Monday, 12 September 2011

I thought I was thinking. But then I thought better of it.

You know that look on someone's face where you can see they've completely tuned out the world. You know - the one that usually prompts the question, "Penny for your thoughts?" We've all been there, on both sides of the equation. I know I zone out quite a lot; my mind wanders off so much they tend to send out search parties for it. It doesn't help that I also have a tendency to wear dark glasses as a preventative from bad headaches (it works, don't knock it). This means that anyone I happen to be with has no idea if I am paying attention to them or the rather attractive young lady that's just walked in, if I've zoned out or even fallen asleep.*
Anyway, we were in a cafe last Saturday and I could see Julie was slipping into The Zone. Before I lost her, I asked her what was going through her mind.


Silly me. I should know better than to ask questions like that, shouldn't I?

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*Trust me, you'd KNOW if I had fallen asleep. People would be desperately looking for the herd of nasally-congested elephants that had apparently just entered the room.