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I Scare Myself

I don't know why I did it. I couldn't believe what was coming out of my mouth and I just couldn't stop!
My family was invited to a party you see. The invitation was cleverly made,
delivered by hand and put through our mail-slot. The party was weeks away and I knew that I needed to RSVP, but I never got around to it. (This admission right there sends me over the edge!!!! I always get so P.O.'d when I don't receive RSVP's. And here I was, doing the exact thing I loathe in others! Oh the irony.)
Well, the party day came and went. We didn't attend.
So here we are, the first day of school and I see the wonderful mother who had invited our family to her party. I feel so bad that I come up with this, I don't know WHAT to call it actually, other than a big, fat lie.
This totally made up story came out of my mouth and I just couldn't believe it was happening. Almost like someone had taken over my brain!
The only truthful thing I said was 'I'm so sorry we missed your party.' One sentence out of fifty.
I don't know.
I'm just so weird.

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