Lost Hat

This might sound really silly, but right now, I’m praying for my hat.
See that hat I’m wearing in the picture with my best friend, Ann?  I got that hat in 2007, when we went to a VT game. I LOVE that hat.  They don’t make it anymore.

One time, I lost that hat in a Wal-Mart parking lot, and took Brokaw back up to the Wal-Mart parking lot with me, to try to sniff around and find it.
He did!

That was two years ago.
Now, I have lost it again. :(
I left it on the Metro.
It was the third thing I left on a Metro train JUST THIS WEEK.
I also lost a hat I just got a couple of weeks ago, as well as my black texting gloves I also just got this year. :(

I am usually so careful and responsible.  I am the girl who locked her keys in her car in high school, so she has the habit of making sure she has her keys before closing her door.  I used to be the girl who looked back to where she was sitting to make sure she had everything.

Guess I’ve gotten away from that.  I blame my iPhone.  I’m constantly distracted. Oy.
I didn’t bother to report my original hat and texting gloves.  But my beloved VT hat? I totally went on Metro’s website and filled out a “lost and found” form.  Hopefully I will hear something this week.  If not, I am going to be really sad.

Of course, it’s just a thing.  I realize that. But that hat has great memories attached to it.  Like that game with Ann, and the fact that I wore it the night Michael asked me to marry him.  Plus, I like to show my support for Virginia Tech.  For the football team, and for the school in general, because even though I didn’t go there, I’m a proud fan, and I always pray for the Hokies. They’ve been through so much.


  1. I hope you find it. I love that hat too. Those were some fun games even when we paid a lot to go to them :)

  2. While you’re at it, will you pray for my ring too? I’ve been missing it and praying for its return. My dad gave it to me for my 18th birthday a million years ago. Last thing he gave me before he died. :( Where are you ring????

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