Beemer (dr_tectonic) wrote,
Beemer
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Losing Contacts

Last night, as I was taking my contacts out (I wear hard lenses), one of them came popping out and disappeared. No faint click as it bounced off anything -- and of course I couldn't *see* anything because I'd already taken the other one out -- it just vanished. I am always amazed at how aerodynamic and bouncy a tiny plastic disc can be.

I called out to Jerry to please come help me look, because you don't want to move around too much until you've verified that it's not right next to your foot, and eventually, right about the time when I was starting to make plans to go to the eye doctor, we found it up against the corner between the counter and the floor.

Then this morning, when I got out of the shower and went to put them in, I discovered that my entire lens case was missing, because SOMEkitty had decided in the middle of the night that it was a fun toy and absconded with it. After five or ten minutes of hunting, we finally found it downstairs under the dining room table. *sigh* Happily, they didn't actually make me late, but it was close...
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