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Don't get caught in your pajamas

Original post made by Dolores Ciardelli, editor of Danville Express, on Jan 28, 2010

Talk about embarrassing. When I read about the woman suddenly ousted from her home at 5 a.m. Monday in her pajamas, it gave a whole other meaning to the phrase, "Be prepared."

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Posted by SeediestEYE
a resident of another community
on Jan 29, 2010 at 10:35 am

Dear Dolores,

Do you recall this line (way before your time), "One morning I shot an elephant in my pajamas. How he got in my pajamas, I don’t know. (Groucho Marx in Animal Crackers, 1930)

Laughter for a Friday Morning,


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Posted by Pedal Power
a resident of Danville
on Jan 29, 2010 at 10:44 pm

Dolores, thank you for that reminder to keep some shoes by the bed; I'm off to do that right now!

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Posted by Kathryn
a resident of Danville
on Jan 30, 2010 at 12:17 am

Dolores, My best "in your pajamas" story is when I jumped into my car in my nightgown & robe, rushing to get my kids and neighbor kid to school one rainy morning. I got to my neighbor's house to find the kid had somehow managed to attach himself via his backpack to the corner stop sign outside his house. Picture me -- standing on the corner of Trotter & Appaloosa in my raty nightgown and robe, soaking wet, trying to detach the kid from the stop sign, as my neighbors drive by trying to pretend they don't see me.

It really did happen to me. Ah, those Alamo School days!