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|There is no way to fall gracefully|
This past week has not been one of my better weeks physically. While changing clothes, or I should state that while I was trying to change clothes to get ready for bed, I stepped on the very end of one of my socks.
This unexpected nailing of one of my feet to the floor propelled my body head first into the bedroom door. When my head collided with the door, the sound of the impact was loud enough to wake up the neighbors.
The pain was an eight out of 10. Because my daughter had just put our grandson to bed, I held my breath to keep from crying out from the pain. Of course, I had ricocheted off the door into a large stack of clothes that softened my fall. Since my wife is a very heavy sleeper, I meekly crawled into bed licking my wounds too embarrassed to awaken Donna so that she could check the status of my physical condition.
For the full column, see Page 6A of this week's Citizen.
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Robert Charles Payne is an inspirational writer who lives in West Monroe. He can be contacted by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.