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Aaron J. Greenberg



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PostSubject: Embarrassing Moment?   Tue Oct 06, 2009 11:18 am

I was probably 9 or so, give-or-take a few years. I was at some kind of dinner party or get-together at a family friend's house. I was the only young boy around, so I was bored. I decided to go look for my mother, and walked into the backyard, where a group of youngish women were standing around gossiping and drinking wine. For the record, at this time I was much shorter than my mother. I ambled into the middle of the group of women and wrapped my arms around my mother's leg, right around the upper thigh. Or at least, I thought it was my mother's leg. To be fair, most of the women were wearing faded blue jeans, and I was about half the height of all the woman, and didn't think to look up to verify that the woman whose leg I was gripping was actually my mother. I heard, "Wrong mom!" and looked up to see some woman I had never met before. Then all the pink-faced mothers standing around sipping their wine enjoyed a hearty laugh at my expense. And I blushed and let go. I may have started crying, but I can't remember. I like to think that I didn't, and rather than letting go, I instead squeezed tighter and said, "No, this is exactly the mother I want." But that would have been weird. Cause I was 9.
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PostSubject: this is hilarious   Tue Oct 06, 2009 11:22 am

This seems like it could be a great short story.
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Petrakan (Pet)



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PostSubject: Re: Embarrassing Moment?   Tue Oct 06, 2009 11:22 am

What if the woman had gotten angry instead of amused?
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Foundry H The



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PostSubject: Re: Embarrassing Moment?   Tue Oct 06, 2009 11:23 am

What if she was actually your mom, but she had just revealed that you were adopted?
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Alis grave nil, pax



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PostSubject: Re: Embarrassing Moment?   Tue Oct 06, 2009 11:23 am

Did your mother see this happen?
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Aaron J. Greenberg



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PostSubject: Re: Embarrassing Moment?   Tue Oct 06, 2009 11:29 am

Yes. She laughed too.
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Guacamole



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PostSubject: Re: Embarrassing Moment?   Tue Oct 06, 2009 11:32 am

What if this woman was deluded and ended up taking your mistake as a sign of your love for her and had kidnapped you?
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ONdross



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PostSubject: I lurv you   Tue Oct 06, 2009 11:33 am

what if she had a prosthetic leg and it came off?

or if her husband chased you?
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Moonbeam



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PostSubject: Re: Embarrassing Moment?   Tue Oct 06, 2009 11:34 am

What if your mother and the wrong mother had decided that they were both your mother, then had an epic battle to the death to determine true ownership?
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Foundry H The



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PostSubject: Re: Embarrassing Moment?   Tue Oct 06, 2009 11:35 am

What if she was my mom?
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Aaron J. Greenberg



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PostSubject: Re: Embarrassing Moment?   Tue Oct 06, 2009 11:40 am

That would be hot.
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Mike240



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PostSubject: Re: Embarrassing Moment?   Tue Oct 06, 2009 11:49 am

What if you decided that you liked the feel of this mother's leg, and determinedly grasped it for the remainder of her life?
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Foundry H The



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PostSubject: Re: Embarrassing Moment?   Tue Oct 06, 2009 11:50 am

What if this was a support group for men with testicular cancer? The big moosie slobbering all over me... that was Bob.
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maryshelley



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PostSubject: Re: Embarrassing Moment?   Tue Oct 06, 2009 11:53 am

what if this became the story of your life, what if you are forever grasping at the wrong leg, the wrong mother?
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Foundry H The



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PostSubject: Re: Embarrassing Moment?   Tue Oct 06, 2009 11:54 am

What if Home was a condo on the fifteenth floor of a filing cabinet for widows and young professionals. The walls were solid concrete. A foot of concrete is important when your next-door neighbor lets their hearing aid go and have to watch game-shows at full volume. Or when a volcanic blast of debris that used to be your furniture and personal effects blows out of your floor-to-ceiling windows and sails flaming into the night. I suppose these things happen.
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Foundry H The



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PostSubject: Re: Embarrassing Moment?   Tue Oct 06, 2009 9:05 pm

what if there was something really scary in the woods, not just mud?
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