Saturday, August 09, 2008

thank goodness you pointed that out!

I walked a block from the office to pick up the arrest logs at the New London police station this afternoon. I crossed the street, chatting away on my cell phone. A man in the upper reaches of middle age leaned out of his car, which was stopped at the light, and called out, "Excuse me!"

I turned around.

"You're wearing a dress and pants," he said. His head and that of his female companion were both cocked to the side, two quizzical fowl.

"Yes," I said.

He nodded as though my response cleared something up, and then the light changed and the car continued up the hill.

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