I've come to realize something about myself dear readers and it ain't pretty. I've come to realize that I can only listen to people talk for about 2.5 seconds before I start to blank out and stare off into space drooling with an occasional "Uh huh" to give the illusion that I'm paying attention.
I'm not proud of this lack of ability to pay attention to people but I have to admit, sometimes, it's really not my fault.
Listening to my coworker talk (once again) about the 125th random dude she met on the internet warrants a blank stare off into space with my mind wondering all willy nilly, 'Did I turn off my curling Iron? Oh my goodness, I think I left it on.' SHIT!.
"Tee, did you hear me?"Listening to my (used to be) gal pal bemoan not being able to find a good man and how she "won't take any crap from any guy" for the 12,445th time warrants a blank stare off into space with my mind wondering aimlessly, 'I have to go to the grocery store and get some milk, toilet paper, soap, popcorn...'.
"Oh, um, yeah, I sure did."
"Tee, what did I just say?"
"Huh? Girl you know I heard you, stop trying to
Listening to a male friend of mine constantly berate his ex's because they won't listen to him and abide by his rules warrants a blank stare off into space...'I need to call my dentist to make an appointment. I hate that bitch of a receptionist though. Maybe I'll get that teeth whitening... Do I have deodorant at home?'
"Tee, you think I was wrong?"As you see, it's not always my fault but dagnabit it's becoming habit.
"Huh? What did you say? Your cell just broke
God help me.