm Hawaii time):

What Tori:) was doing 9:02 pm central standard time:

I was driving Tristan home from his football game when all the sudden something started running, or wait, no- it was hopping across the street. I slammed on my brakes. Tristan starts saying, "What?? What happened?? What is it?!?!" as I open my car door. I said, "There's a frog crossing the road."

T: "So?"

Me: "So I don't wanna run it over."

T: "What!!?? Come back!"

Me: "Hold on, I'm trying to see where it is..."

I found the frog and it jumped under our car. I was scared to drive because I didn't want to squish it. Tristan looked out his door and said, "Go. It's ok." So I slowly drove forward. I asked Tristan if I ran it over. He looked and said he didn't think so. I told him to go check. He got out to look, saw the frog safely jumping across the street, and walked back to the car.

T: "I'll just walk." (We were only like 20 yards from our house.)

Me: "Do you think I'm a dork?"

T: "Yes."

Me: "Yessssssssssssssss."

The End :)


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Mindi said...

i think protecting frogs in the wild is WAY more glam that stupid surfing in paradise....:)

you are a good woman to hold the fort down. your man will pay you back. in spades.

Stacey said...

*humming Hawaii 5-0 theme song*

I guess I'm a dork. I would have done the same thing. About 12 years ago I hit some baby ducks that were crossing the street. I had a hard time getting over it. Yeah,I'm just a wee bit sensitive.

Suzanne said...

I've never seen a frog crossing sign before! LOL! You get extra points for being kind to the frog.

I'll bet that Sei is having a blast. How could someone not? Seriously, you and I are going to Hawaii. But probably not until 2058. Will we be too old then...? :)

Brittany said...

hey, i totally cannot remember if i've left you a comment before or not, but i check in every now and then! i love your blog, i love your thoughts... and is your husband poly? just curious cuz of his name(my hubs is fijian). anyway, just wanted to say hello and that i'll be back fo sho

omar said...

If it's any consolation, at 10:02 eastern, I was probably getting ready for bed. Your frog story is way better than that.


Yvonne said...

I never even knew there was such a thing as frog crossings--You are so funny ; )

Nobody said...

Frog Lover.

I do not like frogs. At all.

Toy frogs are super cute, but real frogs and toads. YUCK.

But a squished frog would be worse, so, uh....YAY TORI for not squishing the frog.

Klin said...

The Jungle thanks you for being kind to frogs. LOL.

Tristan is so funny. "I'll just walk"

Brittany said...

that is a trip! we've known the ah yous forever! that's awesome-

JustRandi said...

If we don't save the frogs, how will we ever get the princes?
Quick thinking! Good job!

That girl said...

OHHH!!! I know what you mean.. I was driving the other day and I ran over a squirrel. I was sooo upset. I wanted to get out and take it to the veternarian...but obviously they would've laughed at me.

Happy Birthday to the nephew! It's great to be eight!!!

No Cool Story said...

I guess this answers the question "why did the frog cross the road?"

aubrey said...

ya, i totally would have done the same thing as you.

Nancy Face said...

I love froggies.