Saturday, July 28, 2012

Identity Crisis

It seems to me that in younger years my peers often had "things" that defined them. I knew a girl in high school that never ate the ends of food--french fries, sandwiches, and ice cream cones were all consumed until the very last bite and then hopelessly abandoned. Not eating the ends of foods was her "thing." Whatever.

I thought that as people grew up these silly defining "things" became less important to who they were.

Until I got stung by a bee last week.

I had never before been stung by a bee. At first I was legitimately hurt and confused. I was picking raspberries and didn't even see the bugger.

 Then I was mad.

This bee totally ruined my "thing." Never being stung by a bee was one of the last pure and almost perfect records I held.

I have a dentist appointment coming up and I'm praying they don't find a cavity. If they do it's all downhill from here folks. Who am I anymore?

Plus, then I will be out two awesome distractors for "two truths and a lie."

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