Me... An Old Lady
I was called an "Old Lady," the other day, and I was never so happy to be called anything in all of my life. Now, mind you, I'm only 62 years old. Prior to the incidence that I'm about to share, I might have been offended. After all, THEY say that 60 is the new 40, LOL! So by THEIR standards I'm only 42. Yeah, whatever, anyway the experience made me happy to be called an old lady. By the way who are THEY anyway, (Just asking)?
I've been taking public transportation lately and, have had some very interesting experiences, this is just one of them.
I had just gotten off the bus and was walking home, when I was approached by this very young man, I say very young to emphasize why he saw me as an old lady, okay, now work with me here on this one. Anyway, I had some magazines in my hand, and he asked me, "how much you got?" So I held up the magazines, and said, "these many." He then said, "how much do want?" Thinking he wanted to buy my magazines, which weren't for sale, I said, clueless, "I'm not charging for these. "He said, "you don't want nothing?" Then I said, "wait, are you trying to sell me drugs?" He boldly said, "yes!" And I said, "why?" He pointed to another young man a little ways away from us, and said that he was told to look out for a lady coming down the street. The young man let out a chorus of expletives to his companion, I won't repeat here. He proceeded to take me over to the young man, and I asked his mother's name, assuming he was from the neighborhood, (he wasn't). At any rate, as both took a closer look at me, the first one said to his companion, "man this is an old lady, why you let me mess with an old lady like this." (Take a look at my picture on this hub, that photo was taken in 2009, so you know I haven't aged since then). Then he told me to put a curse on his friend, (as if I could). I carried my old lady handle a little further, and said I would, LOL, and told them that they should be ashamed of themselves as I walked away. I walked away feeling like an old lady, and enjoying every moment of it. Their perception of me probably saved me from needless explanation, or maybe something even worse.
Needless to say I was in the middle of a drug deal gone bad. Being an old lady protected me, from whatever could have happened, had I not been perceived, or in some sectors an actual old lady.
So all you old ladies, let it all hang out, it could work to your advantage if you're ever in a drug deal that you don't want to be in. LOL!
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