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I swear I had nothing to do with it July 15, 2009

Posted by Toy Lady in Home, mirth & woe, random stuff.
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So there we were the other evening, when  Peeps looked out the front window.

Is that a truck in our driveway?  We don’t know anyone with a white truck, do we?

It’s an official truck of some sort?

What is up with that?  So we went out to get a closer look.

PhotobucketSure enough, it’s a Fire Chief’s truck from the Barnard Fire Department.

Now while our local police department may be a little, well, sketchy, maybe, our fire department is (so far) above reproach.

So far, anyway.  😯

So you see a fire chief pull into your driveway, then a fire truck pull up in your front yard, you start to wonder whether your house is, in fact, on fire.

I do, anyway.  😕

Now, our neighbors, the Harley Family, have had the local fire department roll up on them when they’ve had a bonfire and the smoke was disturbing some other neighbor.  🙄

But there was no bonfire.

PhotobucketAnd we weren’t even smoking anything.  It was a weeknight – who smokes stuff during the week?  “shock:

Unless, you know, they’re on vacation or something.  😉

That one time the fire trucks rolled up on our neighbors, there had been a complaint about that smoke – another neighbor, Oxygen Lady, had called it in.  🙄

We have nicknames for most of our neighbors.  I have no idea what their real names are.  😀

So the firemen showed up and were, uh, looking for the fire, I guess.

PhotobucketNope, we don’t know nothin’ about no fire.  😯

Seriously, they were walking up and down the street, looking for smoke, I guess.  I don’t know who had called in the report, but I think they were mistaken.

We weren’t on fire.  And we weren’t smoking anything.

PhotobucketAnd we have no idea who called the fire department.

Aren’t there rules about that?  😯

So anyway, Officer Fireman Friendly tried to find out what the heck was going on.

Nobody knows nothin’.

So they eventually piled back into their trucks and rolled off.  Eventually.

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And we still have no idea who or what was on fire, whether it was a false alarm, or anything else.

But I’m happy to have shared my driveway and front yard with our firemen, just the same.  😀

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Comments

1. origamifreak - July 15, 2009

Maybe it’s all that flesh you’ve been smoking…

LOL

Toy Lady - July 16, 2009

Well, I guess it could be. Seriously, they were wandering all over the neighborhood looking for . . . something.

And really, given the fact that we’d put the smoker away a good 2 or 3 days before they showed up, I’d like to be able to expect a little better response time from our fire department! 😉

2. judy - July 16, 2009

ok… now CD for today makes sense. 🙂 Life is just never dull at your house is it, even tho you say it is. Something about… he who protestith (is that a word) too much. Just my impression. 🙂

Glad it wasn’t anything of yours that was on fire that had to be put out in front of neighbors and all. geeze

Toy Lady - July 16, 2009

Oh no, Judy! We’re extra-careful when we play with fire! 😆


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