A Compliment From Another Stranger

In an job interview yesterday:

“So tell me a little bit about yourself.”
I proceed to do so. The basics: Where I’m originally from, I graduated, I’ve been married for this long…
She’s glancing at my resume and my app, and then starts listening intently.
After awhile, she says, “Oh, I’m sorry for staring, but you have such gorgeous eyes.”
“Um, thanks?” I respond with a crooked grin.
“Well, they’re dark on the outside, but on the inside, they’re this amazingly clear blue. It’s beautiful.”
“I’m happy you like them, but they’re defective.”

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About The Original Kate

Along with artistic tendencies, Kate enjoys unusual people and is constantly striving for some sort of nonconformity. Kate offers a perspective that is thoughtful but well-written and full of images within the words. Other tidbits that might intrigue: she has very long auburn hair, and, you guessed it, her favorite color is orange.

Posted on March 5, 2008, in From Rabid-Mormon Land Known As Utah. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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