My daughter had another dance competition today. (She did well -another double platinum rating.) We had to get up at the crack of dawn to be there for an early performance. Unfortunately, the hotel we stayed at was rather noisy. Neither of us slept much. Needless to say, it wasn't easy to get the hair and makeup done! Since I had all kinds of issues with that, my daughter insisted on putting her choker rhinestone neckace on herself.
"Fine," I said. "My eyes are probably to bleary to see the clasp, anyway."
She got it on no problem. But when we got home, and she tried to take it off, it wouldn't budge. "Mom, it's stuck! Can you you get it off?"
I took a look at it. It was a hopeless cause. I'm not sure how she did it, but the latch is permanently stuck on one of the links. "I can't figure this out," I said. "Just take a shower and leave the thing on. I'll look at it again, later." That's what she did.
So ladies and gentlemen, does anybody who isn't as sleep-deprived as me have any suggestions? I really don't want to destroy the thing. Her next competition is in a couple of weeks, and I'm afraid a replacement won't come in on time. Here's my idea: I'm going to go take a little nap. Maybe the answer will come to me in a dream. If you have a better plan, let me know!