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Saturday, September 18, 2010

A Whole New Meaning to "Tasti-D"

I think I slept two hours Thursday night. I woke up in a panic in the morning on the verge of hyperventilation to a clock that said that I was already 9 minutes late to work. Shit. After a few choice cuss words to myself, I managed to get dressed, throw on a headband and run to work by 9 am. No biggie, turns out I'm not essential to the office at 8:30am. Shock, I know.

Friday went by soo...ooo slowly. There were not enough songs on my ipod and, I have to say, that one day to be left alone with my thoughts in a filing room was enough. Two was a bit excessive. I started going over all the shit I need to pack (ugh), all the wedding presents I still need to buy (what to get?), all the messy relationships (???), all the things I should have done while filming various scenes (why didn't I just speed that line up, why didn't I take a moment here or there). Infuriating. You get the picture. And it isn't pretty.

Anyway, come 4:30 I had filed everything in sight, my fingers were bleeding (no, seriously. Bleeding.) and they had nothing else for me to do. I had resolved some sort of confidence in my brain by that time that I could do everything I need to do and deal with everything I need to deal with.

On the way home I stopped at Tasti-D. Had a very nice conversation with Singh as he got me my small chocolate in a cup. Was feeling good. I gave a little sass to the guy heckling the poor girl handing out subway coupons on my corner. (Like she's never heard, "do YOU come with the $5 footlong?" before. Idiot. Really, it's not bad enough she's wearing a sandwich board? I mean, clever - Subway promo girl in a sandwich board, real funny folks. No one should ever have to wear one of those things) Anyway, the guy had it coming and the girl and I shared a smile of commiseration. I was on my way, again.

So to break it down: I helped out a stranger, I was feeling confident, I wanted to start packing, I was in a good place. I got to my door and started fumbling for my keys and wouldn't you know it...right in front of my face, missed my nose by a hair....a giant dollop of city juice from the air conditioner above plopped right on top of my Tasti-D. I had that moment of silence where you're not really sure how your body will react. Where you just stare at the scene before you. But then.... I couldn't do anything but crack up. The kind of laughing where your chest hurts and nostrils flare, I may have even snorted (a trait I think I get from my Dad. Thanks for that one.) People were staring. I was making a scene.

But, Holy Hell. Does it get funnier? Just when you get the momentum, New York City takes a giant dump right on your ice cream.

Life, you're killing me right now.

4 comments:

  1. Ahh Sarah, you crack me up! I love that you can laugh in a situation like this, that isn't always easy! :)

    Corina

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  2. No kidding, Corina! Sometimes the only thing you can do is laugh and make a scene. :) Thanks for the support and for reading! It means a lot.

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  3. I think the universe does this to us to keep us humble? Wouldn't want to get too big of a head now would we?

    I just spent the last 10 minutes catching up on your life. Holy hell fringe has kept me out of the loop. I'm so excited and proud of all that you're doing.

    but you knew that

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  4. Hi Sarah - great blog! I represent a theater in Santa Monica - www.EdgemarCenter.org and would like to know if you are interested in a blog exchange. If so you can email me at bill@laonlinemedia.com.

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