Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Mail Eggs....

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by speckledhen, Jan 22, 2008.

  1. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    Don't worry, the eggs I was mailing got to the P.O. safely! I was a little the worse for wear, though. Today, it's raining a cold, dreary rain, just above freezing. Dh and I were leaving to mail eggs and run errands and as always, I got out of the car to open the gate so he could drive through. When I got out, I felt something cold and wet on the back of my jeans, about mid-thigh level. There was a small wet spot, so I thought, okay, my thigh-length coat dripped on my pants. The car seat wasn't wet so we drove on into town, about 15 miles or so to mail off the three boxes of eggs.
    When I get out of the car at the P.O., my pants feel even wetter so I open my coat and see a giant wet spot inside the liner right about where the packet is on the left side. My DH says, hey, did you have an EGG in that pocket? OMGosh! I collected two hatching eggs and one from the laying side, but I forgot the egg from the layers when I was putting the hatching eggs in the bsmt. Plus, I dont usually wear that coat anyway. Geez, now I have to remove my coat in the cold rain, which soaked up most of the yolk, thank goodness (and is machine washable!), but I have this big sticky wet spot on the back of my leg and we are now on our way to the feedstore and Walmart both to get supplies we've run out of. My sweet DH gives me his leather jacket because I'm freezing and eventually, the wet spot dried enough to not be noticable. So, that's my little story of baptism by egg yolk. Anyone else do dumb stuff like that?
  2. nccountrygirl

    nccountrygirl Songster

    Jul 31, 2007
    Sanford N.C.
    Oh yeah, I'm bad about putting eggs in my coat pocket and forgetting they are there. One day after I had collected the eggs I came in to put on my work shoes and kept hearing this crunch crunch, well I had forgot to take the eggs out of my pocket and the crunch I was hearing was the broken shells being pulverized in my pocket, talk about a mess.
  3. siz8003

    siz8003 Songster

    Jul 31, 2007
    [​IMG] I did it last week [​IMG]
  4. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

    Sep 20, 2007
    Northeast Texas
    I almost did that. I had collected eggs (for eating) while I was roaming the yard and stored them in my jacket pocket. I was about to go put my coat up in my room when I remembered I still had two eggs in the pocket.

    My roommate did do it. He had on a fleece jacket and pocketed an egg while he was out feeding the cats and dogs. He forgot it was there, and noticed it later when he was in the kitchen and reached into his pocket to feel wet slimey stuff. [​IMG] "What is that!?!.... Oh yeah... " I was laughing. [​IMG]
  5. silkhope

    silkhope Songster

    Apr 30, 2007
    Pittsboro, NC
    Yep! I wear scrubs to work so in the evening any eggs will go in my front shirt pocket. My dogs love me when I forget, because as soon as I bend over to turn on the water, SPLAT, right on the garage pad... never fails.

    DH is a good man to give you his coat!! [​IMG]
  6. chickbea

    chickbea Songster

    Jan 18, 2007
    Oh, I sat on one once that was as old as the hills. Eeeee! That coat had to go immediately down to the laundramat - I wasn't putting that atrocious-smelling thing in my washing machine!
  7. LoneCowboy

    LoneCowboy Songster

    Aug 26, 2007
    Longmont, CO
    Guilty, been there done that. It's was GROSS!! But it's really funny when it happens to somebody else [​IMG]
  8. NewGuineaChooks

    NewGuineaChooks Songster

    Aug 24, 2007
    San Antonio, Texas
    I haven't yet.....

    A strong childhood memory from when I was 5 or 6, though;
    My dad came home from work and showed me the yellow, gooey inside of his coat pocket. yuck! He had left an egg in the pocket, gotten all the way to work, and heard a crack when he leaned up against his drafting table to start drawing. (architect)
  9. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD

    I've broken eggs in my pocket too many times... you're lucky it was in your coat!

    I get lazy and often end up putting an egg or two into my pants pockets along with keys, phone, wallet, flashlight, pens, and pencils... well, on multiple occasions, I've missed an egg or accidentally bumped into the door before getting the eggs out... nothing like the feeling of egg flowing though your pants pocket, down your leg, into your shoe.

    I would have to say though, it is better than when I picked up a hen, she struggled a bit, then became so nice and calm... well, I put my hand into my pocket later and there was one HUGE pile of poo sitting in there with my wallet and phone. Yuck!
  10. A couple of days ago I was gathering eggs and I put them in my pocket. Then my dog jumped up on me and all 7 eggs broke in my pocket. It was so nasty! [​IMG]

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