New to A Lady Reveals Nothing? You've missed SO MUCH. Not to worry. Every Sunday, I dig through the archives to repost an old favorite. Mostly because I'm too lazy to come up with new content every single day. This story originally appeared on February 4, 2011.
A weekend trip to San Jose, Costa Rica offered my beach-town friends and I a rare opportunity to get fancy and go out for Indian food. And by "fancy", I mean that since San Jose's climate is so much cooler than Huacas, we could take showers and NOT be immediately drenched in sweat from the humidity -- making it possible for makeup and long sleeves and pants. Fancy!
I had been living out of a backpack for several months and didn't really have anything I wanted to wear "out". My roommate Nicole came to the rescue and lent me a few things. It felt so nice to get dressed up! I was quite happy with the result. I might have even held my head high and strutted a bit. I must have projected my inner monologue onto one of our male friends who had been patiently waiting for all of us to get ready. I was almost certain that I heard him say to me:
"Wow, you look SO good."
I responded with a surprised, "thanks!"
He looked totally confused, so I rewound the scenario in my head. He wasn't looking at me. He had a candy bar in his hand. His mouth was full. I recalled my sense memory of his voice and replayed it. I was horrified. Here's what he really said: