|Just like it was yesterday ...|
For instance, my husband and I were visiting a friend recently who confessed that she used to paint her walls every two years.
“Wow! I probably haven’t painted mine in like … six!”
Hubby cleared his throat and informed me that it had been much longer than that! I had no idea!
The same thing happened when I went in for what should have been an annual cancer screening. (It’s the one us girls would prefer to have a car ran over our rib cage than endure.)
“Um, it’s been a couple years …” I confessed.
“More like eight,” the not-so-cheerful receptionist muttered. Who knew?
Today I replaced the well-used quilt covering my bed with a crisp new coverlet. It’s like I have a new room! Now I probably won’t have to paint the walls for some time yet. After all, it’s only been … oh … ten, maybe twelve years …