We may earn money or products from the companies mentioned in this post. Links to books are "affiliate links," meaning I earn a small percentage when you click through and buy the book. This costs you absolutely nothing extra but helps me keep my cats in the lifestyle they're accustomed to!
For as long as I can remember, I’ve done at least one idiot thing each and every day. Extremely accident prone, I’ve wound up in the ER on the other side of the idiocy – like the time a wasp stung me twice on the eyelid because I thought laying in a bed of flowers would be cool. Wasn’t.
Sometimes I escape the ER but have to pay $$$ for the “lesson” – that would be a nod to my speeding tickets and other vehicular incidents, broken appliances….. Oooh, and there was the time I fed a cute little skunk and he paid us back by moving in underneath our house and raising a family. Our cats would go under the house and get sprayed almost daily – and, yes, the smell permeated through the whole house. Every day. All winter.
I got my lunacy out of the way early today, so I think the rest of the day may be safe.
My daughters and I were going to the library. I put on my favorite pink top (lovin’ pink), my Levi’s, did my hair, did the full make-up, smoothed on my new Shania lotion – it smells like Heaven must – and went on my merry sweet-smelling way.
We get to the library parking lot and I wonder why it is that I’m walking so funny. I look down pass the hot top and favorite jeans and there they are, big white fuzzy houseshoes. Gas is high and we were pressed for time, but I wasn’t about to miss out on fondling books. Even in white fuzzy footwear. So, in we went.
The library was really busy today. So my daily misstep and I were playing to a full house. Fortunately, taking a lot of falls in life teaches you how to land on your feet, sometimes without anyone even knowing you “slipped”. I limped around, leaving people to suspect that I had a broken toe or some sort of physical ailment (rather than mental) and COULDN”T wear regular shoes (rather than FORGOT).
I don’t know which is worst, the fact that I did it or the fact that when I told my husband about it on the phone, he wasn’t surprised. Not in the least. It was actually more of a “Oh, I was wondering when you’d do that.” type of reaction.
Well, if the houseshoe fits…
Make each moment count double,