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Saturday, August 25, 2007

A Bad Day

It all started out as a typical Saturday morning. My husband decided to check out a new fishing hole nestled in the San Bernardino mountains, I was thinking of going to see Mr. Bean's Holiday and maybe get a few crochet stitches in. Then he came home unexpectedly.

His fishing trip was cut short due to him getting robbed. He was held at knife-point and gun-point while they took what money he had, his cell phone, gasoline card and some items out of his van. They then threw his keys into the woods and took off. The only reason he survived the attack is because he let them have whatever they wanted. Please take that as a lesson. It took him several hours, but he managed to find his keys and make his way home. Needless to say, he is quite shaken and I've been on the verge of throwing up ever since.

The reports have been filed and the calls to cancel accounts and cards have been made. One never knows what will happen from one day to the next. We take so much for granted. Please take the time today to tell those close to you how much they mean to you. Kiss them, hug them and hold them tight.

The only consolation I have is knowing that these people always get paid back whether it happens here or at the end.

I likely will not be on line for the remainder of the weekend. We're just going to spend the rest of this weekend appreciating each other's company and thanking God for his protection.

Love you all! ~ Mini

5 comments:

.:Cris:. said...

I am so glad Hubby is ok.

(((hugs)))
Cris~

Sônia Maria said...

Hi Mini!
I am sorry your Bad Day.
Thanks to God its husband this well.
It made well in delivering everything.
Here in the Brazil we have one dictated: “The rings are gone and are the fingers”.
Your husband now has another date of birth.
He now has two anniversaries.
He was born of new.
I am happy for everything to have finished well.
I ask for the God to bless yours.Hugs will be you and your family.
Sônia Maria

Sandytoo said...

Oh, Mini...how HORRIBLE! Thank GOD your H is ok and that he did the right thing! I hope they catch those @#$%& and put them away!

{{{{{{{{{{BIG HUGS!!}}}}}}}}}}}

Sandy

naida said...

Hi Mini, that is horrible!! Thank God hubby wasnt hurt. Its very, very scary. He was smart to give them what they wanted.
I'm sorry this happened to you guys.
Naida

Mini said...

Thanks everyone for your thoughtfulness and kind wishes. May anything like this never, ever happen to you or anyone you know. All I can say is that once you settle down, all the things in your life certainly take on a different priority. Fortunately, by Sunday night we were able to get back to joking around a little. But this experience will always be forefront in my brain each and every time he walks out the door now. The bright side to all of this is that it has strengthened our bond. Look out now!! LOL