Another Friday meme mash-up this week.
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“Oh this isn’t going to work.” Gloria Rutherford stared into the mirror and squinted at her refection. The dress was… well, not Gloria.
I took today’s 56 from page 56 of Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden. I’ve had this book sitting on my shelf for almost ten years now and haven’t gotten to it yet! Need to remedy that situation soon.
While mother went on talking on the telephone, one of the elderly maids came in with several strips of freshly cut ginger for me to hold against my face where Hatsumomo had slapped me. The commotion of the door opening and closing woke Mother’s little dog, Taku, who was an ill-tempered creature with a smashed face. He seemed to have only three pastimes- to bark, to snore, and to bite people who tried to pet him.