Friday, August 19, 2011

You don't really want to do that...........

Roger and I went out to dinner last night.

The restaurant where we went is small, and the tables are what I would call close together. It wouldn’t have mattered.

When we walked in and sat down at our table, there were three young ladies, I’d say college age, at the table next to us. One of them was on her cell phone.

As we sat down and waited for the waiter to come take our orders, it became apparent that the young woman on her cell phone was in a strained conversation with or about a young man. It was a private conversation.

At least it should have been.

As we sat there looking at the menu, not even at arm’s length away from this girl, we both squirmed and cast glances at one another over our menu’s trying not to over hear her side of the conversation—that was impossible--and it wasn’t pretty.

I didn’t want to be there. From the looks on the faces of her companions, they didn’t really want to be there either. Can you say AWKWARD???

I wanted so badly to lean over, pull her phone away from her ear and look her straight in the eye and say to her—

“You don’t really want to do that here………… you?”

Yes, folks, I’m begging you; please consider those around you when you are having a cell phone conversation in public.