'Grandma Vance and Her Friend, Suzie'

@kobesbuddy (52601)
East Tawas, Michigan
April 9, 2018 7:49am CST
Back in the early 1960s, my Dad's mother had to depend on others, to go places. Grandma was a widow who lived alone in the country. Plus, she had never learned to drive a car. So when Grandpa died, a friend in the community would pick her up on Saturday to go to town for groceries. On Sunday and Wednesday evening, another lady would pick her up, to go to church services. One evening while waiting to attend a weekly prayer meeting, Grandma's stomach was bothering her. The only remedy she knew of, was to take an Alka-Seltzer. We all know this medication has to be dissolved in water, but she didn't have time. As a truck stopped at the end of her walkway, Grandma grabbed her Bible, popped the alka-seltzer into her mouth, and shuffled hurriedly out, to hop into this vehicle. Grandma was horrified, as she gazed up into the face of a totally strange man! With foam frothing out of her mouth she exclaimed, 'YOU'RE NOT SUZIE!' I'm convinced that this man had nightmares about this incident, for weeks afterwardPhoto: borrowed from Pixabay
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@mlgen1037 (29634)
• Manila, Philippines
9 Apr
So who is Suzie? Hehehe
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@kobesbuddy (52601)
• East Tawas, Michigan
9 Apr
A friend, who took her to church.
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@mlgen1037 (29634)
• Manila, Philippines
9 Apr
@kobesbuddy oh. Hehe But I feel for the man.
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@kobesbuddy (52601)
• East Tawas, Michigan
9 Apr
@mlgen1037 Yes, to have a frothing old woman, jump into his truck! LOL
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@amadeo (70335)
• United States
9 Apr
that is so funny there.I loved it
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@kobesbuddy (52601)
• East Tawas, Michigan
9 Apr
That poor gentleman, probably had nightmares! LOL
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@amadeo (70335)
• United States
9 Apr
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@kobesbuddy (52601)
• East Tawas, Michigan
9 Apr
@amadeo Or maybe he laughed constantly, for the rest of the evening:)
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@moffittjc (44481)
• Gainesville, Florida
12 Apr
That's hilarious! As soon as you said she popped an Alka-Seltzer without dissolving it in water, I knew there was going to be some kind of incident involving foaming at the mouth! What makes it so funny was that it involved a complete stranger!
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@kobesbuddy (52601)
• East Tawas, Michigan
12 Apr
Yes, he probably sped off and headed for the closest tavern, to get a couple strong drinks! LOL
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@moffittjc (44481)
• Gainesville, Florida
13 Apr
@kobesbuddy Well, that's what I would do! I never turn down an opportunity to head for the closest tavern! lol
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@kobesbuddy (52601)
• East Tawas, Michigan
13 Apr
@moffittjc I think Grandma Vance should have gone with him, also! LOL
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@just4him (123866)
• Green Bay, Wisconsin
9 Apr
I'm sure both were surprised.
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@kobesbuddy (52601)
• East Tawas, Michigan
9 Apr
As grandma frothed from the mouth, she politely removed herself from the man's truck:( LOL
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@just4him (123866)
• Green Bay, Wisconsin
9 Apr
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@kobesbuddy (52601)
• East Tawas, Michigan
9 Apr
@just4him He more than likely had nightmares, for weeks after! LOL
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@sallypup (27972)
• Moses Lake, Washington
13 Apr
That's a great story. That alka-seltzer tastes nasty even when dissolved in water.
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@kobesbuddy (52601)
• East Tawas, Michigan
13 Apr
With or without water, it's awful tasting:(
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@Corbin5 (112941)
• United States
9 Apr
Oh, this is hilarious!!! I bet the grandma with the foaming mouth did give the poor man nightmares for quite a while.
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@kobesbuddy (52601)
• East Tawas, Michigan
9 Apr
She was an ole farm girl, the long dress, bun on her head, wearing a net, and foam coming out of her mouth! LOL
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• Peoria, Arizona
9 Apr
Oh my goodness, that is hilarious. Plop plop fizz fizz sorry for looking rabid haha!
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@kobesbuddy (52601)
• East Tawas, Michigan
9 Apr
I'm sure that poor man was rather shaken up, after that experience:) lol
@sabtraversa (13329)
• Italy
9 Apr
I can imagine why drivers are now afraid of hitchhikers. And I also understand how the horror stories involving the road are created.
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@kobesbuddy (52601)
• East Tawas, Michigan
9 Apr
LOL Yes, about a muddle headed grandmother, frothing from the mouth!
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@JudyEv (130175)
• Bunbury, Australia
9 Apr
That is so funny. Poor lady - and even more sympathy to the strange man.
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@kobesbuddy (52601)
• East Tawas, Michigan
9 Apr
Yes, both of them were horrified, to say the least!:( LOL
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