I’m guessing most of you are too young to remember the “Calgon, take me away” commercials. For those post-seventies babies, it was a t.v. commercial for Calgon bath foam. Rather frustratingly typical for that time, it showed a woman just so overwhelmed with noises of traffic, her boss, her baby and her dog, that she pleads to her Calgon to take her away in the form of a nice bubble soak:
So, okay, maybe I don’t sit in traffic most days and I certainly have a unique gift for easily tuning out bosses, babies and barking dogs, but damn, I still have those days when the Internet is being mean and work is frustrating and I’m about to explode because the world seems like it’s rapidly twerking its way towards a fiery hell of vicious ignorance.
And when I get to that point, I simply say to the husband, “Take me to Segovia.”
And this is why Segovia is my “take me away” place:
So, there ya go: Segovia is my “take me away” place. How about you? Any special place you like to hide out on the weekends?