Monday, March 30, 2009

I yam who I yam.. rootbeer anyone?

Can you pinpoint at least 1 specific event from your youth, that has made you the way you are as an adult? I can... my entire adulthood isn't based on this one event, but it's a big part of my personality now. I was a girl scout as a child and liked it for the most part. This is not one of those times. I was in Clarissa Colliers mother's troop and it was rootbeer float night.
Well i don't like rootbeer, and the troop leader said that after everyone had some ice cream in their float that I could have a bowl of just ice cream. okay, no problem.. well I never got that bowl of ice cream. I was very upset, and sat there and watched every other girl there eat a root beer float, including the troop leader and the other moms.. becuase they "ran out". you would think that one of the adults would offer the poor girl some ice cream, but I dont' think they did.. all I know is that I was left out, and it felt miserable.
To this day I can't stand it when a child may feel left out, say at a birthday party, if a friend has Celiac, I'll make a gluten- free cake for them or cup cakes or something because my heart just breaks when something as simple as this happens, because it happened to me. I try to be as accomodating as possible in any given situation, and I don't think anything of it.
Who would've thought that such an event would have such an impact in my life?


  1. Hi, just wanted to reply to your nice comments on my website since you are a 'no-reply'.

    I use either Peaches 'n Cream from Walmart or Sugar 'n Cream from Michael's for my cotton yarn. I have heard of Webs, but never went to their store. Some day I will have to stop in there and melt a little plastic!

    Glad you like the dishcloths and good luck in the giveaway!


  2. Wow, some one finally beat me to comment!
    I recently noticed the expensiveness of the gluten-free section in Shaws- So good of you to be so accommodating! This attitude reminds me of Nancy with kids-
    Unfortunately, I've spent alot of occassions in my life feeling left out n alienated, like the Xmas I was ill as a kid n spent the whole day alone.
    Wow- I'd love a root beer float sometime... I bet you should try a ginger ale float instead.