Story archives - tag: "surprise"

Louisreility

We left for a two week holiday to see a few concerts in California and ended up three months later in a hostel in Guatemala city looking at a map, eating frozen chocolate bananas and asking each other if we knew where we were.

tags: travel surprise [add]

2014-03-03 09:20:39 / Rating: 553.5 /

Channing Stephens

He followed me out of the CVS just to tell me how beautiful he thought I was.

tags: cute surprise beautiful flattery [add]

2010-10-07 16:15:24 / Rating: 420 /

Caught with my pants down

Discovering that window washers do still exist and discovering that I had no idea where my pants were happened at the exact same moment.

tags: window washer surprise shower no pants humor [add]

2010-01-22 09:14:14 / Rating: 679.75 /

Use the Peephole

I opened my door to discover a neo-Nazi arborist.

tags: Nazis surprise stupid [add]

2010-01-19 15:33:14 / Rating: 295.25 /

Curmic189

Unlikely activities where I've hurt myself: sitting down at a desk, getting up from a desk, getting in a car, playing guitar, using a broom.

tags: bruise injure pain sore clumsy accident hurt unlikely surprise [add]

2009-07-21 09:56:53 / Rating: 461 /

Paisley Raven

My bisexual 14-year-old daughter put a middle school teacher in her place when she complained being examined by a female OB/GYN would make her feel "like a queer" with four perfect words: "I AM a queer."

tags: teenager daughter gay bisexual coming out intolerance comeuppance surprise [add]

2009-02-23 09:37:57 / Rating: 1675 /

MJ

I don't think "Whoa" is a standard response to "I love you," but it was the only one I could come up with at the time.

tags: i love you reaction surprise [add]

2009-01-19 15:09:07 / Rating: 701.25 /

Pax

Halfway through the song, my host sister told me that my dance partner was the Mongolian Olympic silver medalist in boxing.

tags: small world olympics boxing mongolia humor surprise [add]

2008-11-12 10:03:38 / Rating: 502.5 /

Joker in a Dress

The Halloween store clerk looked surprised when I asked for a non-slutty nurse costume.

tags: halloween surprise costume nurse [add]

2008-10-30 22:14:28 / Rating: 695.25 /

Valerie-Clair DuBois

I began my story with "I'm not pregnant" because I knew he would want to know the ending first.

tags: pregnancy test long day anxiety surprise not pregnant boyfriend [add]

2008-09-10 18:05:55 / Rating: 494.25 /

schofield

Nothing in life can prepare you for the pain, anger, and overwhelming terror that comes from waking up in the morning, opening your newspaper, and finding on the front page a picture of the man you almost married being arrested for child pornography.

tags: surprise [add]

2008-06-10 10:32:15 / Rating: 421.5 /

Icki

I walked to my car after rehearsals to find a red rose laying on my windshield.

tags: romance surprise [add]

2008-01-18 10:50:27 / Rating: 495.5 /

VintageMama

I was 42 and single when I got pregnant for the first time and my very religious parents surprised me by being happy rather than disowning me.

tags: pregnancy parents religion surprise [add]

2007-01-22 12:39:51 / Rating: 715.25 /

jbornebu

When David and I decided to switch partners, the girls agreed and took off together, leaving us behind.

tags: surprise mistake [add]

2007-01-16 14:55:17 / Rating: 579.25 /

Chris

As I leaned to kiss her on the cheek, she decided the lips would be better, and my heart stopped mid-beat.

tags: love unrequited accepted surprise change random bus station [add]

2007-01-01 19:58:45 / Rating: 1041.75 /

Skye

"For you? Really?" the man in the pharmacy said, surprised, when I asked him to pass me a pregnancy test.

tags: humour humor pregnancy pharmacy chemist test surprise [add]

2006-09-23 12:01:40 / Rating: 1479.25 /