It's not really paranoia if they are really following me...right?! Well I was at the pet store today, and it felt like this mother and child were following me. I was in such a rush to get in and get out, get home, back to my little bubble. I parked right beside their car, not on purpose...really...I had no idea. But I smiled as I got out of my car and immediately this mom started talking to the boy, about 3 maybe. "Be good in here, don't touch anything, if you start whining we are leaving, we can't stay here long, don't touch anything." YES she was repeating herself and she didn't seem to shut up. So maybe she was just preparing the child for the pet store. Maybe there have been bad experiences here before, heck I don't know. I was just thinking let me get in and get what I need so I don't have to listen to this anymore.
I head for the crickets. We have two tarantulas that need crickets. Anyway there was that mother and child, looking at the fish. And still she was warning this boy "I said don't tough anything, look at the fish, I said look at the fish, here (drags him by the arm), remember we can't stay long, you have to behave, be good or we have to leave, no whining....." Was it ever going to stop. I wonder what the boy is hearing in his own head, is he hearing the Charlie Brown's Teacher's voice. Wah Wah, Wah Wah Wah Wah. Does he hear this all the time everywhere they go until he drowns her out with something nice in his head, maybe a nice tune playing. So I headed off to get dog food. And to find a decent dog brush. We have a husky that is shedding bunnies around the house. And when I turn the aisle to look at brushes, there they are again. "Don't touch the cats they will bite you, don't touch anything, be good, we can only stay a minute, behave and don't touch the cats or we have to leave now..."
It was just not ending, and I was wondering why the Universe had put them in my path CONTINUOUSLY at this store. I mean the store is large, it isn't a small pet store. So I head to the register, there is the mother and child, he was trying to see the dogs being groomed, on his tip toes, through the window. And mom was still droning on, I was even starting to tune her out, LOL.
I need to start making a point to write about the wonderful parents I see every day. They are out there, I SEE THEM! So that is my goal, to make a point to notice the great parents!