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Once upon a time...

...I got up out of bed in the middle of the night to use the bathroom.  That's not too unusual.  But when I went to leave, the door handle broke off in my hand!  That's unusual.  OH MY GOSH!  I was trapped by my own doing!

I didn't have a phone.  That was the first thing I needed to remedy when I got out of this mess.  And I didn't have a window since the bathroom is landlocked and uses a fan for ventilation.  I couldn't do anything about that.

I did have a toilet.  I did have a semi-recliner bed in the form a bathtub.  I did have some clean towels for blankets.  I did have my toothbrush.  I did have water.  But how long could I wait for someone to come around?  This is where a husband (oh, Carl, where are you?) would be a nice idea.  How long would I be there?  

But wait!  My son was here for a visit from San Diego.  I think he was out of college at that time.  I could call to him though the heat register and the duct work should carry my voice!  Okay.  Not …