Lost Car Keys

Ever not lost something?

Adding insult to injury in the parking lot


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...


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The woman that deliberates is lost. - Joseph Addison

Forget injuries; never forget kindness. - Confucius

I was never crippled until I lost hope. - Nick Vujicic

Last week I forgot how to ride a bicycle. - Steven Wright

When everything is lost, anything is possible. - Robert Inman

The church is the great lost-and-found department. - Robert Short

Nothing is really lost until your Mom can't find it. - Unknown

You should never have more children than you have car windows. - Erma Bombeck

Better to have lost and loved than never to have loved at all. - Ernest Hemingway

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Failure is the key to success; each mistake teaches us something. - Morihei Ueshiba

To attract men, I wear a perfume called "New Car Interior". - Rita Rudner

When my soul was in the lost-and-found
You came along to claim it. - Carole King

No opportunity is ever lost. Someone else seizes the ones you missed. - Unknown

I will never put off until tomorrow, what I can forget about forever. - Unknown

Friends are lost by calling too often and by not calling often enough. - French Proverb

The worst bankrupt in the world is the man who has lost his enthusiasm. - H.W. Arnold

Forget aging. If you're six feet above ground, it's a good day. - Faith Hill

No star is lost once we have seen; We always may be what we might have been. - Adelaide Proctor

Forget all the reasons it won't work and believe the one reason that it will. - Unknown

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In two decades I've lost a total of 789 pounds. I should be hanging from a charm bracelet. - Erma Bombeck

Men forget everything; women remember everything. That's why men need instant replays in sports. - Rita Rudner

There is no comparison between that which is lost by not succeeding and that which is lost by not trying. - Francis Bacon

Did you ever walk into a room and forget why you walked in? I think that's how dogs spend their lives. - Sue Murphy

The key to a better life isn't always a change of scenery. Sometimes it simply requires opening your eyes. - Richelle E. Goodrich

If we limit ourselves to the age that we are, and forget all the ages that we have been, we diminish our truth. - Madeleine L'Engle

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 do get scared of the dentist, so a drive-through dentist might make me feel more at home. If I got to stay in my car. - Jessica Pare

I'm not a car guy. The subway gets me where I need to go efficiently and cheaply, and I don't worry about traffic. - Joe Scarborough

Piano playing is more difficult than statesmanship. It is harder to awake emotions in ivory keys than it is in human beings. - Ignace Jan Paderewski

Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful. - Albert Schweitzer

Always vote for principle, though you may vote alone, and you may cherish the sweetest reflection that your vote is never lost. - John Quincy Adams

Lost wealth may be replaced by industry; lost knowledge by study; lost health by temperance or medicine; but lost time is gone forever. - Samuel Smiles

When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my country. I make up for lost time when I am at home. - Winston Churchill

My life is the land, the dogs, the car, the motorcycle, the pond, the canoe, going to pick up mail. It's just a rural retreat that I enjoy. - Burt Shavitz


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