Impromptu Spa Day
mom: Happy easter! 2:14 PM
Me: yay! just made a ginger detox bath + lemon/cucumber infused ice water! then did mega-exfoliating scrub all over. hmmm, feeling detoxy. 3:08 PM
mom: Doesn't sound tempting. Who gave you recipe? Making fish for church tomorrow. Got facial place on 52st. Heard marth stewart goes. 3:13 PM
Me: ha! you just put grated ginger into your bathwater. and sliced lemon/cucumber into your drinking water. not difficult! 3:14 PM
mom: What about ice? 3:15 PM
Me: okay, there was no ice. the water was simply very cold. 3:15 PM
The trees across the way break into fullblown white bloom, the damp ground welling with caught rain. I saw one of your young men as I was walking home, bearing a single daffodil in front of him like it was a stolen toy soldier unsteadily, yet with determination
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