Monday, July 31, 2006

In Which I Am Grumpy and Sad and Just Want to Feel Sorry for Myself

I can't find my wedding ring.

I have looked high and low. In every cushion, under every piece of furniture. In all the vents, through all my pants pockets and coat pockets and purses and bags.

I have looked under carpets and on all the shelves and ledges. I have looked in every little dish or bowl or vase.

It's too big to have gone down any drains. It's too heavy to have been swept up and not heard. The cats wouldn't have eaten it. And I've looked anywhere they could have knocked it.

But then where is it? It has been almost five weeks now. I haven't really been despondent until today. I even rented a metal detector. But of course, there is metal in everything. Nails in the floor, springs in the couches, blah, blah, blah. So that didn't work at all.

It's just gone. And I just want to cry. And I just might.

15 comments:

Carbon said...

Ooooh, I'm so sorry. I wish I could find it for you. Maybe, just maybe when you finally stop looking for it, it will reappear? I hope so.

kerri anne said...

I am sorry babe. I would be upset, too.

My grandma (and my mom, too) always yell "Pray to St. Anthony!" whenever I admit to losing anything of value. I'll pray to St. A for you, and hopefully it will not be lost much longer.

heather said...

oh, anne! i am so sorry. you have every right to cry. i think mommymaki is right - stop looking for it and it just may turn up.

here's hopin'.

Jean said...

a hunting party is still my answer. becky and i will hunt for it. and then we can rent and watch P&P.

anne said...

Thanks for the sympathy guys.

Jean, if you want to do a P&P search, I'll buy. Then I'll watch it while you search. I seriously can't stand to look any more. I keep doing it though. Pick up a rug walking by the front door. Pull open a drawer I haven't opened in a while. It's driving me insane.

Jean said...

sounds like a plan to me. new eyes, new search. we'll find it...

Anonymous said...

i am soo sorry think wehn did u have it on lastasks your aunt liz

Anonymous said...

now all knows that i spell like crap on this thing. but more important is the missing ring. and know in fact it is not really missing at all. it will show up if u really believe it will.say that affirmation

anne said...

Hey Lizzie! :) Good to hear from you!

I had it on in the house. I took it off in the house. In the kitchen? In the living room? In the library? Who knows...

But thanks for the encouragement anyway!

Ed said...

I doubt Gary the Gnome has it.

My guess is that it is in your new shed. You have practically lived there the past 5 weeks.

anne said...

I wish...I actually lost it before we even started the shed...thanks though, Ed. :)

Cheri said...

Have you looked at work Anne? Do you ever take it off when you are there? Sure hope it turns up, I understand exactly how you feel. I will pray about it for you....God hears all......Talk to ya soon.......Cheri

james said...

i know how you feel anne. i lost my ring 2 days after my wedding. i felt horrible. my good wife made me feel better so it ruin our honeymoom. hope you find yours.

james said...

sorry...i meant so it wouldn't ruin our honeymoon

anne said...

Whew! I was a little confused there, James! :)

Thanks for the encouragement...