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Sunday, October 2, 2011

Beautiful Women Everywhere

T’s pretty sure he works with Natalie Portman.

“You know? Princess Amadala?”

Yeah. I know.

“Well she looks just like her. Except 15 pounds heavier. Maybe. Maybe 15 pounds. Anyway, it looks exactly like her.”

This does not surprise me, that T works with Natalie Portman. It was just a couple months ago that he swore he was working with the Zirtec girl.

“You know? The girl on the commercial for Zirtec?”

No, actually I didn’t know, thus ensuring me 20 minutes' description of her physical beauty.

I’ll spare you the descriptions. Oh, Lord.

“I don’t know what’s going on," he says, "but there’s a lot of really hot chicks out there lately. I mean, you should see the office! What does it mean?”

What does it mean?

It means:
A. The office hires girls right out of high school who go on to discover how much more they could be making elsewhere and move on after a year or so whereupon a new one is hired: Continual influx of fresh teenagers.
B. T pre-screens restaurants for cute waitresses, visits religiously and rarely tips less than 20%. He is well-loved by those in the service industry.
C. T is not hard on people and has a sense of humor.
D. T might need glasses.

But you know? The more I think about it, the more I think T might be on to something: he sees beautiful women everywhere he looks. How nice is that?

And he works with Natalie Portman.

43 comments:

mybabyjohn/Delores said...

I love a man who's not critical. Don't be mentioning those glasses to him. He's perfect just the way he is.

Susan in the Boonies said...

The reason he needs new glasses was because he bought those rose colored lenses.

Or...maybe he just needs to clean the Vaseline off the lenses.

I require my husband to smear Vaseline on his lenses whenever he decides we need to talk.

:-D

Bodaciousboomer said...

Unless he's legally blind he sounds like a pretty lucky guy.

Bouncin' Barb said...

Can I take him clothes shopping with me? haha. Hope you're doing well Pearl. I've been busy but I'm still alive and doing ok. Hugs.

Pat Tillett said...

Yep, rose colored lenses. That's a pretty good thing, to find beauty everywhere!
I'm not exactly that way, but I wish I was...

Laraine Eddington said...

I live with George Clooney.

jenny_o said...

E. All of the above.

All women need a "T" in their lives - preferably when they are young and forming their life-long internal mirrors.

Vapid Vixen said...

That's really sweet. Delusional, but sweet.

Anonymous said...

And how old is T? It might be a function of his age, for the older we guys get, the better the girls look. --vanilla

Clipped Wings said...

It's great to see beauty all around oneself in the people one meets. He's perfect the way he is, no matter the reason. He sounds happy.

Eva Gallant said...

I loved this post! He sees beautiful women everywhere! I love T!

Amber Star said...

I love T, also. This is one of the sweetest posts I've seen in a long time. Pearl, you made my day. I hope there is a T in my life. Oh! I think I'm married to one. :)

jabblog said...

How nice to see beauty everywhere - T must be a very happy man. (There I go - 'must be' again!!)

Irish Gumbo said...

It's not hard to see beauty if one simply cares to open one's eyes. It's there, and its wonderful. :)

Fragrant Liar said...

Pretty cool attitude, I think. I'll bet he's a real charmer.

David L Macaulay said...

funny as always Pearl

IndigoWrath said...

Hey Pearl! This is kinda spooky; I work with Kathleen Turner. And Peewee Herman. In fact, several Peewee Hermans. Oh, and Rudolph Hess. Indigo x

darlin said...

When we cease to see beauty we are no longer young. There's a quote which has this incorporated into it, now to remember the entire quote... yup, the age thing is creeping up on me, that or staying up til 5am doing homework. Please tell me how the youth today stay up all night to party and still pass their courses, I want in on that little secret of theirs.

Enjoy your Sunday and my suggestion... enjoy the youth in T. :-)

Blissed-Out Grandma said...

And you, Pearl? You work with a lot of hot guys, right? Yeah, I didn't think so. I never did, either. And I'm not all that critical.

Daisy said...

I like this guy! A born optimist. I work with Rin Tin Tin myself ... handsome fella.

Cal's Canadian Cave of Coolness said...

