Tuesday, July 15, 2008

uggh! :)

Well, it happened! I got pulled over today! For anyone that really knows me, they know that I have always had a fear of cops pulling me over. If there is one behind me while traveling down the road, I usually turn on the nearest street. Weird, but I have been this way since I began driving. Today I was headed to Target this morning. I was minding my own business. I looked in the review mirror, and there he/they were! I only had about a half of a mile left to get to Target. The police car continued to stay behind me. I turned my blinker on, to get into the parking lot, and right then...his lights went on! YIKES! I pulled over in the parking lot. I had NO clue as to why I was pulled over. The policeman came to the window, and asked me if I knew why I was pulled over. I let him know I had no idea. He told me my tags had expired. Right then I was not happy! Steve is in charge of the tags! ugghhh! I still am not sure how Steve over looked getting new tags. I think he has been so busy that he over looked it. Now I am in charge of tags! I took the yearly job over as of today! :) The policeman told me there was nothing to be nervous about. I let him know I wasn't nervous, just a little mad at a certain someone...Steve! The policeman didn't give me a ticket, and actually was pretty nice about it. I am headed down to DMV this afternoon. Steve is driving the Suburban, because I am afraid I'll be pulled over again! :) Thanks Steve! :)


Blogger onehm said...

That's AWFUL!
I'm so glad that the officer was nice to you!!
Sounds like Steve has been a little busy, eh??

July 15, 2008 at 2:42 PM  
Blogger Andrea said...

Probably a good idea that you took over that job! lol.

July 15, 2008 at 2:51 PM  
Blogger SuperCoolMom said...

I'm with you! I always try to stay out of their way and yesterday on a 2 mile drive I saw 8 - yes EIGHT police cars! We are sure well looked after here in Mesa.

July 15, 2008 at 3:02 PM  
Blogger julie said...

Berlynn was pulled over last month for the first time because of expired plate. She was scared to death too. Her plates had been expired since October of last year. That was my job and totally over looked it. But I have 6 vehicles, and 4 trailers I have to register each year and if I don't get a notice in the mail then it doesn't get done. I'm sorry you had to go through that but at the same time I have to chuckles because we just experienced exactly that. The police let Berlynn off too. :)

July 15, 2008 at 3:04 PM  
Blogger n8'swife said...

That's the worst, when you didn't even know why! But did you buy anything fun at Target to make up for it!

July 15, 2008 at 4:38 PM  
Blogger Jan said...

Isn't it funny how guilty you feel when you get pulled over? At least I do. Even if its about a headlight or license tabs.

So sorry.

Hey, did you find out the names of the new Elders?

July 15, 2008 at 4:56 PM  
Blogger sista # 2 said...

That really bites! It has a happy
ending though!Good thing ;)Next
year you can pay online. ciao

July 15, 2008 at 5:53 PM  
Blogger Crazymamaof6 said...

OH i hate that! i hate getting pulled over, and i always get the ticket when i do get pulled over. i don't know what it is. LAME! yay for getting it taken care of.

July 15, 2008 at 5:54 PM  
Blogger Erin said...

Oh my goodness Michelle... I am so sorrry!!!
That's is so scary!
My mom is so bad about getting my tags. I always freak out if they expire because I have a fear of getting pulled over too!
I guess I am just paranoid.

Hopefully Steve will get pulled over now! haha jK!

July 15, 2008 at 5:57 PM  
Blogger Bren's Life said...

I am so sorry! I hate when I get pulled over... Hope tomorrow is a better day..

July 16, 2008 at 12:05 AM  
Blogger Lupe said...

Poor Steve. He's probably thinking.."There's something that I need to do today...". Poor you for finding out what it was suppose to be! I heart nice cops!

July 16, 2008 at 1:37 AM  
Blogger Lupe said...

I have a new blog address..


July 16, 2008 at 1:40 AM  
Blogger {Amy} said...

Oh no! I'd be mad too! When I see a police officer, my heart drops to the bottom of my stomach, literally, and my knees shake horribly. Ugh!! SO glad he didn't give you a ticket!

July 16, 2008 at 4:52 AM  
Blogger donna said...

If there is cop car behind me while i am driving down the road, I will also turn on to the nearest street. I did that yesterday..

So is they why you didn't call me????????

July 16, 2008 at 7:27 AM  
Blogger Missy :o) said...

no ticket? your lucky day!!

July 16, 2008 at 8:56 PM  
Blogger Jenny said...

Cops scare me too. I was just pulled over a few weeks ago in TX for going 2 miles over. Arrgg! Glad it was just a warning :)

July 16, 2008 at 9:51 PM  

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