Of Mouse and Woman

I saw a mouse today.

It was awful.

I was minding my own business, carrying a bolt of cloth from a  dusty corner of the school (hmmm, that should have been my first clue) to where I would use it on stage in our upcoming production of “Willy Wonka, Jr.” I turned a corner and the nasty rodent crawled up out of the top hole of the bolt. So I did what any normal person would do…

I screamed, threw the mouse as far from me as possible (amazing how athletic I can become when provoked by vermin!), and screamed some more.

Don’t even think about telling me they are cute. You have one crawl out of what you assume is a critter-free bolt of cloth and tell me its cute. I don’t think so. Mice are only cute when they are cartoons.

Moral of the story: If you need a bolt of cloth to use for your middle school musical, ask an exterminator to bring it out for you.

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