Well, and we ran out of milk...so off to the store we went.
Before I even got out of my complex...I see three LAPD cars. Three seems like a big deal, don't you think? I'm freaking out just a little bit.
I call iKeith to inform him of this development. I get voice mail.
As I'm pulling into a parking spot at King Soopers, there is a man in a black baseball hat with a goatee just standing by a car. I waited for a moment to see what he was going to do and he walked past my SUV and across the parking lot towards a woman loading her groceries into her car.
He looked sketchy.
As we walked in...I watched him kind of hanging out near this woman, but he didn't seem to be talking to her.
I encountered one of those buggy chaser/bagger people as we entered the store and I told him about the sketchy guy wandering the parking lot. He said he'd tell security about him. I described him in great detail and then explain that I watch Castle. He didn't seem impressed
Our shopping was uneventful and we bought brownie mix.
As the kids were riding the mechanical
He bought a soda and walked back out to the parking lot.
I was putting the kids and my groceries in the car when I saw him still milling around the parking lot. The car next to me parked too close so I couldn't buckle Mallory in from the outside so I had to crawl into the backseat to buckle both kids.
That was when the wind blew the door shut!
Does your car have those handy child safety locks so that your kid can't open the door while you're driving down the road?
I was locked in the back of my car!!
Crap! I know how this turns out! I've seen Law & Order! Sketchy guy...now all pumped up on Mountain Dew is going to car jack me and kidnap us!! I knew what I had to do. I had to put on my big girl panties and save my family!!
And that's when I discovered I'm a little bit too fat to climb into the front of my car from the backseat....I might have gotten high centered and pulled a muscle in my ass.
Thank goodness we bought brownies.....
Note: If you are paranoid like me...it's a good idea to test your ability to scramble into your front seat before purchasing a vehicle.