I even tried to save it with a bent wire but it slipped from grasp

Jewelry Woes, Beware the Bathroom Sink

What is this, you ask? This is an earring. One, single, lonely earring. My personal pair of golden drop earrings, minus one.

Where is the other one? See below:

This monster has eaten my St. Christopher medal that my sister bought me in Mexico (sorry, Jonna, I've been meaning to tell you), and now an earring, just this morning. Will the carnage never end?!?