Random Question from My Pedicurist

“Have you been to Aruba?” asked the gentle Vietnamese pedicurist who spoke only enough English to communicate nail length and color.
“Excuse me?” I asked.

“Aruba. Have you been to Aruba?”

Mind you, this is the only piece of conversational chit-chat she’s attempted in the 15 minutes we’ve been together.

“Uh, no, I haven’t been to Aruba. Have you?” I replied…

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11 Responses to Random Question from My Pedicurist

  1. ep vaughnh says:

    So nice to have you back on the job, Angela. Enjoy your wit.


  2. Thank you so much!!! Wow, I didn't know people read my rantings.


  3. Valerie says:

    Oh my word, LOL!


  4. Donella says:

    Ha! I don’t even like visiting hair salons because I’m not great at chitchat. I’d rather sit in silence. I’m not sure how I would have responded after such an odd question!


  5. shelahmoss says:

    Chit chat in salons can be so awkward.


  6. Kate says:

    Thanks for the laugh!


  7. What? So, do you think if you had said yes, she’d have treated you like a new soulmate and shared deep dark secrets? Maybe it was code for a secret club and you’re not in because you gave the wrong response… LOL


  8. angelaweight says:

    Traci, that is hilarious…and so possibly true! I bet it was a secret code question. And my response was supposed to be some sort of password. Guess I’m not in the club. Story of my life.


  9. angelaweight says:

    Very much. I usually try to read so the pedicurist will leave me alone.


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