Bacon’s Show and Tell
This month we are sharing embarrassing stories from Thanksgiving or other family dinners. I’m sure that we have a lot of material to pick from with the Thanksgiving holiday just taking place.
I’m letting mom take this one from a story from way back in the day – take it away mom!
Many, many years ago we attended a family Thanksgiving get together. There was snack food, drinks and then the main meal to be served several hours later when everyone arrived. Me and the hub unit arrived and socialized with family members we had not seen in years. This was way back in the day during the times that the hub actually had vision. We got separated at one time and met up at the snack table. With drink in hand, I was headed to this fabulous looking shrimp platter. That’s when the hub unit grabbed my hand and guided me away to a quiet corner. Now I’m thinking, “That’s what I’m talking about, let’s get a little kissy-kissy.” Boy, was I wrong.
He went in for what I thought was a kiss but instead of a peck, he whispered in my ear. Might I say there was not enough adult beverage that night to help me from practically rolling around on the floor laughing. He told me that one of the children (and yes he named names) had been camping out at the shrimp platter. This child was told not to touch anything.. so he didn’t of course with his hands. He proceeded to lick all of the shrimp on one side of the platter. No wonder the platter was still full. About the same time that Jim told me this, the host saw what was happening. But the child was right. He didn’t ‘touch’ the shrimp – laughs. And Jim did tell the host – all of this happened within minutes but seemed to have been frozen in time.