As I was getting ready to go to my sister’s house on Christmas Eve and make an ass out of myself, I was psyched to be wearing earrings for the first time in a while.


I chose a pair of glitzy danglers and one rhinestone stud as I have two piercings in one ear and a singleton in the other. (I was so radical back in the day!)

I started to slip my earrings in and couldn’t find the damned holes. The little fuckers had closed up due to “inactivity” over the past…



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Sherry McGuinn

Long-time writer and big-time dreamer. Screenwriter. Cat mama. Red lip aficionado.