2 - Tuesday, March 6, 2007
Not just a post-Valentine's misadventure
At first I thought some poor suck- Christmas lights strung along the and slams into the wall.
er had simply forgotten Valentine's arch's curve. The bathroom dominatrix
Day, but even for a grovelling apol- Having at the moment little storms in with fast, long strides
ogy, this would have been going a thought for thorough journalism, I and disappears directly into a stall.
bit far. didn't approach the happy pair for Within a minute she's out and
The Wednesday after Valentine's their names, but I'm pretty sure she washing her hands with meticu-
Day, a friend and I were leaving our said yes. lous attention.
study nook in West Hall for a late- KRISTIN MACDONALD Then she moves to her face. She
night coffee refresher when we twists her long hair into an immac-
came upon a lavish spread of can- ulate bun with one smooth sweep.
dIes and rose petals fanned out on The bathroom Wisps are restrained with a thin,
the ground beneath the building's . black headband on her forehead.
outdoor archway. dominatrix Soon a robust lather masks her faces.
Our timing was unwittingly per- In the fourth floor bathroom of Itdoesn't touch a strand of hair.
feet - the young man responsible Alice Lloyd Residence Hall I gossip Then her toothbrush meets a
for the display was just leading his through a mouth full of toothpaste. shapely glob of Aquafresh - from a
girlfriend toward it with her eyes I see a lot of people I know, mostly tube without crust. The brush head
covered. Judging the moment to because I live down the hall. is brought under a blast of water
be private, I quickly moved to do But there is one girl I know only and tapped twice.
the same, and my friend and I were for her bathroom habits. She attacks plaque with the same
already turned back to our origi- I see her at the sinks several fervor a televangelist might take on
nal trek toward Espresso Royale nights each week, and I'm awed non-believers. Her lips are without
when the young woman gave an every time. foam.
unmistakable squeal. We pivoted, Never before have I seen any- Before I've even gotten to the
and the scene's perfect tableau was one treat her environment with back of my bicuspids, she spits.
as picturesque as the young man such authority. It begins when the. She's gone just as quickly as she
- now on bended knee - had sure- door rattles in its frame with three came.
Robin Tyler uses a long pole with a suction cup to change
the movie titles and upcoming events on the Michigan The-
atre marquee last night.
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