My Dad has this joke where he will go in to the bathroom when my Mom is in the shower and say really loudly “…and this is our bathroom” as if he is showing the house to people. Now for those of you who know my Dad or if you remember my post about the eggs you will understand that this is just his sense of humor. I always remember thinking that the joke was funny, but kind of stupid, because who would he be giving a house tour to in the middle of the morning?
My point? Today, right after I put the kids to bed I was considering taking a shower – because that is what normal people do every day, right? My doorbell rang, and it was actually complete strangers that were coming over to look at my house. The gentleman had a business card that showed he was a realtor and some listing that were printed out and he said he had tried to reach my realtor and that he couldn’t get a hold of her, so they just tried to come by, so I let them in, even though there were some megablocks laying around.
Fortunately, the lady looking seemed to really like the house.
I just couldn’t help thinking that I had almost gotten in the shower, and that I have a lockbox on my door. My Dad’s old joke was now a possibility. It’s not so funny when I think about it like that.
I once lived in an apartment complex where one of the maintenance guys had a crush on me, and one day I got out of the shower and saw that he had left some CD’s that he was going to let me borrow in my living room. My burglar alarm had been set before I got in the shower. It was not cool and I moved out less than a month later. But I guess that is a different story.