Sunday, January 18, 2009

Scientific Theory?

Okay just so you all know, I don't go on trips all the time, as my last few posts seem to signify. :) Of course I do love traveling but it's nice just to be right at home most of the time. So I think it's about time for a blog post about something other than this one may be a bit interesting to those that don't know me very well, to my friends, it will seem totally normal. :D

Today being Sunday, we went to church as we normally do, it was just a few of us, Caleb, Daniel, Mom and I since we still have some sickness going around. It's been a while since I've been, with all we've had going on lately so it was so great to see everybody again. After the service us girls were all sitting around eating and talking when suddenly a certain friend of mine says, "Bethany, I want you to try breaking an egg." I was like what? Why? So she explained something about some sort of "science theory" that if you held the egg just right in the palm of your hand, and squeezed with equal pressure on all sides the egg would never break. Okay...well I wasn't SO sure of that at all, and was teasing that with hand milking goats for years my hands may be a bit stronger than most. But of course I was up to try it. For safety precautions I held my hand over the sink *just in case.* I was instructed on how to do it and then SQUEEZE!! Now of course it should have worked just normal right? Well if I know myself as well as I think I do I should have known that it would be otherwise. :D And well, the egg broke. But the thing is it didn't just "break" it EXPLODED several feet up in the air, all over the kitchen cabinets...AND right on on one of the guys shirt!! OH MY!! Talk about a bit surprised!! I'm just standing there at the sink with the remains of the egg in my hand, thinking WOW. That was NOT supposed to happen!! Of course all the girls were laughing at me SO hard, so I laughed too despite the embarrassment of it all...I felt so bad for Mr. Blevins because he had NO idea what we were doing, probably thinking I'm just cracking eggs on people!! :D Anyway...I guess either the "science theory" was incorrect or more likely I just didn't squeeze the egg properly, but whatever it was that egg broke big time. Now it was MISS BRITTNEY SOUTHERLAND that put me up to this...but of course she didn't think the egg would break so I'm not going to be too hard on her. :) Love ya Brittney! :)

So just another thing to add to my line of stories. :) And since I'm on the topic, if ya'll aren't bored yet how about one more? :P Sorry to all the friends that have heard this one numerous times. :D

Close to Christmas time we were invited to go to a Christmas play that a local school was putting on. The play was done really well and we had a lot of fun. Afterwards there were some refreshments, and punch. On accident I tipped over Josiah's cup, so I quickly cleaned it up with a program from the play and went searching for a trash can. At first I wasn't finding one, and then bingo, there it is right by the table. Went over and stuck the trash in when....OH MY!! This WASN'T a trash can at all, it was a large speaker, part of the sound system they were using for the play!! :D :D Yikes...that was NOT good at all, and as a onlooker commented, quite the expensive trash can. So yeah, just a bit embarrassing. :)

Weird blog post I know, but things like that seem to be happening quite frequently as I grow older. Wow, I do have to wonder if everything is right in my head at times, especially when Mom sends me to Walmart to get some cheese in the deli, and I go right to the "Jelly" isle, wondering why in the world they would put cheese over there. :D

Until later,



Eliya said...

LOL! You're too funny!

Hannah :) said...

Yep, the egg story didn't surprise me! :P

Hmmmm...I wonder what kind of stories you will have after your "senior" birthday. =D

Love you! ;)

Brittney said...

The egg thing was definitely a surprise! Welcome Back! :-)

Since we all know Bethany, I don't think I need to explain myself...

Becky said...

LOL, I do stuff like that ALL the time. My brothers keep a list of "Becky Moments" so I can't forget them. They say they are worse than blonde moments, and besides I'm not blonde.

Anonymous said...

Hiii, I tagged you! :D
I don't have time now, I have to write something, but I will read your blog later! :)

Danielle said...

Did you not post my last comment????

Anonymous said...

Bethany, I really had a good laugh when I read your post tonight. When I was a high school student (a very LONG time ago), a friend of mine had learned about this egg theory thing in one of his classes. We had a little grocery store, and he was in there explaining to my mother that no matter how hard you squeezed, you absolutely could NOT break the egg. It was a scientific fact. Well, he held the egg over my mother's crocheted baby sweater she was crocheting for her first grandbaby. My mother was nervously watching when the egg broke and went all over that sweater. It was one of the funniest moments of my life (the look on his face was priceless!).
Also, on the things always happening to you--that is me too. I kept thinking one day that these crazy things would quit happening to me. One dumb thing that happened to me was when I got up to play the piano at church one night. I thought the film we were watching was about over. My mind was thinking I'll get up there before they turn the lights on and be ready to play for the invitation. I hate walking in front of people. Well, on the way up there, I tripped over the cord that the projector (before videos, etc.) was plugged into. The sound made a growling stop. In the silence, I outloud exclaimed, "Shoot!". Then they turned the lights on and didn't even HAVE an invitation.

That's only one time. Believe me, I could write a book!

Love, Ann (Cindy and Terry's friend from Pine Bluff)

Jordan Ruseler said...

Great stories! They sure made me laugh!

I have heard about the egg theory and it has sometimes not broken, but then other times it has...
That reminded me of an egg toss that we had where we would take an egg and toss it from person to person in a circle. Thankfully, I don't remember it exploding on anybody!