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Friday, January 25, 2008

911 or Mary-Kate Olsen, Potato Patato

I can't help but be drawn in to the weirdness of the human brain. As a father of a 4.5 year old boy I am amazed at how quickly my son can pick up things he sees and hears (Exhibit A). I'm equally amazed that I have repeat somethings over and over again and he still doesn't remember. I guess the brain learns what the brain wants. As a parent you always hope and pray you are doing a good job.

For example. My wife was picking up our son from school the other day. Jimmy noticed a book of matches had been left out in the open after an earlier birthday celebration. My wife said he went directly to his teacher to inform her of this serious situation. This is the type of moment that makes a parent very proud.

With all that said I just have wonder what the masseuse that found actor Heath Ledger was thinking when she found him unresponsive Wednesday. She felt that this emergency required the help of an expert, Mary-Kate Olsen. Yes, Mary-Kate Olsen of the Olsen twins and of the show "Full House" fame. She called her three times before calling 911.

I did some research on Mary-Kate and could not find any evidence that she has any emergency training that could validate anyone calling her in an emergency. Maybe there was some emergency training for her role in "You're Invited To Mary-Kate & Ashley's Greatest Parties". You never know when someone might choke on a S'more during a pillow fight.

The 911 system has been available since 1968 and was officially put in place nationally in 1999. Kids are taught in schools to dial 911 and not celebrities in case of an emergency. How does this masseuse explain herself? We need a crack detective to solve this case.

I'll call Hannah Montana.


Scott Ploch said...

In case of fire call Kurt Russell, as he was in "Backdraft."

For a crime I guess I would call, so many to choose from, Robert from "Everybody Loves Raymond."

Drowning ya gotta call Pam Anderson.

Suicidal, Owen Wilson.

Ghosts and paranormals, Bill Murray or Dan Akroyd.

Mark Plocharczyk said...

Now that makes sense to me.