Conversation At Goodwill

During lunch yesterday, I decided to run to the local Goodwill and see what treasures I could find. I love Goodwill. Heck, I love any type of thrift store. We even went to the thrift stores while in Austin. Anyway, here I am shopping, minding my own business, when I noticed a woman that kept glancing at me. With my job, I have met ALOT of people. I continued to shop. The woman continued to glance and get closer. Her buggy was squeeky so I pretty much knew where she was without looking. The squeeking stopped and I looked up. There she was in front of me looking at me.

Her *Don't I know you?*

Me *hhhmmm, maybe.*

Her *Yes YES I do know you!*

Me ~just shopping and not making eye contact~

Her *I met you at PJ's (a local bar) a few weekends ago! You were have that cute boyfriend that is really really tall!*

Me *No. That was not me.*

Her *I just know it was you!! I remember telling my friend that your boyfriend was so cute and you looked so nice wearing that red dress. Remember now? I know you must remember!!*

Me in a low voice *Yes, you do know me. You do not know me from PJ's*

Her *Oh I just knew it was you! We all had such a good time that night. The music was great!!*

Me *Ma'am, I used to be your probation officer. That is how you know me.*

Her and her buggy that has now found warp speed *SQUEEK....SQUEEK....SQUEEK.....*

Comments

  1. HAHAHAHA, how do people forget things like that? Like you use to be some sort of authority figure...but...I just can't put my finger on it.

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  2. She kept going on and on about my tall boyfriend which just made it that much worse since THERE'S NOT ONE!!

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  3. LOL! People (women) used to stare at me too, in public, desperately trying to figure out where they knew me, back when I worked at Planned Parenthood. It was hard to *not* tell them, "Well, last week I sat down and explained to you and your boyfriend how to take your meds for Chlamydia."

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  4. That is too funny. Just how does one manage to confuse their former probation officer with the lady in red who had a tall boyfriend??

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  5. ROTFLOL! As for the cool red dress and the handsome tall boyfriend--from her lips to God's ear!

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  6. That is just so hilarious!! She obviously didn't learn anything about YOU when she was under your care did she?! LOL
    But WHERE'S THE NEW COW????

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  7. Woopsie! That is really hilarious. I love that.

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  8. Hee-hee, you made me laugh again, Mindy. That's twice in one day. Thanks for the entertainment! For a bit there I thought you were going to say she was a secret blogger who recognized you from your site.

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  9. ~laffin~ Revmom..that is too funny!!


    QG...I love that thought! Thank you.

    David...what was the first laugh?

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  10. That's too funny!

    I can just see her face!

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  11. Good one. I love that she kept trying to convince you how she knew you! HA!

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  12. Mindy, that is a fabulous story!

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  13. Next time flash your badge.

    P.S. I'm also a thrift store junkie.

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  14. This is a classic! LOL!

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  15. Love it!
    And, I love Goodwill. I found great stuff there today, too! Hope you found something wonderful.

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  16. lol :)

    "lady in red,... la la la "

    and there I was thinking you had a red dress and a tall boyfriend :)

    hugs and blessings

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  17. Well, Min, I don't know how it is with parolees, but once you've discussed somebody's hoo-ha with 'em, it's hard to forget who they are.

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  18. OMG, I peed my pants laughing at this! Truly funny!

    What thrift stores in Austin did you go to? We do that when we're in Austin too.

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  19. LOL! That is sooooo funny!

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