Before Cold Water Creek (a women’s clothing store) went out of business, Stephen drug me kicking and screaming into the store. As we were browsing, I noticed a row of mannequins for sale – headless, armless upper torsos on stands.
Sitting all alone, was a torso without a stand, or a price. I approached a manager who asked me if I’d be willing to buy it for $50. I said as much as I would love to own such a beautiful creature – no.
Then she explained the actual cost would be half off plus and additional 20% discount. This would bring the grand total to $22. SOLD!!!
So excited about my purchase, I seriously shopped for clothes. When I finally came out of the dressing room, Stephen was grinning from ear to ear. He was holding arms… for my torso.
I was initially thrilled but then stopped to ask the price. They were free!!!! Not only was I getting a headless torso for $22, I was getting arms for free! This was my day.
When I got home, I carted my legs (“Gams”) from the basement to see if they would be a match for my torso (now known as M’Lady). YES!!!! I just have to figure out how to put them together.
With Halloween right around the corner, I found Zombie hands – a right and a left – that are about the right size.
Now there’s only one thing missing.
Any ideas where I can get a head?
May the farce be with you!