Ever have that moment when someone is talking and all you end up hearing is ‘Blah Blah Blah’ because after the first two sentences you’ve tuned the person out and decided you’ve heard the ‘jist’ of what they had to say? I admit, I am guilty of this on a regular basis – not here at work while answering the phones, dear customers, that would be silly – but in my daily comings and goings as a wife, mom, and general participant in life. There are many times I definitely decide people are just rambling with some ‘Blah Blah Blah’ that surely doesn’t apply to me!
Wouldn’t it be amazing if we could make a society rule that if you decide you are done listening to someone, you could hand them a cute ‘Blah Blah Blah’ ceramic stone? No way would someone get offended by something so adorable and it would help people just get to the point! A $1.75 well spent!
Alright, hang on a second, I just realized that if I feel this way about people I interact with, they may feel the same about me! Hmmm. While I do love these little stones, I don’t think getting cut off this way would go over too well for me or those around me.
Oh well, guess I’ll just have to keep listening (or acting like it) and hope that people keep listening to me. You are still listening right? Hello…?