Even the most conscientious of people who never loose anything has misplaced their keys once or twice in their life. They have, you have, don’t argue with me about this as I know what I am talking about.
Last October I was having coffee with MomOutnumbered, FireMom and our non-blogger friend (yes, there are people who don’t blog that are friend worthy). I ordered my Chai, paid for it and then helped FireMom down the stairs with LB…two hours later we are getting up to go and my keys are not in my purse. Outnumberedmom says, “I saw keys upstairs on the bar.” They were not there.
Search, search, search. No keys. My keys had clickers for two of my cars. One of those cars was a lease that was about to be turned in. My Hallmark, CVS and Kroger card were on them as well as a key-chain with the girls’ picture on it. A large set of keys. The owner of our coffee place said that right after we went downstairs a busy family with several kids were there touching everything and she said they were not regulars. Our guess was that one of the kids picked up the keys or one of the parents picked them up thinking that they were theirs. Surely they would find them and drop them off soon….
I could in-vision my keys at the bottom of a diaper bag somewhere. Those of us with children know that diaper bags are a catch-all for everything under the sun and that they are rarely cleaned out until the baby is potty-trained.
Well, somebody must be running around in big-boy underwear now because I got a letter from Kroger last week saying they have my keys! Almost a year later. They are in Kentucky. I received them today and have to say it is nice having my clicker back.
The ironic thing is that my sis-in-law lost her keys this past summer and also got a letter from Kroger in Kentucky a few weeks ago. So all lost keys with Kroger tags must be sent to Kentucky before their owner is contacted! A lovely place, the blue-grass state is.
Thank you Kroger and thank you honest person who found my keys, looked at my kiddos faces and took the extra time to drop them off at a local Kroger. There are good people in this world who will do acts of kindness for strangers!
Have you ever lost your keys for real? Where were they?