Tuesday, April 13, 2010

What you don't want to hear on a Sunday morning...

...Brian was robbed at gunpoint last night..{because to me, he's still my first-born grandchild-baby}


What you are so grateful to hear...

...He's OK - went from shock to fear to "son-of-a-motherless-goat" mad...


What your heart tells you..

...He's fine..he'll be OK..he's strong....{because he's a nearly-fully-grown-wonderful-man}



What your brain tells you..

Idiots. Idiots with guns. Stupid, mean, cowardly idiots....with guns...{because you know the mentality of thugs}


Back to what your heart tells you....

Thank you God..it is only money..it's just a cell phone..he's safe...{because you know what's important}

Yep, that's what happened to my 23 year old grandson on Saturday night in Arizona.

And it's what's been on my mind ever since..

Thank you God. Thank you..

WWCND....{What Would Chuck Norris Do}



{becaue, well he's Chuck-freakin' -Norris}


-me...{because I'm his Grammie.}..........{Brian's.......not Chuck's..}

TODAY'S BLOG IS....

18 comments:

Pearl said...

Oh Colleen I am so sorry to hear that, how frightening! I'm so happy for him that he's o.k. and for you and Mr. B. and his family. I just don't get it, your absoutely right about COWARDS! I wish Chuck had been walking by and just kicked the - - - - out of em, sometimes street justice goes along way. Lord knows are laws are not protecting us. Big hugs to you and yours! Pearl

Cheryl~ZanyMayd said...

Such a Horrible Ordeal ~ So Sorry it Happened & Thank God, He's OK.....

Laurie said...

Oh my gosh Colleen, and did you ever think it would happen to one of your own? Thank God he's ok, he didn't need Chuck, he had plenty of angels on his side!!

diane said...

Oh No! That is horrible news.Thank god he is not hurt but he will have trauma. Hope he and the family will all cope OK. Must dash to dinner.

Karen said...

You must have had a heart attack when you heard. Poor guy...something he'll remember all his life.

madrekarin said...

Oh, my gosh, Colleen! People are so mean. That's horrible!
When my sister lived in Cincinnati, a young thug came up to her and tried to rob her. He told her to give him all of her money, phone, etc. and she looked at him and said, "No!" He ran away. She was very lucky, because he could have just shot her. Must have been his first time.
I bet Brain's mom won't let him out of her sight for quite a while.
I'm glad he's okay.

Heather said...

how scary. i'm glad he's ok. like you said, it's just money and a cell phone. both are replaceable. him, not so much. so glad he's safe.

Vee said...

Oh no! That is terrifically scary stuff. Wonder if the thief is stupid enough to answer the cell when it rings? Thank God your grandson is okay or okay as one can be after such an event. (I sure hope that perp is caught.)

Breezy said...

OH my gosh.. I can't even begin to imagine the panic and fear he must have felt. I guess it's a symptom of the times we live in. I am so happy he is okay!!
XOXOXOX
~gail

Lucy said...

Disgusting! I'm so glad it wasn't worse and that he is okay. People and their guns! Or maybe I should rephrase that to idiot people and their guns.

just call me jo said...

The world is just so troubling. I can't imagine how frightening that was. So happy for you and him that all is well. Things can be replaced, yes! AZ is really not "Kansas" or Idaho either. So much crime here. UGH!! Prayers for peace.

Fonville Farm said...

Colleen, I'm so glad that your grandson is ok! I just wanted to Thank you for your prayers. It means so much to Eric and I.
Thank you,
Robin

Sue said...

Colleen, Thank God that your grandson is okay! What a very scarey thing to happen. I love that you can post about this traumatic event with such humour!

Hugs,

Sue

Trudy Callan said...

So sorry to hear about the robbery. So glad he's okay.

In the midst of the craziness of life, remember to carve out some "you time," a little "mother culture," and make something lovely each day to nurture your own soul, and then you will have more to offer to others and prevent burn out as well. And don't forget that The Artistic Mother's Art Group can help with that. I find that the group is helping me to balance life, motherhood and being artistic.

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May God bless your day.

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Life is good! said...

sorry to hear about your grandson. glad to hear he is ok. sorry for the years something like that takes off of a parent or grandparents life. thank God for watching over him!

Stacey said...

I just happened upon your blog and enjoyed MOST of it. How horrible for your family. I am glad your grandson is ok. I am sure he is shaken up and probablywill be form a while. I cannot imagine one ever recovers from and ordeal like that. I will stop by again and check in. If you have time, check out my blog.

Just Breathe said...

This roller coaster of life, sometimes I want to get off it!!!

I am thankful that he is safe and that God watched over him.