...because we all have our motley moments!

Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Do you hear that?

This is a story that we still laugh about.

Mark and I took a business trip together a couple of years ago to California. It was very exciting to go without the kiddos and we were totally looking forward to it.

Well, it's a pretty good trek out there. It seems like it takes forever to reach the west coast, so we were tuckered out by the time we reached our hotel room.

Poor Mark was suffering with a really bad allergy attack. His head was sooooo congested. He was miserable and and yet happy that we could finally take a nap before the evening's festivities. We had just lugged all the luggage in and collapsed on the bed.

Everything was nice and quiet until we heard something weird. It was a buzzing sound. We tried to ignore it, but it just kept going on and on. We couldn't sleep! Ugh!

OK. I tried to locate the sound and it seemed like it was coming from the wall. I called the front desk and they sent a repair man to the room. He came in and informed us that the air conditioning switch was faulty and that he couldn't fix it. He suggested another room. Ugh!

So, I called the front desk and I sent poor Mark to go get the new key. We changed rooms.

Everything was nice and quiet until we heard something weird - again! It was the same buzzing sound! I informed Mark that this hotel was a dump and I just couldn't believe we were having to go through this!

So, I called the front desk and Mark then sent ME to go get the new key to a room in a totally different building. We surmised that it must be some electrical problem in the old building. Mark sent me to inspect the new room.

I went. Everything was completely quiet. FINALLY!

So, Mark and I lugged the luggage again and we tried again for a nap. Then we heard it again! What in the world was going on? Was this Candid Camera?

Using my newly perceptive hearing, I located the buzzing sound coming from the FLOOR!

The floor under my LUGGAGE! As I opened my bag I realized the culprit.

My electric toothbrush had been smushed ON!

We laughed sooooooo hard! I am laughing right now as I type!


Liz said...

I love this story! So funny!

fawnda said...

That is so funny! I think that it is hilarious that even the repair man thought it was coming from the room.

Maria said...

Oh, I know! It totally fed into the craziness!

Pam said...

So funny :)

Rachel said...

That's hilarious! Thanks for the laugh today! :)

Lindsay said...

Thanks for the laugh. :)

Donna said...

I love that story!!! It's always great when we can laugh at ourselves AND other people...stupid repair man...ha ha ha!

hgrenier said...

we've had similar experiences with my hubby's electric razor! funny!