The Mask of Zorro

After a long day Hubby and I were getting ready for bed. I had smoothened my moisturiser on my face, massages my feet with body lotion and was about to turn off my bed lamp when he asked me:

  • Why are you sleeping like that ?
  • Like what ?
  • Like that ! You look like Zorro with your mask .
  • Well I can’t sleep . All night long the green from the LED of the AC remote glints eerily when I turn to the right . And when I sleep on my back the red LED from the Set Top Box stares unblinkingly at me . And all over the place there’s a weird blue light from the LED on the emergency ringer .
  • What is the Emergency ringer ?
  • It’s a bell that rings in case case of an emergency if your father needs us in the night .
  • You’re weird. Good night Zorro .

The next morning after a blissful sleep , I was greeted by a grumpy Hubby who couldn’t sleep a wink thanks to our disco lighting.

Barely concealing my glee, I asked him

  • What happened?
  • Couldn’t sleep a wink last night. Blasted light kept shining on my face.
  • Oh ! I told you it was impossible. That’s why I fished out the eye mask.
  • Can you find one for me too ? I can’t spend another sleepless night .

I went to the cupboard where I’d stashed away all the eye masks collected from my various flights and handed him one .

Tonight there’ll be two of us lying side by side wearing masks of Zorro !

Sharing my thoughts this Monday morning with Corinne at #MondayMusings.

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Unishta

A granny who always sees the humour in life and tries to do things differently. When others make cupcakes, this granny makes banana fritters. When she’s not busy chasing her grandchildren who love making her run around, she indulges in her passions of reading, writing, meeting friends and watching movies. And somewhere between all this she enjoys travelling and cooking!

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8 Responses

  1. Ha!Ha! that is so cute, Sunita. Loved this funny little anecdote.

  2. Rt says:

    Love it!!!!!

  3. haha this is hilarious… the disco lights from all the house hold gadgets around us… Whatever happened to a pitch dark night??? Well i guess I need the mask of Zorro :))
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  4. Lady Fi says:

    Too funny!

  5. Modern Gypsy says:

    lol! I love this little vignette you shared! And I agree, it’s almost impossible to slee with lights winking all around you. Better Mask of Zorro than grumpasorous, I say! 😉
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