My middle daughter who works in a prison as a librarian sent this text to the family texts. I read this twice before it hit me. Now obviously she sent the text so she must be okay. There are a lot of reasons why an alarm might go off in a prison – medical, fight… but this is one time my mom concern came out.
My girls are all adults. They are capable of making their own decisions and taking care of themselves. Generally I wait for them to tell me the good, the bad, and the bizarre.
With this text, I actually set everything aside and called my daughter. Normally I wouldn’t be able to because she’s not allowed her phone in the prison but I knew she was on lunch. I called and said, what happened and are you all right.
As I said, there are a lot of explanations for an alarm. In this case, it was a faulty radio which kept sending out an alert of an emergency for the officer in the library.
The good news – no injuries or drama. Of course I gave her crap because she texted a deliberately provocative message, meant to make me go – what the F**K. This is the warped sense of humor my family has.