There were lots of kids. Some with books. Some wearing sequin princess dresses. Some on leashes...and not those monkey backpack situations...but an actual leash, looped around her waist and hooked back onto itself. Yep.
There was also a
Also...I was surrounded by iPads. It's a sign!
There was a couple that were snuggling on the leather chairs. They were watching the tv behind me and it was a very awkward hour trying not to look at them while they were looking in my direction.
The "You're Being People-Watched and You're a Weirdo" award goes to Peter...who I am kind of certain is a serial killer. He rocked Dockers and a plaid button down that was messily half untucked. The end of his belt escaped its loop and flopped about as he stood up and walked around. He had an old boxy Nokia cell phone that he housed in an eye glass case and was casually flipping through books about short term loans. Now you might be thinking, "Amy, he just sounds like a dork." But there was something about him that screamed serial killer.
Although, I feel like I must disclose that while waiting for my car to be serviced, I was reading Blink by Malcolm Gladwell which is all about how and why we make split decisions. Perhaps I just made an incorrect split decision...but maybe it is a good thing that that kid was on a leash.
Do we remember The Lovely Bones?
|Peter, the car dealership serial killer, had almost the same glasses on!|