03 Mar "Honey, I found the missing sock…"
How in the world do I lose socks? There are only two of us in this house and the house is not large. Yet, every now and then, I lose a sock or two. Somehow, somewhere in the midst of sorting clothes and washing and drying them, a lone sock disappears.
One of Alan’s gray socks has been missing for 3 days. I have searched high and low, in the laundry basket, beside the washer, under the bed… anywhere the gray sock might be hiding.
This evening, as I sat in my desk chair upstairs while looking at emails, etc., Alan shouted from downstairs, “Honey, I found the missing sock!”.
“Really? Wonderful. Where was it? Where did you find that sock?”
He replied confidently with a voice sounding like he had found a missing treasure. “When I straightened the blanket on the bed, the sock fell on the floor.” He was so proud of himself for finding the missing item.
All was great until I realized the sock he found was the one that is not missing. The sock he found was the other one waiting for it’s mate. I had placed the sock on the bed in hopes of finding the missing one today.
Oh, well… the search continues for the missing gray sock. I guess we’ll find it one day. Probably when we least expect, the sock will fall out of a sweater sleeve or pants leg or who knows, might be found in a completely unique place.
Good thing Alan has other pairs of socks. 🙂
Have you ever lost a sock or two?
Have a blessed weekend and be sure to giggle,
Ashley HarrisPosted at 15:55h, 03 March
Single socks come out of our dryer all the times and I’m always perplexed because I know a complete pair went in! And you know we have a lot of socks in our house with 5 people!
mimionlifePosted at 16:46h, 03 March
That is so funny! There are a lot of socks at your house. 🙂 Wonder what happens to the missing socks? haha! Have a great weekend! Stay warm and safe in all the wind.
lelandandbeckyPosted at 16:09h, 03 March
I’m giggling, Mimi! We think there is a monster in the washer or dryer that likes to eat socks! I guess we look at the single sock as a new rag! LOL!
mimionlifePosted at 16:43h, 03 March
A monster in the washer or dryer that likes to eat socks!! I am laughing!!! Have a blessed weekend! 🙂
Vickie @Vickie's Kitchen and GardenPosted at 17:07h, 03 March
I want to know where do they go? When I decide to either throw the sock away or use it for something else is when I’ll find the other one. Have a great weekend!
mimionlifePosted at 20:23h, 03 March
Yes, if I don’t find the sock, I will just use the lone sock for dusting. 🙂
kathyscottagePosted at 17:43h, 03 March
Washers and dryers eat socks! 🙂
mimionlifePosted at 20:24h, 03 March
They sure do eat socks!!! 🙂
June FosterPosted at 18:00h, 03 March
Melissa, missing socks are one of those things in life that can never be explained. I tend to say it’s like Murphy’s Law, yet it isn’t. Items frequently disappear with no explanation. I’m afraid we’ll never know why.
Though that was a bit tongue in cheek, it really is true.
mimionlifePosted at 20:19h, 03 March
Just can’t find those missing socks!!! Haha!!
Perrianne AskewPosted at 19:11h, 03 March
The “Sockless Monster”is alive and well at our house……somewhere.
mimionlifePosted at 20:16h, 03 March
Love this!! Sockless monster!! 🙂
CarolPosted at 22:49h, 03 March
This is so funny. I just finished folding the laundry and almost lost a sock that fell off the bed. Good story.
mimionlifePosted at 22:51h, 03 March
Funny how those socks have a life of their own! 🙂
Jill WeatherholtPosted at 22:55h, 03 March
I often find the missing sock inside of a pant leg. Funny thing, I wrote about this on my blog several years ago. In the post, I’d included a photo of a single sock. Do you know, even now that photo of the sock gets clicked on a couple times a month…very strange! I suppose people are curious about missing socks. 🙂
mimionlifePosted at 23:21h, 03 March
Jill, I am laughing right now. There seems to be a fascination with missing socks. 🙂
Jill WeatherholtPosted at 00:11h, 04 March
I know! 🙂
Sandra ArdoinPosted at 13:11h, 05 March
I think every washer and dryer comes with its own version of the Bermuda Triangle.
mimionlifePosted at 14:20h, 05 March
Haha! I agree with you Sandra. 🙂
RobbyeFayePosted at 16:14h, 05 March
I am always searching for lost socks and other pieces of clothing. I think I have a clothing “bandit!” Either that or an extremely HUNGRY washer or dryer!
BTW, you are braver than I where Tick Tock’s brother is concerned-I would be running for the hills, even though I can’t run!!
mimionlifePosted at 16:48h, 05 March
RobbyeFaye, I can’t run either. So, I try to stay far away from the gators. haha! I have found the missing sock. Funny how those socks disappear at the strangest times. haha!
RobbyeFayePosted at 20:38h, 05 March
I’m sorry you can’t run, either. Glad you stay far away from the gators!!
I’m glad you found the sock. It’s so odd how you always seem to lose one! Ha!
ordinarilyextraordinarymomPosted at 23:54h, 08 March
Such a cute story. I don’t even try to match socks anymore these days. As long as they are the same size, they are good to go for me.
mimionlifePosted at 01:36h, 09 March
Sounds like a good idea. 🙂
Christina DronenPosted at 18:51h, 12 March
So funny. Yes – we deal with this all the time! Especially kids socks. I wish I had a good use for all the orphan socks.
Gail JohnsonPosted at 22:22h, 28 March
America On CoffeePosted at 19:09h, 19 April
Sock stories. … LOL ! I do have some. ❤❤❤