We decided on a lunch establishment close to the movie theater. Midway through our meal I glanced at the time and realized we were a bit pressed if we wanted to catch the movie we had picked out. I finished quickly and urged the kids to do the same. I found myself scolding Buzz for playing with a toy car instead of eating and noticed a man glancing, repeatedly, over at us.
He was dressed in a suit and was seated at a table for two with another gentleman also dressed in a business suit. I was a little embarassed because I thought perhaps we were disturbing his important business lunch. I looked around and took note of the noise level and excluded the option that we were too loud. I noticed other tables with like aged children and even some with younger ones as well. So, he couldn't be annoyed that my children in particular were bothering him and his client. The place was about 3/4 full with a mix of different people. I didn't get it. What was his problem?
Why did his glances turn in to dirty looks when we made eye contact? Because my son's car "crashed" to the floor a few times? I picked it up, put it in my purse and told him to finish his lunch. What else could I possibly do? Why did this guy seem so pissed? We finally finished and were heading out the door when I realized the silliness of the whole situation. So? I gave the well dressed business man one last glance and as our eyes met I gave him a raised-eyebrow-get-over-yourself-you-pompous-ass-because-your-lame-ass-dirty-looks-are-not-going-to-ruin-my-traditional-end-of-school-lunch-with-my-kids look and walked out gracefully.
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