There is a time and place for everything. Some things may be quite obvious. (Don’t fart in front of someone you literally just met…unless it’s going to be SBD and you’re 99.9999% sure that it’s going to cause no more than a furrowed brow.) Some things are not quite so obvious. (I’m coming up short for this one. Social protocol is kind of my forte and everything seems like it should be extremely obvious.)
Other obvious social no-nos? Don’t walk into meeting looking like a dalmatian with untamed hair; a dalmatian who didn’t even have time to properly lick herself in the morning.
So, I had a somewhat important meeting this morning. Some out-of-town people were coming in to check on some things in the office. No big deal. I wasn’t intimidated, but I did need to try a little harder getting ready this morning than I normally do when it’s just me and my three officemates in.
Instead of just throwing on mascara and throwing my hair in a ponytail, I went the distance. I put on some foundation, bronzer and then some eyeliner and mascara. I put my hair in a fishtail braid. Ooo. Mrs. Fancy Pants.
I also had a dentist appointment this morning before my appointment.
When I walked out of the office, I had major bed head. It went beyond just laying back on the chair. While endlessly picking at my teeth, the hygentist had her arms wrapped around my head and well, I had a lion’s mane when I walked out.
Then there’s the water squirter calamity. Do you know what happens when they take the hose and squirt water at your top teeth? That’s right. It splashes all over your face and then runs down. It washed away my makeup, but only in the spots where the water landed.
Thus, I looked like a dalamtian with a bad ‘do.
They gave me a tissue to clean up afterwards. I wiped my mouth and made myself look like a creepy clown dalmation with messed up hair.
And I didn’t 100% realize it until after my meeting. I hope it went well.