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The Case of the Invisible Man


It was three o clock in the afternoon and the sun was shining through the window on this calm Saturday. Outside looked freezing and I watched the trees slightly billowing in the breeze. In an instant, a cold wind came whistling down the hill and slightly shook the 21st century style, two story house. In the tastefully furnished ground floor kitchen the two eldest children were pleasantly heard laughing in the next room enjoying a relaxing game of Monopoly.

Then a scream shattered the tranqulity as Emma, 4 years of age, came running into the kitchen with the look of death plastered across her face. I knew somebody had died... could it be murdered on the orient? No, we were in the North West, not the East. Phew!

"Mom, my best friend, the invisible man is dead. He was eaten by a werewolf and his heart has stopped beeping!" she tells me as giant tears swell up her eyes, "He was so nice and I really liked him."

"I am so sorry, Emma" pulling my best motherly symatheic voice, "what shall we do now?"

"Well," she says looking at me with those BIG blue eyes presenting a sense of hope for the loss of her dear friend, "I think we should have a funeral for him and maybe invite his family".

I agree with her, as the death of the invisible man is in the same category as a Shakespearean tragedy in this household. I tell her "lets get started".

She then looks at me with confusion and explains, "well how are we going to find him? His heart isn't going to beep and let us know where he is and he is an INVISIBLE man".

And with that, the mystery of the invisible man will never be solved as we cannot seem to locate his exact whereabouts.

RIP - Invisible Man -Wherever you May be!


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Comments

You are a wonderful writer! Have you ever though of writing a book? I would so read it!

I am you newest follower from Surfin' Saturday and would love for you to follow me back! http://lindsaysfamilyreviewsandgiveaways.blogspot.com/2011/02/weekend-blog-hops.html
I have a book and am posting the first chapter on Monday!
So cute, I agree great writing. Thanks for linking up at Relax and Surf Sunday
The Chick said…
I love this, too funny! I am a new follower from Relax Surf Sunday, I would love a follow back http://1busychick.blogspot.com

Have a great day! Lynn
Marie said…
Very funny! Kids come up with the greatest things don't they :-)

I'm a new follower and enjoying my first visit to your blog!

Marie
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Brandy Nelson said…
I am a new follower via the Let's Get Social blog hop. Please stop by my new blog and follow back! There isn't too much content yet, as it is very new, but I plan on adding to it regularly and will be having an awesome giveaway once I hit 100 followers!
www.newlycrunchymamaof3.com
Thanks!
Brandy
This story made me so sad! I remember my invisible friends well...although I can't remember what every became of them!

Just followed you from Say Hi Sunday. Looking forward to reading more!

Katie
Practical Parenting
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Night Owl Mama said…
lol I love it. I remember watching the invisible man when I was younger.

dropping by to follow you hope you'll do the same at http://www.thenightowlmama.com see you
I too am from the relax and surf hop :D
Mrs. Tuna said…
Ohhhh, spooky. Hope you don't trip over him.
Nicole B said…
Such a cute story!
I'm a new follower from the Monday hop.
Would love for you to visit me at
http://momalwaysfindsout.com

Thanks!
Nicole
Rach said…
I am new to your blog I love it! I found you on Tuesday Tag Blog Hop! Please check out and follow my blog http://ohtheplacesfallingup.blogspot.com/!
STORY!! That was my what happened this past Saturday. Lol. I can't make things up that good ;)
Lindsey said…
Following you back! You're so close to 100!
Lisa K said…
Very Cute!
It looks like I am your 97th follower! Almost have your 100. Please check out my blog and follow me back.
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Thanks for introducing me to your blog! So funny! Happy to follow you!!
Love this - these are wonderful moments/memories to write down!

Love your blog! :)

Happy that I was your 100th follower!!!

Bernadette
http://momto2poshlildivas.blogspot.com

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