I did tons of stupid things

21 03 2008

This is to make up for the blog I recently posted about my mother.  Granted, she’s odd, but I have no room to talk.  I’m not only clumsy, but kind of dim sometimes.

Okay, when I was about 8 years old, my mother was struggling to put my hair into a bun for a ballet recital.  It took lots of hairpins and hairspray.  So much hairspray that I had to stand there with my eyes closed while she kept whirling that damned can around my head.  I started coughing and she said “Run.”  So I did, out of the bathroom and straight into a wall.  Because I didn’t bother to open my eyes.

My defense: She didn’t tell me to open my eyes.  Momma gave me an order and I followed it.  She should have been more explicit.

Mom’s thoughts following this incident?  According to her, she just sat there, shaking her head and thinking “That’s my gifted child.”

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24 03 2008
geist0

Did she laugh at you? Or at least video tape it and send it to America’s Funniest Home Videos?

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