Sylvia Volk (sylviavolk2000) wrote,
Sylvia Volk

Bizarre but great

And by "bizarre but great" I mean it's great that I won the fifty-fifty draw at work - whee! ninety-four dollars out of the blue! - but hey, it's the first time I've won anything since I was, uh, eight. When I was eight I won a lovely cake at an afternoon tea draw. How beautiful it was, with silver trimmettes all over, huge and fancy. How sad I was, eight years old, when my parents took one look at the thing and shoved it into the freezer untouched for a more appropriate occasion. I didn't even get a single bite ...

But now I've won again! How great is that? Actually at this moment I feel like buying a cake and eating a huge slice all by myself, perhaps at midnight in my jammies. Because I can. Life's sweet that way sometimes.

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