Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Embarrassing situations

So, living overseas, what with all the crime and insecurity of now knowing where to go, how to ask for directions, etc....
many expats have drivers.  It is a bonus, but there are times when it is awkward.
I am sure you all can imagine the normal ones....what to talk about, depending on someone who is not part of your family, telling this stranger what to do,etc....
In some sense they become a small part of who you depend on while you live in the strange land.
Today I had a very different experience...
What does one do with this said person when he farts in the car as you are going somewhere?
I know, I am acting like a young boy who is fascinated with bodily habits, but it struck me as very funny!  
It took everything I had in me to not laugh!  I mean I couldn't tease him like I would my husband or children.  I couldn't open a window to let the smell out...
What is one to do?
Well, luckily for me we were going to my favorite flower market and I bought some very smelly lilies just in case it happened on the way home :)


9 comments:

Anonymous said...

Abre las ventanas y SIEMPRE lleva un glade pequeño contigo....jeje!
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Ballerina Girl said...

Que comica amiga loca!!! Buen idea!
BG

marina said...

BG, you mean your driver frated right there !!how embarrassing for him!! I bit he acted like nothing happen maybe you should of laugh so that he may think twice again before he does it again. LOL!!
I bet he would of been embrass if you had laugh. I know my son would of laugh !! Oh, BG, I am laughing so hard right now!! marina
PS. thats for the simle you gave today(waht is expats)? I think its your driver?

marina said...

PS.I am still laughing !!
you really but a smile on my face today!!!

marina said...

I really needed that laugh after almost 2weeks with the kids home form spring brake!! my son went back to school these morining and we woke up late! it was peacful but, I kind of felt a little down.
and when I read your post you touch me girl!! you made me laugh so hard!! I even told my son "there was these lady in a car with a man sitting by her and he frated and acted like nothing" he laugh so hard and said "oh mom I would of laugh at that man" now I feel like the little kid taliking about frat's with my 6 year old son !!LOL
what a blessing to have such a good old laugh LOL!!!!! marina

Gabriela said...

Oh, good ole Jefferson! That hasn't happened to me yet. Can you imagine the reverse happening and not having my kids in the car to blame it on-I think that would be even more horrific! :)

inolvidable5 said...

Creo que Gloria y yo nos hubiesemos muerto de la risa. Carlos dice que si te portaste mal con el y que seguro no hubieses podido abrir la ventana porque el las tenia locked para castigarte. JAJAJA

The Dr said...

OK those are the kind of thig you laugh at and prefer that happen to someone else but you, thanksfully you took it that way, have fun and enjoy the good part of everything

MoodyBlue said...

Now THAT is funny!!! I would have been like "What's that smell, is that coming from the exhaust?" LOL!