Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Road Trip Wednesday #84: The Roof Is On Fire!

Sounds like the intro to a song, no?

The roof is on fire!
Grab your things.
The roof is on fire!
Grow some wings.

I'd have to grow wings, cause I live on the third floor and there isn't a fire escape. Wings would be helpful. Ahem. I didn't get much sleep last night, in case you were wondering.

This Week's Topic:
The house is on fire and you've only got time to grab five things. What are they?

1. I would grab my hubby. Obviously.

2. My computer with all my stories and picture files.

3. The massive scrapbook I made of my first trip to Europe. The trip was special, because it was the first one hubby and I took together, as well as my first time traveling out of North America. I spent about a year putting the scrapbook together. It is epic. It's actually two scrapbooks, because I ran out of room in the first one. Both are full to the point of bursting. If you're a good friend, you'll probably be forced to look through it while I provide commentary. SCRAPBOOK! (Hmmmm... I seem to have turned into Spongebob SquarePants. I might regret this entry later.)

4. My purse. Yes, practical answer. It's got my credit cards, passport, phone, etc. All the stuff that would be helpful if my house (or apartment) burned down.

5. I have a few first editions and signed copies of books sprinkled around the house (apartment). Perhaps my most prized being a signed omnibus edition of Hitchhiker's Guide the Galaxy. Yes, I am that cool. It's difficult to imagine leaving that behind to burn. Also, I have a stuffed bear named Teddy who has been with me since I was a baby. Maybe, since I'm carrying my hubby, he can carry Teddy for me.

Yes, I cheated and snuck a sixth thing in. My house (apartment) is burning down! This is hard enough! Probably not the best time to make a big stink about it. You might hurt my feelings. :)


  1. I don't think you cheated. I only see 5 numbered things. Picking 5 is hard.

  2. I almost used that same pic on my post! Crazy.

    Yes - five things - very hard. Which is why I cheated too. :)

  3. A signed copy of The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy?! Wow. I'd save that too.

  4. Or, your husband can carry you and you can carry Teddy. Just a suggestion. ;)

  5. I couldn't believe I had forgotten to mention my purse! Good answers :)

  6. OMG, a signed Hitchhiker book? That would definitely be terrible to lose!

    That scrapbook sounds amazing. I took so many pictures my first time out of the country and showed them to EVERYONE. Later I was like, "why did I take so many pictures of LAND?" But I still love every single one. :)