Now that we are having nice weather, I ditch the shoes AND the socks when I get home. I enjoy being barefoot in my house.
You will almost never see me with my fingernails painted, but I love, love, love my painted toenails. It's tough to make feet pretty, but painted toenails gets us closer.
Yes, I like to look at my painted toenails - don't judge.
Today was no exception; when I got home from work, off went the sandals! My pretty red toenails and I had a joyful night until....
...something dreadful happened.
After spending hours sitting on my backside getting advice about which stupidphone I should get (yes, friends, I'm finally moving into the 21st century), I needed to use the facilities.
I set aside my laptop and strode to the restroom - through the kitchen, past the eat-in dinette, across the garage entryway/pantry area, through the laundry to my final destination.
However, along the way, in front of the pantry, I stepped on something. It was soft, but firm, not cold, not sharp and a decent enough size that I instantly knew I did not want to put my full weight on it.
Lifting my foot, I quickly brushed whatever it was away and continued to the potty. I needed to go!
As I was taking care of business, I started to think about what I just stepped on.
"Huh. What was that?" I said out loud. Eewww....maybe it was a pug poop. As gross as that would be, I have bleach for the floor and my foot washes; I could deal with that.
After finishing up and washing my hands (please people, wash your hands after your done going!), I went in search of the mystery item.
There was nothing there. NOTHING. So I turned on all the lights to do a better search. Still nothing.
OK. What's with that? What could feel like that and disappear with no sign within a few minutes?
OH MY WORD. A sinking, sickening thought came worming into my brain. Last night, my hubby killed a large, black spider that was scurrying across that exact same area.
He said it "popped" when he squished it. The thought makes me queasy.
I think I stepped on a spider, didn't kill it, and it ESCAPED.
So, I may never walk barefoot in my house again - ever.
OK. I'm going to go barf now. Bleh.
Psalm 23:1-6 (ESV)
1 The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want.
2 He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters.
3 He restores my soul.He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name's sake.
4 Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.
5 You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; you anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows.
6 Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life, and I shall dwell in the house of the Lord forever.
Do you walk barefoot in your house? Do you walk barefoot outside? What's the nastiest thing you've stepped in while barefoot?
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