Day 23 In or Out
June 23, 2016. Britain votes today whether to stay in the European Union or get out of it. The choice is simple: In or Out. But the ramifications of a vote to leave are complex and uncertain.
Have you ever had to choose In or Out? Maybe it was a job that you didn’t like. Or a business deal. Maybe you were in a relationship where you had to choose In or Out.
Write about making a simple but difficult choice.
The ex gave me an ultimatum: either you quit Mattel or I’m out of this marriage.
OK, I quit.
I tried to make a go of being a full-time fine artist.
I really missed a regular paycheck.
Mattel calls with a temp offer.
I call back, agreeing to work 3 days a week.
The ex says “I’m gone,” and moved out.
I was sad for about a week.
Best out that happened to me.
One of the dolls that I worked on during my divorce:
[Image source: The Barbie Collection — site works intermittently]
Wait. I just remembered something.
We got married on June 23, 1979.
Cue eerie theremin music.