Golf Maniacs, Apps. & What’s Appropriate during Polite Conversation . . .

all this and more flies around in my mind at any given moment. There are no boundaries and no discipline, that’s what makes ME, ME!

We were at the Mc Donald’s for an early breakfast, an egg McMuffin and hot coffee is a fun way to start the day on an unusually cold Arizona morning before we ran a bunch of errands. As we were waiting, I was people watching, which is my usual MO and there is always a great smorgasbord of people to pick from to check out and wonder about, so much fodder…

OK, so this groovy guy was swaggin’ a  long sleeve white under-armor t-shirt, with a tight white nike beenie over his so with-it bald head, looking to see who was noticing him. His shirt said “Play better golf”. Oh, really. So as he’s waiting for his breakfast, he’s practicing his golf swing in the McDonald’s Lobby. How hysterical…how pretentious! You had to see it… I don’t know if he had an app. on his phone as he was chipping his shot with the phone in his hand…priceless.

As I told my husband about this, he told me about a “friend” of his who used to be in the middle of a conversation and just start taking up his golf stance and shoot for a long shot. How weird! Does anyone but me find this “different” or aberrant behavior?

I like yoga, but I don’t just pull a “downward dog” posture in the middle of Office Max. Can you imagine?

What other absurdities have you seen like this in your everyday life? Please share. I need a laugh.

Oh, I know another one. I knew this woman who would be in the middle of a conversation with you, and would just start doing neck and arm stretches. Big exaggerated movements that garnered attention, and needed space. It was very different. I understand neck and back pain, but if it’s that bad, perhaps it’s time to go home.

I know there are many apps., but really, is there an app. for your golf swing? What other totally unnecessary apps. are there that are as crazy?

Is it just me or is the world that far gone that Rome’s burning, and people are worried about their golf swing, a recreation, so much that they probably pay $9.99 a month for an app. to practice with their phone…come on people get a grip!

(C) Written by Evelyn Garone 4/2011

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About Evie Garone

I am an outspoken woman with independent views of the world. I am spiritual but also realistic. I've successfully raised two men who I've sent off to college and am now following my love of the arts, including painting, drawing and writing. Thus, two blogs, two books I sporadically work on, voracious reading, among other loves keep me busy.
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2 Responses to Golf Maniacs, Apps. & What’s Appropriate during Polite Conversation . . .

  1. I would so love to see someone pull a downward dog in Office Max!

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