For my writer pals,
I thought this article was interesting and it has a Christmas theme.
When I was a girl, I went shopping at a Woolworth’s store that had a costume-jewelry counter and a ring-sizer that looked like an old-fashioned telephone dial.
Curious, I put my finger into a variety of holes until I found one that seemed to fit. But when I tried to take my finger out, the ring-sizer was stuck.
After a moment of panic, I turned toward my mother for rescue–and felt myself jerked back to the counter. The ring-sizer was chained to the counter. I was chained to the counter! Click here to learn more.