There are probably an infinite number of horrible ways to be awakened from a deep slumber. Having freezing water dumped on your head, for example. Having some prankster in your apartment complex pull the fire alarm at three a.m. for the fourth night in a row is pretty bad. By the way that has totally happened to me and I’m still extremely bitter. Hearing the dulcet tones of one’s older sister scream/sing, “RISE AND SHINE AND GIVE GOD THE GLORY GLORY!!!” at the top of her lungs ranks pretty high on my list, too. (No, Katy, I haven’t forgotten that, and, no, I have not forgiven you.)
Yesterday I discovered a real contender for my Top 10 Absolute Worst Ways to Wake Up. Somewhere between “Burglar Breaking in and Making Off With Valuables” and “Being Attacked by an Angry Swarm of Bees” is…wait for it… “The Sickening Sound of a Child Vomiting on Your Pillow, Narrowly Missing Your Head.”
Just thought you all should know…
And in case you’re concerned, Mags is feeling much better. I can’t say the same for my pillow, which suffered mightily from the washing and drying process. Le sigh.