Three years ago today
Wednesday, October 15, 2008, 7:51 PM
I'm reading back through my old blog entries and having a blast. Here's one from October 15, 2005.
A sheepdog in a poodle's disguise
It was raining this morning on the way to the bus stop. Not a big deal if you're in a car, but it's a pain in the butt if you have to carry a purse, a lunch sack and an umbrella.
Well, I always wondered how it was going to go when I had to walk to the bus during a pouring rain. Now I know: awkward, yet amusing. And a bus door is wide enough to fit an open umbrella through, so it's not all bad. But I closed my umbrella while I was in the process of going up the bus steps because it's bad luck to have an umbrella open inside a house, and maybe the same thing is true about a bus. It has a ceiling.
So I got to work feeling damp and sticky. I was having a dog day and it wasn't even 8:00 yet. And in walks one of my co-workers who says, "Look at you with your curly hair, don't you look cute."
I might have felt like a frizzy sheepdog on the inside, but outside, I must have looked like a poodle.