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Thursday, April 19, 2012

Tomorrow Had Better Be Another Day

It's been a challenging 24 hours. Last night while strolling from my family room to kitchen, I slammed full-on into the leg of my sofa with my right middle toe, breaking it nicely (the toe, not the sofa leg). Said toe is currently the color of an over-ripe eggplant.

I drove to New York City today and made a phone call while on the George Washington Bridge, causing me to miss my exit onto the Henry Hudson Parkway. I rerouted myself through questionable neighborhoods, got lost, and after driving down a one way street the wrong way, which was accompanied by frantic gesticulating from a dozen or so  bicycle riders, I finally arrived at my hotel an hour late. I scrambled to prepare for dinner, which was a lovely experience until I visited the rest room and dipped part of my outfit into the toilet bowl.

I'm now in a room high above Broadway, my throbbing purple toe elevated, my dripping outfit rinsed and dangling from the shower rod. I am too weary to write more and can only hope for a better day ahead. 

2 comments:

Stumpy said...

I'm trying to think what part of an outfit could be accidentally dipped in a toilet bowl. Sash? Belt? Boa? I think you need to start photo-documenting incidents like these so that they can be more fully shared. The toe for example. Let's see it!

Kathleen Yasas said...

It's...complicated. A sort of long top thing with dangling tassels. As for the toe, no can share a photo; I need a pedicure.

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