Epic Fail…don’t call your little sis a dork


So embarrassing! This week’s Fun Friday post is about the Epic Fail. Surely, most of my YA Storyteller gal pals will be writing about faux pas from their wide cast of book characters. I thought about that. There’d be a few things that I could share about Colby being awkward or Jumper being, well Jumper.

However, as I start to think on the subject, I realize that my own life’s experiences carry far more failures than any of my characters. No one has ever accused me of being Miss Perfect…or Miss Poised…or well, you get the point.

One particular incident comes to mind as it is one of my sister’s favorites. I know this because she trots it out anytime we attend a banquet or family dinner together. Oh yeah, it’s great entertainment for the whole table (*rolling my eyes).

Anyway, it happened about thirteen or so years go. I had joined a high-powered professional club that met 2 and a half hours away in the big city. High level group…all black business suits.

jumperOn the infamous day, I was to be one of several young adults that were being honored for achievements during the group’s monthly luncheon. My hubby couldn’t go, and I didn’t want to go alone, so I conned my little sister into attending with me. Continue reading “Epic Fail…don’t call your little sis a dork”