Dumb Luck

The knife fell out of my hand while I was emptying the dishwasher. Fortunately, I caught it before it landed on my bare foot. Unfortunately, I caught it by pinning it against the lower cabinet with my thigh. Fortunately, it was point down and flat against the cabinet, so I was spared not only a deep wound but also the need to explain to an emergency room doctor how it happened. I don’t know what moral to draw from this story. Perhaps it’s “don’t be barefoot in the kitchen,” but somehow I don’t think so.

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