I love Blog Back Time Thursday's over at Lola's Diner. The stories that she and other blogger's post are really funny and entertaining, and if you'd like to participate, head over there, grab the picture, put your blog address on McLinky, and you're good to go!!
This Thursday's topic is: Worst Dating Disaster -
None of you will believe this, but I have never gone on a "real date" before; seriously, because of the church I belong to, once you become a member, you do not date. So, I don't really have any really good stories to tell, but I do have one memorable moment that kinda, sorta, maybe counts as a "date:"
It was back in the early 80's, and I was living in Big Town. There was a guy who was totally interested in me, and I kept trying to explain to him how I did not date, etc. Anyway, he was very insistent, so I finally agreed to go out for ice cream with him.
SO, he picks me up at my apartment, and I purposefully made myself look less than attractive. I put on an old pair of sweat pants, a raggedy sweat shirt, and didn't do a thing with my hair. It was to no avail; he thought I looked "cute." SIGH......
SO, we go to this place not far from my apt. complex. We are sitting there, just kind of looking at each other, and he doesn't say much of anything. There was this older couple at the next table over, and they are looking at us like, "Ooooohhhh CUTE! A young couple in love....," and I'm looking at them and thinking, "WRONG-O!"
SO, the waitress comes and wants to know what we would like. I wanted to just get the heck out of there, but for politeness sake, I order a small sundae. The boyfriend wanna-be ordered not one, but three ice cream treats...you heard me right, THREE!! And not just three little treats, like small dishes of ice cream; he orders the biggest ones that they offer!! I just about died!! I looked at him like he was crazy, and in my head I'm thinking, "I wonder how big the bathroom window is...will I fit?...."
SOOOOO, the ice cream finally arrives, and it was so embarrassing to sit there with BFFWV (Boyfriend-From-Weirds-Ville) who was eating like he'd never seen ice cream before. Needless to say, I was relieved when he took me back home. Then, to top it off, he wanted to know when we could go out again!! I just looked at him wordlessly, and went inside my apt.
There you have it folks...my one and only date...I'm sure that most of you (SonyaAnn??) have very funny and entertaining stories to tell. Come on, join in and 'fess up!! :)
I have never been able to look at ice cream quite the same way again.....! :)
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