This week, Mama Kat asks, “You have an hour to kill on the telephone…who do you call and why?”
The short answer to that would be my friend Jill who moved a million miles away about 8 years ago because she and I can talk forever.
The long answer to that would be no one. As much as I like to talk, which is a lot, I don’t like talking on the phone all that much.
As a teenager, I had a pink telephone in my room and I was always on it. My dad would often pick up the line from downstairs and have to tell me to get off of it.
Since then, things have changed, and I now put off phone calls because talking on the phone is the last thing I want to do. I much prefer face-to-face chatting, email, facebook, even texting to talking on the phone.
I’m not quite sure if it’s a multitasking thing. I’m the queen of multitasking except when I’m on the phone. I’ve tried to do other things while talking on the phone
except driving which I am able to do but am no longer allowed, but I always end up laughing at something not funny or asking a question that has nothing to do with what the person is talking about. Maybe I find talking on the phone a waste of time since I can’t do other things during a call.
It could also be that I talk ALL DAY LONG at work, so really the last thing I want to do is talk when I’m not working. But then again, I’ll talk your ear off if I’m with you. So who knows why? But just know…If I don’t call it’s because I prefer to talk to you via another means.
On another note…Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Hope you get to have a nice cold beer
or several to celebrate. Don’t expect a phone call from me though.