Thursday, August 8, 2013


The following story is not an exaggeration!  Names have been changed to protect the innocent…

“Something really awful happened the other night and I am sooo humiliated,” she murmured in a very small voice. 

“I went to dinner with some friends – a nice restaurant…  While we were waiting for the appetizers a waiter rushed past - and knocked my wine glass over… I mean all over me!  It was so embarrassing!”

I was ready to commiserate with her but she stopped me.

“Wait,” she said, “there’s more…”

“Our appetizers arrived, the waiter poured me a new glass of wine and… it happened again!  
Different waiter – same story!  Red wine all over me!  My face was as red as the wine.  I wanted to crawl under the table!”

“This time they sent over a complimentary bottle of wine… and the next rushing waiter knocked over the whole bottle!  ONTO ME!”

“I just didn’t know what to do… I was drenched.  I told my dinner companions that I needed to go outside for a minute and squished my way to the door… “

"The thing is, everyone else at the table was having a great time, enjoying their food.  I really didn’t want to ruin it for them…”


What would you do?

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