Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Yesterday's Blast From my past

It was busy at the reference desk. Answer 1 patron's question, and before they could walk away, there's another patron. So, like a machine, I answered a patron's question while finishing up a telephone reference question. As I was preparing the books that the telephone patron wanted placed on hold, this patron backtracks and asks, "Does your name happen to be Nexgrl?" I answered, "Yeah(like annnnnd what do you want.)". The patron then said, "My name is Mark, and I went to All Hallows(my elementary school) with you.". I looked up, and I was shocked. I had seen the man 8yrs ago at my niece's 21st b-day. It was a BIG difference. All I could say was, "Oh, hi."


Rashan Jamal said...

did he try to start up a convo with you? I dread going home to Savannah b/c I don't want no blast from the past conversations where people make false promises to keep in touch and so forth.

Nexgrl said...

No, he didn't try to start any type of conversation. He had a total transformation for the worse, and I think by my reaction, he knew that it was evident. Unfortunately, where I work, I see a lot of people at their worst.