Friday, November 4, 2011

Four Eyes


Top: GW ($3), Pants: GW ($4), Flats: Clothes-swap ($0), Vintage pin/headband/bangles: GW ($5)

TOTAL: $12

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And now back to our regularly scheduled program:

I can still remember asking for *fake glasses* for my birthday. I was probably 8. Little did I know that, by age 11, I’d have the real deal, and by age 29, I would long for Lasik.

Oh, the difference almost twenty years of glasses/contact wearing can make on one’s perspective.

Come to think of it, I think I also wanted braces when I was little. And I ended up with those too. 

It’s too bad I didn’t realize my wishing super-powers and start asking for things like big piles of pretty, pretty money. Because if I had, by now I’d surely be rich. 

Of course, I’d also have powers of time travel so I could go back and tell my short-sighted 8-year-old-self the best things to wish for. But then, I’d have to have already wished for those as my 8-year-old self, in which case I wouldn’t need the time travel because…oops. Wait a second. Yup. Something in my brain just exploded, and I’m running on precious few cells as it is, so I’d better stop with this nonsense right now before the whole thing short-circuits and I lose the part of my mental faculties that knows how to make left turns in traffic without getting hit. 

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