Monday, January 8, 2018

Embarrassment on the 16th Floor

This is Day 6 of the 2018 edition of the 20 Days of Chill writing challenge hosted by P. J. at A ‘lil HooHaaPlease join us this month on our writing journey. Today's prompt is Well, that was embarrassing... Check out the other participants for more embarrassing stories.

Picture it, a mid-1990s office setting. An office gal, dressed in a casual skirt and loafers, is carrying papers, folders, etc. to her supervisor, who was standing near the back door of the department; the door which opened onto a hallway lined with VP offices.

At that very moment in walked a VP who rarely had business in her department. She thought he always looked serious, perhaps even stern.

So what did the office gal do? She tripped on one of those invisible things that love to tangle up the feet of unsuspecting people, and went sprawling headlong onto the floor practically at his feet. 

Totally mortified, she scrambled to her feet, handed off the papers and made a hasty exit to her cube to lick her wounds. 

The most embarrassing thing is that this is a true story...that office gal was me. 😧

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  1. not quite an embarassing story that I've heard but I guess if I have experienced it, I would hide a while.

    have a lovely day.

    1. I guess you had to be there, but trust me, it was embarrassing!


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