Real Estate by Debbie Reynolds

Serendipity Sundays - Stop, Think, Consider the Consequences

Serendipity Sundays - You Are Being Tracked


There are some people that think nothing of taking salt and pepper shakers from a restaurant or towels from a hotel room. They think since they are a customer, they are entitled to take whatever isn't nailed down.

This is a true story. At a local barbecue restaurant, these cute pig paper towel holders are on the tables. The tables are on a covered deck and food is purchased at the window and then you go take a seat at one of the picnic tables to eat and enjoy.

GPS pig

One customer decided these were so cute she wanted to take one home with her. When the owner of the restaurant discovered it was missing, he knew he could get his pig back. You see he had a young techie install GPS tracking inside of each pig just for an occasion like this.

So the police was called and when the policeman arrived he told the owner that his pig was gone for good. Then the owner showed the blip on his phone that was tracking the location of his paper towel holder. The policeman became a believer and told the owner to get in the police car.

The tracking system gave them turn by turn directions and led them to a house in a residential area. They went to the door and a sweet young woman answered asking what it was she could help them with. The policemen said they were there to recover the paper towel pig that had been removed from the restaurant a short time ago.

The woman denied knowing anything about it and insisted they had the wrong address. Then she was shown the tracker and knew she was caught. Her husband appeared and said he told her not to take it then quick retrieved it from the back of the house.

Even though it was recovered, that wasn't going to solve the whole problem because the woman was put under arrest. She was taken to jail. 

When her court date came up she pleads her case to the judge that this would cause her to lose her job when her employer found out. The judge reassured that her employer would know and that she also had an $800 fine and 30 days community service to serve. 

Lesson learned: Somebody or something is always watching. When something is so cute you have to have it, ask the owner where you can buy one like it and certainly don't take it without asking. It's stealing and that is against the law.

Serendipity Sundays - Stop, Think, Consider the Consequences

Join the group in sharing and being reflective on Serendipity Sundays. What are your serendipitous thoughts? 


These are thoughts of Clarksville TN Realtor Debbie Reynolds. Contact Debbie Reynolds, Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent. 


 Centruy 21 Platinum Properties2130 Wilma Rudolph Blvd.

Clarksville, TN 37040

When you need Real Estate services in Clarksville TN

                  it would be my pleasure to assist you!                             

Debbie Reynolds
"The Real Debbie Reynolds"

Check out all Clarksville TN Real Estate on My Website

931-771-9070 Office | 931-320-6730 Cell

Clarksville TN Homes 


 Google Plus       Follow me on YouTube       


Comment balloon 34 commentsDebbie Reynolds • November 26 2017 06:58AM
Serendipity Sundays - Stop, Think, Consider the Consequences
Serendipity Sundays - You Are Being Tracked There are some people that think nothing of taking salt and pepper shakers from a restaurant or towels from a hotel room. They think since they are a customer, they are entitled to take whatever isn't… more
What Makes a Happy Thanksgiving?
What Makes Thanksgiving Day Special? Thanksgiving Day is here and many families and friends will gather together to spend the day eating, visiting and watching football together. This is a tradition for some and pure enjoyment for others. What… more
Thankful for the Skies
We have had storms and winds and wide swings in temperatures the last few days. With Thanksgiving tomorrow I wanted to share a few things I am thankful for. For days I have been reading thankful posts and they have been a blessing to me. If you… more
Serendipity Sundays - Thanksgiving Cactus
It's Thanksgiving Time If you look around in Clarksville you will see signs of fall a precursor to winter. Just in the last week, the weather has changed and it feels like winter is on the way. My Thanksgiving cactus knows that we are having an… more
Throwback Thursdays - The Caboose
Throwback Thursdays- Where Did They Go? I traveled north recently and saw several trains while driving the countryside. We don't see many in the South or at least in my part of the South. One thing I noticed is that there were no cabooses. That used… more
Traveling for Thanksgiving - How to Stay Safe
How to Stay Safe During the Holidays The holidays are almost here and that means traveling for many of us. Personal safety is on our minds more than ever before and we need to be on high alert especially this time of year. Holiday shopping has… more
Where Were You on 9-11-01? Remembering the Day
Remembering 9-11-01, Where Were You? I remember exactly what I was doing and where I was when the TV news, playing in the background said a small plane flew into the Twin Tower in New York City. I was getting dressed for work and got drawn to the TV… more
Ask An Ambassador- What Should Realtors Blog About?
Ask An Ambassador- What Should Realtors Blog About? This is asked often by new members of ActiveRain and also by those that happen upon writing block. If you are just beginning to blog you may be questioning whether you have anything of interest to… more
Networking Is Everywhere You Go
Networking is Not Limited to Networking Events The gift of gab helps an agent when it comes to networking. I look at every opportunity to meet and talk with people as a networking event. In my many years of real estate I have been able to master a… more
Serendipity Sundays- A Peace Offering
Serendipity Sundays - Who Needs these More? It has been a particularly challenging week with two sales falling through and the threat of another 2 being derailed with problems with appraisals and underwriting. Finally we got the go ahead on one of… more