Or maybe three....
1) A RealWorldFriend emailed me to say she saw an old classmate....who had treated her badly in school....and now that classmate was HUGE....her word, not mine....I haven't seen the classmate since our Junior Year....and the classmate was always social with me....I have known her since kindergarten....longer than my friend.....I never knew that my friend had been treated badly....I didn't tolerate that sort of thing....But anyway....
Smiles were exchanged, no conversation but my friend wanted to at least say hello....an acknowledgement that she knew her...and that is where the problem lies......The classmate ducked her head and just walked by......Did she get brushed off becuz the classmate was still an ass or did she just feel bad about herself about the excessive weight gain??
I told my friend that the next time she ran into her just to say hello. It's no big deal to say hello. If the classmate wants chat she will and you are better to have said something than nothing. Be a grown up and let petty childhood crap go.
My friend comes back with it would fake of her to ask about her life and she herself didn't want to get involved with the classmate!
Why the Fuck did she tell me in the first place?????
Did I miss something somewhere???
I don't remember tellin' her to ask the lady over for supper!!!
But she got it off her chest!!
2) A client called to ask some advice about her pet....I gave my opinion on the matter and the conversation turned into a bitch session....I get to hear all the complaints....I am not certain as to why people don't just tell the person that they have the problem with...and not tell me....but they do!
I told her that I totally understand and was equally bothered by the problem but I don't know exactly how to fix the problem....but she got it off her chest.
3) And finally, what is the best way to say, "How may I help you?" with gettin' leared at??? I was told that was a leadin' question and at his age he might just tell me!!!
But he got it off his chest!
I think I'll put a jar out on the counter for tips....as I feel like a bartender!!
And Now I have it off my chest......All Better!