BABE3!

Quick refresher- Babe was about a week was she not? Babe2 lasted exactly two weeks- Valentines Day to February 28. Sooooo. It’s Monday night, a little after 9pm, and my phone receives two of those “please call me” text messages- I actually think they came in earlier than that but I was surfing at the time. I recognized the number a little, but I didn’t have it saved, so I called it. A young voice answers and I say, “Hi, this is Angel, I’m returning a call-me.” Silence for a second- then: “Um, is Damien there?” is the response. First of all- don’t people teach their kids who to use a phone anymore? If one of my friends called when I still lived at home and was impolite my dad simply hung up the phone. He expected a “Hello Mr. Suchandsuch, it’s Soandso speaking, may I speak to Angel please.” Back then of course I understood it but I didn’t necessarily like it. Is it too much to expect the same? Damien gets an earful from me when he’s phoning a friend to make sure he is in the very least polite. Especially when it’s not the friend’s own phone. Second, I wonder why she’s using my number when Damien’s had his own for more than two years. Damien was supposedly already in bed, but I figured I’d play nice and I called him to the phone. Here’s the conversation from his side: “hello?” brief silence. “Oh, hi Michelle.” Another short silence “Okay.” He hangs up, hands me the phone AND WALKS AWAY! NOW WHAT? Do I dare ask? Do I intrude if he hasn’t volunteered any information? I make a snap decision and call him back. Here’s what followed.
Me: “So?”
Damien: “Hmm?”
Me: “why’s she calling on my phone?”
Damien: “Oh, she got the number from the girl who’s party I was s’posed to go to on Saturday night.”
Aside: I had to disappoint my darling boy because the party was far away and I was sick in bed.
Me: “Okay. Problem?”
Damien: “No, she says she has a huge crush on me.”
Me (aloud): “Oh boy, are they having parties to get to you now?”
Me (silently): “Good grief- another one! Since when were teenage girls so forward?”
Damien (sporting a sheepish slash lunatic grin): “Heh heh…”
He went off to bed and I watched the season two finale of “Las Vegas” to distract myself from my shock by drooling over Josh Duhamel.

About Angel

Wife, mom, cake artist, Guide Dog puppy raiser, ADHD champion, wedding planner, and tattooed cat slave.

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