aefenglommung (aefenglommung) wrote,
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Behind the times

So, this face was becoming vaguely familiar. A youngish mom washing and cooking on commercials while the theme from Bewitched plays in the background. Eventually, I caught her name, but it meant nothing to me: Kelly Ripa. Apparently, everybody else knew who she was. Was I expected to know her? Total blank. So, today, I googled her. Now I know who Kelly Ripa is. And my life goes on, just the same.
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