Monday, June 3, 2013

Some people have odd priorities.....

I know....I know..... I have not posted in a while. SonyaAnn has reminded me of that. I don't feel like I have been THAT busy, but maybe I have. Or I was just boring.

Today, I just wanted to share something I thought was silly.

Yesterday, Hubby and I met MIL for lunch at CiCi's, in case you don't know about it, it is a pizza buffet. And MIL LOVES it. She and Hubby can eat a LONG time at a buffet. I spend most of the time chatting and listening as I will never be able to eat as much as either of them do. And they don't gaine weight! Ugh!

So the topic came up about a huge fire that happened on Friday. You may have heard about it as it did make some national news outlets. A restaurant caught fire and the fire moved on to a motel and it ended up being a 5 alarm fire.

It got huge and I was getting email news alerts all afternoon.

Sadly, 4 firefighters were killed and 13 injured during the fire. It was one of the worst fires in Houston history.

The subject came up and MIL said, "Oh, there was smoke all over the Southwest Freeway. I hope Meredith did not have a hard time getting home."

WHAT?!  Four firefighters DIED. 13 were injured. The building burned to the ground. Apparently, a lot of people LIVED there and they are now homeless.

And you are worried that Meredith might have been inconvenienced?????

Needless to say, I did not say that to her, but I sure was thinking it. Don't get me wrong, I love my kids. But their convenience is not always the most important thing.

Now, back to work for me. :-)


slugmama said...

I'm still waiting to see pics of the trip you took home last month.
Don't make the slug wait toooo much longer, k? lol

Frances said...

Oh, Sluggy, I took very few pics and haven't even uploaded them yet. I WILL get it done and post about my trip soon.

Sonya Ann said...

I'm so glad that I forced you to write something. I missed ya bad.
I think some people just see things differently. Or at least, that is what I try and tell myself when someone says something our of left field. Usually, its the talk Sonya down conversation in my head. I have that conversation a lot.

Frances said...

I know that people see things differenlty than I do, SonyaAnn. And I know that my MIL's life revolves around grandchildren and great grandchildren. (Her children are just not that important. LOL!)

But, still.

Sonya Ann said...

Sometimes it is so hard to keep our mouths shut.

McVal said...

Wow! my husband wouldn't have hesitated... I think my eye brows would have raised and he and I would def talk about it later!

Frances said...

Hi, SonyaAnn!

McVal, I don't even raise my eyebrows anymore when it comes to MIL and usually Hubby and I don't even talk about it. We used to, but he would always tell me to remember that she is not as smart as I am and just has different ideas about things. Oh, and he reminds me that her life revolves around grandkids and great grands.

So, I don't say anything to her and just complain sometimes to you guys. :-)