Song Of The Day 10/30/2016: The Shaggs – “It's Halloween”
I walk into the Salmon Bay Eagles' Club in Seattle's Ballard neighborhood wearing a sweater, pants, coat and hat, i.e. what I wear virtually every day.
Eagles' Club Hostess: "Are you in the costume contest??"
Me (looking at self, looking back up): "Sure!"
Hostess: "What's your name?"
Hostess: "Okay. And what's your costume?"
All the entrants get in line to do a catwalk down the floor of the Eagles' Club to show off our costumes. I go last.
Hostess: "...and finally, here's Paul... dressed as COMPLACENCY!"
I walk down the aisle looking unexcited. I stop halfway down and, take out my smartphone and pretend to look something up. I then hold up a finger as if to say "Wait a sec, I'll be right with you." Crowd goes wild.
Later they announce the winners:
Hostess: "And our final honorable mention... Paul, as Complacency!"
Me: "WHOOOOO-HOO!!! YES!!! YES!!!! WHOOOOO!!!" (fist pump)
I love the Eagles' Club.