Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Stupid Fire Alarm!

I am SUPER tired. Our fire alarm went off at 4 AM. Just for a few seconds. But it is INCREDIBLY loud and screechy -- and woke me up all panicky! It stopped almost as soon as I figured out what it was. Steve actually woke up, too (miracle -- he doesn't wake up for ANYTHING), and he dutifully checked the house. Grayson slept right through it. And then right when we were settling down again, it went off AGAIN. Now I was freaked. It only lasted another few seconds, but by now I was WIDE awake, paranoid, and thinking it was a sign from God that we were in danger. I made Steve check the house again, and I checked Grayson again (still sleeping -- wow, I envy him). Our pit bull barely picked his head up, and didn't bother getting off the bed -- which is the only thing that kept me from running out of the house. Steve grumbled back into bed, immediately fell asleep (as did the dog), and I stayed awake for the next 2 1/2 hours, alternating between praying, listening intently for any ominous sounds, and trying to think of something, ANYTHING else. Finally fell asleep -- nothing was wrong. We're all fine. But I lost a lot of sleep. Bleck.

6 comments:

kacie said...

The beeping means you need new batteries. I do it about every 6 months. I can't believe how big Grayson is. He is adorable!!!

Samantha said...

No, it wasn't just the battery beep -- we changed the batteries like 3 weeks ago! This was full-out ALARM mode -- SOOOOOOOOOOOO loud and obnoxious!
Any yes, Grayson IS adorable :D hehe

Sarah & Trent said...

oh man Mantha I'm sorry. That's the pits!! I was up all night coughing. Dang allergies.
CUTE pictures of Grayson and Steve-o!

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Jennifer said...

funny story! The same thing happened to me but Brett was out of town. I was freaked out and Brylee slept through the whole thing.

Brad and Jenelle Jensen said...

Same thing happened to Brad and I about 4 weeks ago! Super annoying and it woke little Parker up and he wouldn't go back to bed. So our day started at 3:30 AM!