Smurfs Update

Dear Optimists,

Smurfs update. The gf and I went into a McD’s after a lovely night of looking at art and a delicious dinner, just to see if we could get any more of the Smurfs for my collection.

The kid working was either really nice or didn’t give a hoot, so he went into the back and brought out a giant box. “Root through and pick out the ones you need,” he said with a kind smile. We searched through and found one of each I was still missing. As we checked out I started to think about fate.

“You know,” I said to the gf. “You know what’s going to happen. We think we have the whole set, but there’s going to be one that we somehow missed.” She laughed and so did the kid.

When I got back home and looked through, I was missing Panicky Smurf. I jinxed myself.

But heck, at least now the quest is still on!



Author: den

More often than not, people wonder what I'm up to. I'm a people watcher, and love to tell a stranger's story, as I see it. If you see me reading or writing in a coffee shop, there's a good chance I'm making up a story about you at that moment. I'm a visual person who loves finding inspiration in my surroundings, and believe that sometimes the smallest detail can tell the majority of the story, if you have the sense to recognize it.

9 thoughts on “Smurfs Update”

  1. No, it’s physics. Every action has an equal and positive reaction, right? Your optimism brought you to this kind kid. It’ll bring you to panicky smurf, too!

    1. Today is the last day for Smurfs, and I have yet to find Panicky. I went to two McDs today, one in PA and one in Washington, D.C. (I’m on vacation) and still no luck. Looks like I’m stuck with an almost-set.

  2. Perhaps you will find Panicky Smurf some other way, not through McD Happy meals…. good luck. My friend has a smurf collection – I will have to see what Panicky Smurf looks like!

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