pain is the staff of life

cheeky opticians??

Posted in Uncategorized by ruthanzo on April 20, 2010

Lily and I were driving back from the New York City area where we bought a point and shoot camera. We were listening to Public Radio and it so happened I had had my eyes checked the week before so I was thrilled to hear there were cheeky opticians in Albany.

When the kids were small we stayed at a really downmarket Holiday Inn near the bus station in Albany. The night clerk had long scary brown and gold painted finger-nails that looked like twisted dove beaks when they grow too long and can’t sharpen them. The kids were fascinated by her.

This next one is the first version.

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  1. L.U. Nette said, on April 20, 2010 at 1:56 pm

    Surely a mispronunciation of
    Chicque.

  2. Chuck said, on July 17, 2010 at 12:57 pm

    Have no idea why I’m strolling through this blog except that I just heard the swimming song on the radio and felt the need to connect somehow. Seeing the lab in a swimming cap and then the walking stick video/story with Kate did it for me so thank you.

    Anyway, being a resident of Albany I can clarify that it’s “Sheehy” Opticians. I go to a competitor so can’t speak to their cheekiness but they do support public radio so can’t be all bad. That puts them above most of our politicians who surely are cheeky.


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