Several days ago as I left a meeting at a hotel, I desperately gave myself a personal TSA pat down.
I was looking for my keys. They were not in my pockets. A quick search in the meeting room revealed nothing.
Suddenly I realized I must have left them in the car. Frantically, I headed for the parking lot.
My husband has scolded me many times for leaving the keys in the ignition. My theory is the ignition is the best place not to lose them. His theory is that the car will be stolen.
As I burst through the door, I came to a terrifying conclusion. His theory was right. The parking lot was empty.
I immediately called the police. I gave them my location, confessed that I had left my keys in the car, and that it had been stolen.
Then I made the most difficult call of all, “Honey,” I stammered. (I always call him “honey” in times like these)
“I left my keys in the car and it’s been stolen.”
There was a period of silence. I thought the call had been dropped, but then I heard his voice.
“Are you kidding’ me”, he barked, “I dropped you off!!!”
Now it was my time to be silent. Embarrassed, I said, “Well, come and get me.”
He retorted, “I will, as soon as I convince this cop I didn’t steal your car.”
Yep it’s the Golden Years...
He who hesitates is lost. - Proverb
To forgive is not to forget. - Mohandas Gandhi
Women and elephants never forget. - Dorothy Parker
The man who fears losing has already lost. - George R.R. Martin
But men are men; the best sometimes forget. - William Shakespeare
One of the keys to happiness is a bad memory. - Rita Mae Brown
Inequality of knowledge is the key to a sale. - Neil O Gustafson
Shouting louder does not help if truth has been lost. - Ravi Zacharias
Nothing is really lost until your Mom can't find it. - Unknown
"To Start Press Any Key." Where's the ANY key? - Homer Simpson
The key to successful leadership is influence, not authority. - Kenneth H Blanchard
Do not forget small kindnesses and do not remember small faults. - Chinese Proverb
Irish Alzheimer's - you forget everything except the grudges. - Unknown
When you make weirdness into a puzzle to be solved, you make LOST. - Joseph Fink
Tis better to have loved and lost, Than never to have loved at all. - Alfred Tennyson
Elected leaders who forget how they got there won't the next time. - Malcolm Forbes
The key to successful aging is to pay as little attention to it as possible. - Judith Regan
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I've exercised with women so thin that buzzards followed them to their cars. - Erma Bombeck
A filmmaker we almost lost to politics... my friend and colleague, Warren Beatty. - Jack Nicholson
Forget all the reasons it won't work and believe the one reason that it will. - Unknown
I'd say that the Meathead probably got magnesia and forgot where his mouth was. - Archie Bunker
Consistency is key. Whenever you start, give you audience something to look forward to. - Julia McCoy
There's only two people in your life you should lie to... the police and your girlfriend. - Jack Nicholson
I went on a diet, swore off drinking and heavy eating, and in fourteen days I lost two weeks. - Joe E Lewis
In two decades I've lost a total of 789 pounds. I should be hanging from a charm bracelet. - Erma Bombeck
Madness is loving the unsolvable puzzle of your soul and replacing the lost pieces with my own. - Shannon L. Alder
My idea of walking into the jaws of death is marrying some woman who'd lost three husbands. - Kin Hubbard
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair. - Khalil Gibran
But she was going to beat - she was favored to win - and she got schlonged, she lost, I mean she lost. - Donald Trump
The key is not the will to win. Everybody has that. It is the will to prepare to win that is important. - Bobby Knight
I don't think I'm a celebrity. I'm just a guy from east Texas who loves cars and airplanes. - Carroll Shelby
One of the key problems today is that politics is such a disgrace, good people don't go into government. - Donald Trump
Lord save us all from old age and broken health and a hope tree that has lost the faculty of putting out blossoms. - Mark Twain
I'm being kidnapped by a comforter, sheet and pillow. No need to call the police for I will be released by morning. - Unknown
Anyone who thinks sitting in church can make you a Christian must also think that sitting in a garage can make you a car. - Garrison Keillor
They who meet on an April night are forever lost in love, if there's moonlight all about and there's no moon above. - Fred Saidy
The key to happiness and youth is an unencumbered spirit – whether it comes naturally or whether you have to work hard for it. - Emme Woodhull-Bache
Mathematics is not a careful march down a well-cleared highway, but a journey into a strange wilderness where the explorers often get lost. - W.S. Anglin
It's only lonely at the top if you forget all the people you met along the way and fail to acknowledge their contributions to your success. - Harvey Mackay
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