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January 2013


Day 31. You’re locked in a room with your greatest fear. Describe what’s in the room.

Well, I thought about the obvious, like spiders. No, couldn’t be locked in a room with spiders, but I didn’t want to even write about them. So, what does that leave me with?

Ah. Hypodermic needles, no, don’t like them, especially when they’re trying to shove one in my arm. Liver, the kind you eat, of course, don’t like the look, feel or taste of it, makes me gag. Deep water, can’t get out of my depth, not at my height. Oh, heights, but you can’t really be locked in a room with heights, that would be stupid. Crowded areas, they make me come over all funny and I have to sit down. And wasps, now they’re cunning little buggers, always out to sting.

So really, never lock me in a room that’s high on a cliff with extra deep puddles, surrounded by hordes of people all fighting for the one chair, where giant wasps with needles for stingers carry plates of liver around. Oh and the S word, but we can forget about them, can’t we.



  1. twindaddy says:

    Really, what are the odds of all that happening?

  2. terry1954 says:

    great job Sara. Well written and easy to read!

  3. elleturner4 says:

    I have to confess to not fearing any of those things but I really wouldn’t want to go in that room!! 😉

  4. djmatticus says:

    Liver is an interesting choice…. I’ve heard it’s good with fava beans and a nice chianti. I think I’d have picked brussel sprouts or something like that. They seem like the type of food that could really get together and take over if they felt like it, always traveling around in packs as they do.

  5. seeker says:

    I like the sign “Do NOT feed your fears”. I would like to heed that warning sign.

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