telefonul fix sau mobil - instructiuni de folosire
long time ago...back in the days I had friends... the phone used to be a lovely, an indispensable utility that I kept with me always and used quite frequently in order to spare my fellow human beings of the effort of pushing a button. I am afraid I have found myself a life meanwhile and instead of spending restless evenings, after work, engaged in endless phone conversations which I initiated and followed through...I now engage in other activities perhaps not as interesting, perhaps more! Needless to say, the friends I used to call 24-7 and sometimes spent even whole nights talking to, have now ceased to exist...at least as far as a phone call is concerned!
I miss them sometimes...I would love to know that having a boyfriend does not imply my absolute isolation and exilation from the single friends I had before. For God's sake I have to look for couples...perhaps boring ones...just to avoid the situation where across the table from them (single friends) are two people instead of one now. NOT to mention my married friends, that have isolated me regardless of my single status...I am neither married, nor single, therefore not adequate for either of these two groups anymore.
I would like to hear from them now and then...and I fear that after my inevitable death as a constant call maker to all my friends...I must leave, as means of an inheritance, some instructions on how to use the phone ( I say constant...because I am still the only one who calls but only at much longer intervals) . My friends simply don't know how to use the phone anymore. I fear that this simple explanation will suffice. It is just the thing they need. Their other feeble excuses die and wither in time.. or as time passes and they have to come up with a different excuse for not calling every month of the year. Well here's to all of you inviting me to your weddings or to your future birthday parties, in one year or so, when we'll get to see each other again: LEARN TO USE THE PHONE!!!
As I remember it...it's quite easy...you just need to follow these three simple steps:
1. When you want to find out something about someone, how he's doing, if he's busy, if he's had a heart attack, if he fell in one of Bucharest's large street whole, just pick up the phone, mobile or home phone...the conversation tariffs are coming together...they're kindda the same nowdays
2. Press that dusty green button and get out your agenda
3. Dial their number...and wait to see if they answer...
Additional notice - If not successful on your first call you might try again later if it's not a major imposition!!! It might just be that you will be able to reach the person in the end and actually have a conversation that does not imply forwarded e-mails, messenger windows or ...God forbid... the ol' face to face horror of seeing an old friend ;)