Its -12 air temp out/had an early morning visitor

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by tiki244, Feb 20, 2008.

  1. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

    Jan 1, 2008
    I awoke to banging on the door, they would not go away. I was very scared because there is nobody here but me and the dogs,cats,birds. A young man was at my door screaming to be let in and to 'help me!' I was very scared but I finely let him in (I had awoken from a sound sleep). It was two am.
    He did not know who he was and he was very very drunk. He could not even stand up once he got in the house. He said that he had woken up in a snow bank and he didnt know where he was. So there we sat for about two hours or more. His cell phone kept ringing but he was too drunk to answer it. I finally got ahold of it but the battery had been drained. I finally figured out how to get numbers off his cell phone and started calling the numbers with my phone.. I eventually got ahold of his dad and he only lived two blocks away and he came and got him. The young man thanked me for saving his life.
    Boy o boy was it cold out there-still is!!!That poor kid-I bet his dad is mad at him. But at least he is not a popsickle without a pulse.

    edit: what a strange night-Im going to go take a little nap now
    Last edited: Feb 20, 2008
  2. warren

    warren Songster

    Sep 29, 2007
    Wow! That was very brave of you. You saved a life. I hope that he will be round to thank you and will drink more sensibly in future.
  3. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

    Jan 1, 2008
    I forgot to say he wasnt wearing a coat. well, I am just doing my duty as a human being.The weather where I live is not fit for man nor beast. Half my birds are in the house, the other half are living in small enclosures with tea coseys over the top to keep warm. I hope it "snaps" out of this arctic "chill" soon.
    But I am glad he didnt have any "criminal" intentions. Yeah I only slept about an hour last night so Im getting a little fuzzy in the head.
  4. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Feb 28, 2007
    South Eastern Indiana
    Wow Kris. You was alot braver then I would have been. Of course....I have a doberman..and a gun..always by the front door. [​IMG] So glad you are ok, and the young man is home safe.
  5. kbarrett

    kbarrett Songster

    Nov 12, 2007
    Wow, I'm glad everything turned out ok. What a good deed you did!!! I watch way too much news and may have been too afraid to let someone in especially since my husband works nights.
  6. Pelican49

    Pelican49 Songster

    Jan 26, 2008
    You let someone you didn't know in the house in the middle of the night?! I would have called 911. No way would I have let him in.
  7. texaschickmama

    texaschickmama Songster

    Sep 19, 2007
    Poolville, TX
    I would have opened the door with my trusty shotgun. You did help this boy, I hope his dad wears him out, he could easily have died.
  8. nccatnip

    nccatnip Songster

    Aug 5, 2007
    Piedmont area NC
    That is a good deed you did, but next time,please just call 911. You will still save a life and not put yourself in any danger.
  9. You did the right thing. You saved his life, and I'm sure he'll get it later from his dad and mom if he didn't get it already. It don't do any good to get after them while they're drunk though.
  10. Farmer Kitty

    Farmer Kitty Flock Mistress

    Sep 18, 2007
    Quote:Your right the weather isn't fit for man or beast but, next time call 911. What if he had meant harm?

    They are calling for a good turn in the weather this weekend, let's pray they are right!

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