"to open their eyes, so that they may turn from darkness to light and from the power of Satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins and a place among those who are sanctified by faithin me." Acts 26:18

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Our hilarious run-in with the Oregon State Patrol...

So today I was driving to Portland with the kids and a friend.  We were half-way there when the kids said, "Hey Mom!!  There's a police behind you with his lights and siren on!!"

Uh-oh...

I pulled to the side of the busy highway and waited.  The patrol officer came to the window and we had the following conversation...

Officer-lady: "ma'am...who are you driving for?"

Me (feeling a bit confused): "ummm...myself?"

Officer-lady (looking at the kids in the back of the car): "Are these all yours?"

Me (surprised, because I usually only get that question in the grocery store): "um, yes..."

Officer-lady (clearly surprised): "How many do you have??"

Me (finding it hard to believe that I am seriously having this conversation with the police on the side of I-5): "Eight"

Officer lady: "Well, we are patrolling for illegally driven buses with children, since it's spring break time and all and well I saw you and I pulled up your tag and it said private, but I just wasn't sure... I'm really sorry.  Can I just take a quick look at your licence and then you are free to go."

Oh, yes...

Just call us the Tuininga Family...

Blowing the minds of liberal Oregonians...

One van full at a time...

7 comments:

  1. LOL! Wow! Now that's an interesting encounter. LOVE the last sentence.

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  2. Bwahahahahahaha! Only you Dianna, only you.

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  3. ..."illegally driven buses with children, since it's spring break time"... What does that mean??? Sounds scary to me.

    A.D.

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  4. Wow...that is really weird and funny!

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  5. Hilarious indeed!! I think that's great!!

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  6. I don't get what's so hysterical about this, honestly. Now they can pull anyone over just to see who's in the vehicle? This isn't the America I've heard about...

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