How about a trip down headline news’ memory lane? I recalled a funny yet bizarre phenomenon that had graced Fox news’ cover stories for about 24 hours in the Spring of 2005. As I was walking to work today, I came across a mother hauling her beloved baby down the wintery streets of Boston in baby carriage covered in a protective plastic wrapping. Baby and all the carriage was stuffed with about 15 beanie babies, one Tickle Me Elmo, I believe I caught a glimpse of a small box of Cheerios and a nook. Instantly my forgotten memory was triggered from that place where all the nuances of humanity get tuck away. So I thought I would share this with you in good faith of past oddities.
For those who remember the story….shoot me one back it is only fair!
In May of 2005, 3 year old James Manges was shopping with his 22 year old mom at Wal-mart in Elkhart, Indiana. Apparently the little sprite was attracted to one of those clawy toy vending machines and finagled his way through the shoot and into the encased goods. He was stuck for 3 hours because the highly competent staff at Wal-Mart had misplaced the key and had to await the fire rescue. Consequently, James’ mother was sent to parenting classes. Her husband James was caught shortly after the incident outside the scene of a warehouse robbery. I would suggest that baby James applies his skills in say something a bit more glamorous and less unruly, say Le Cirque du Soleil for instance. I do have to admit, he is a cutey!