People who don’t know my husband think he’s very unapproachable. One can attribute this to the fact he’s a very serious person by nature.
One can also attribute this to the fact that he’s married to me…and that doesn’t give him much to smile about.
In any case, Ali’s been trying to change since his little cousin asked him, “Why do you always look so scary?”
And while I applaud my husband’s efforts to be friendlier, I think Ali took his attempts at change to a rather…inappropriate level last week.
So there we were at the over-hyped Jean-Georges ABC Kitchen when Ali says to the waitress: “I really like the way your bright pink nail polish matches your pink watch.”
While I (obviously) have number of comments surrounding Ali’s compliment, I will bore you with just two:
1. Ali complemented another female…while at dinner with me.
2. My husband, who didn’t notice when I (inadvertently) colored my hair 3 shades lighter, managed to notice that our waitress’ nail polish and watch matched.
I think the waitress also noted the weirdness of the situation because she muttered something along the lines of, “so nice of you to notice” before she disappeared. For the rest of the evening.
The takeaway here? It’s been 8 long years since I had a manicure (I’m not exaggerating). I’m thinking it might be time to splurge…if for no other reason than to receive a complement from my husband.
Don’t think I can do a pink watch though…