THE LOOK

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It was a mid-summer afternoon and my wife and I were trying to decide where to eat dinner.  After the normal back and forth of ideas we finally decided on a nearby steakhouse.  We arrived at twilight around seven pm as the sun was going down and noticed the dark clouds moving towards the restaurant.

We sat down and …..

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25 thoughts on “THE LOOK

  1. emmaleigh311 says:

    Reblogged this on Bumble Bees and commented:
    This story made me laugh! I love the egos of some men lol.

  2. Nice post! Thanks for sharing this story!

  3. Joe Shuford says:

    Good advice. I find myself constantly working to hard to avoid receiving “the look”.

  4. Rajiv says:

    The Look has killed so many of us. I like this, because you have conveyed a very important point, through a wonderfully humourous story

  5. Great story – love your writing!

  6. johndwm says:

    Enjoyed the way you laugh at yourself and you obviously have a very strong relationship!!! Of course you have hit the nail on the head with relation to ‘The Look’ I hadn’t really thought this horror through before… had internalised it as ‘my problem’ ..so in that sense your post is very liberating – and although its a bit different to the sorts of things I usually post …its going up onto http://johndwmacdonald.com !

  7. johndwm says:

    Thanks its great developing the learning and sharing communities Blessings! John

  8. kylabee says:

    Love this. I have a look that I give my husband and typically it ends in laughter as well.

    Thanks got following my blog. I look forward to reading more of your posts.

  9. Reminds me of the time we explained to a patient an extremely high risk surgery, and after we asked her if she had any questions, she asked “is that needle, like, going to hurt when you, like, put it in my back…?” 🙂

  10. Hope says:

    Tee…Hee! I know that look well! Great article…I’m still smiling!

  11. Thanks for letting me camp out in your blog for a little while today. I had a great time and tried to leave my campsite as good as when I arrived. I’ll be back!

  12. helenthis51 says:

    Excellent post and well written. HT

  13. aisadelacruz says:

    Haha! The story is just what I needed today. Thank you!!!

  14. witzshared says:

    Always feel like I’m sitting around a camp fire listening to stories that come to life, full of great delight.

  15. Planting Potatoes says:

    enjoyed the story….I realize now how many good opportunities I’ve passed up to learn over the years for fear of being thought of as silly or too afraid to face the opinions of others.

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