I was walking through West Edmonton Mall with a friend once and I started to notice all the girls with LARGE breasts. It was like a whole busload of them were let out to roam the mall as a pack. My friend looked at me and barely got out the sentence, "Do you notice..." when I said, "boobs". It was a funniest thing. It's like the whole mall had been given enlargement surgery. I swear we stood there for a few minutes and marvelled at the event before us.

Jeni said...

Just wanted to stop by and thank you for your comments. Yes -under normal circumstances -I would agree completely with your words about fall being a beautiful time of the year. This year though -so far -not so much! I think we've had rain, either a little dribble somedays and on others, downpours to beat all, just about every single day since Labor Day here! And trust me, it's getting old very fast!
Thank you too for your comments about my grandchildren. With respect to them, I agree wholeheartedly, as I happen to think they are fabulous and gorgeous. Bad, a lot of the time too, but it's amazing how much cute, pretty, sweet and innocent will encompass and overlook, isn't it?
Hope you revisit my place. Occasionally I write somethings that are short pieces (rare, but now and again that happens) and even rarer than that is that now and again, I even write something that is fairly focused too. Life may ramble on but blog posts shouldn't but I've always been one to do what I shouldn't too, so guess that explains that too!

Jeni said...

Oh, and I tend to leave long-winded comments too!

aBroad said...

Lucky T ... and lucky people who know him.

Gigi said...

Oh T! What a wise and wonderful man you must be.

Happy Frog and I said...

Very interesting. I can relate to companies hiring youngsters and re-hiring once they get experience and move on. I'm wonder who the next lookie likie will be?

Casey Freeland said...

I wonder how many Natalie Portman's are out there. Course it depends on which Natalie Portman. My love is convinced I am in love with her, which is not true. Great post.

Cheers,

Casey

Simply Suthern said...

Really it aint hard to see something attractive about any woman.

And then there are the naturally attractive that get ugly the minute they open their mouths.

The Elephant's Child said...

Can you clone him. I often (too often to admit) need him.

Crystal Pistol said...

T sounds like a real stand up guy.

Men who are constantly critical of women's looks infuriate me.

HermanTurnip said...

Three pitchmen I would not want to have to work with:

- Flo from Geico
- "Peggy" from Discover Card
- Gilbert Gottfried in any of his incarnations

If I ever become cube-mates with any of them I'm out the door...

Julianna said...

When you get right down to it... Aren't all of us women beautiful?

How nice of him to notice.

(And if it turns out he needs glasses, don't tell me.)

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Tempo said...

He got it nearly right..his comments were fine except that he forgot to say that the office girls fail in comparison to his own dear wife..
C'mon T lift ya game mate!

The Vegetable Assassin said...

There used to be a guy in the deli next to my work, years ago, who looked like a bloated, beat up Patrick Swayze, if Patrick Swayze had eaten an entire dessert tray every day for a year and then drunk a barrel of absinthe. It was uncanny. He looked just the sort to put Baby in a corner, too.

Now T, he sees the pretty in ladies. You know, literally the only good thing about being 18 is your beauty. Why can't that beauty peak when you're say 35 or 40 or 50 when a lady can appreciate it more?

Dawn @Lighten Up! said...

T's in Florida, right? So much beauty in Florida. Le Sigh.

The Savage said...

Yeah but you're so much prettier than Natalie Portman...

Linda O'Connell said...

When my baby was born 41 years ago in an Alaska army hospital, I swore the medic was Frankie Avalon. I'd walk down to that nursery window and gape, so "touched" tears would roll down my cheeks. He was gorgeous. Baby was cute too.

Glen said...

Yeah, I tell my wife that all the women in our office are hot too.
It helps keep her relaxed.
My wife is comfortable in her opinion that I could never succesfully get anywhere with a hot woman, hence if i mention a girl's name, I allways then describe her as being good looking. If I say that one is a 'bit rough' she gets worried, and thinks i might be trying my luck with her.

life is simple, when you work out the rules

Joshua said...

Well color me jealous. I've had crush on Natalie Portman for years. And since she's only 9 months younger than I am, I can say without sounding like a creep that it started when "Leon" came out in 1994. HEY! We're basically the same age, dammit! As a 13-year-old, I was allowed to crush on a 12-year-old!!

Laoch of Chicago said...

Nicely done

Dr. Kathy McCoy said...

Sounds like win-win for all I really like your list of possibilities!

Argent said...

Hehe. T - with extra sugar!