Some questions do not need to be answered and sometimes I should just be left to wonder.
There was s a guy at in my office who resembled someone I went to high school with. I saw him in the hallways here and there, but we didn’t really say hello or catch each other’s eye. A lot of people say hello, nod or acknowledge one another in some fashion where I work. I don’t know this cat’s name, so we’ll go with Guy. Guy is mildly cute, maybe a 6, and he seemed to have a fairly friendly demeanor with a hint of cocky. He typically ran around with a mixed crew of guys and gals around the halls or in our work cafe, which were the only times our paths crossed.
One day, my co-worker buddies and I were walking back from having a nice bench lunch and chat, when we saw Guy. My two companions knew about my ponderings and I pointed him out. I then broke away from them and approached him.
Me: Excuse me. Hi, we work for the same company and I was wondering if you were from New Jersey or went to high school in New Jersey?
Guy: Uh, hi. No. Never went to school in New Jersey, I’m from Long Island (pulls hand up to his mouth to take a drag off his cigarette).
Me: Ohh. I’m from New York, but went to high school in New Jersey and thought that you looked like a guy who went to my school. Sorry to bother. See ya. Continue reading