My Most Embarrassing Moment
All little girls go through that phase when they don't want anyone in their room. It's their own private place. A sacred place where no one is allowed.
Lots of girls also go through a phase where they dislike their name and want to change it. Of course, this is difficult to do because everyone already calls you one thing. So you feel like you can at least change the spelling.
I went through both those phases. I wanted my room to mine only. And I wanted to change my name. I decided to change the spelling to Peni. I thought that ending it with an 'i' was cute and nice. Little did I know what I was about to do.
In order to claim my room as my space I got out the markers and some poster board. I happily decorated a little sign for my door that read: Peni's Room. (see above illustration). I posted that sign on my door and went about my day.
That night, I walked up the stairs to my room and saw my sign. Only, I didn't read the apostrophe. I just read "Penis Room". Oh my god. I was horrified. I knew my dad had been upstairs and seen it. I knew my brother had also been up there. They were too nice to say anything to me. I had the penis room.
I immediately took the sign down and reverted to spelling my name the way I was supposed to. I was humiliated.
But it's nice now because that embarrassing story is now a funny story. It just took some time.
Okay, I told mine....do you have one?