UnThreaded | Threaded | Whole Thread (1) | Ignore Thread Prev Thread | Prev | Next | Next Thread
Author: yeilBagheera Big gold star, 5000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 413  
Subject: a welcomed guest Date: 7/16/2011 7:26 PM
Post New | Post Reply | Reply Later | Create Poll Report this Post | Recommend it!
Recommendations: 1
To you all -

I had the opportunity to enjoy a visit with someone's brother recently. The reason for sharing the story is because this bachelor engineer (and to my layperson's eyes might well be diagnosed with Asperger's S in this day and age).

We were warned that we'd be sleeping on the floor. And I was aware that I didn't want to be a demanding nor disruptive guest. We had a wonderful time. I appreciated my host's careful explanations of the water filter and the towels.

My host took the time also to share a little story, saying that he tells his college students "I probably don't know your names. I haven't got the political gene. I may know your name in 4 or 6 weeks."

As I understand it, this brother (60 now) has acquired a great deal of social polish in the past 8 years or so. Certainly, he was able to play the role of host quite convincingly.

YeilB
Post New | Post Reply | Reply Later | Create Poll Report this Post | Recommend it!
Print the post  
UnThreaded | Threaded | Whole Thread (1) | Ignore Thread Prev Thread | Prev | Next | Next Thread

Announcements

Foolanthropy 2014!
By working with young, first-time moms, Nurse-Family Partnership is able to truly change lives – for generations to come.
When Life Gives You Lemons
We all have had hardships and made poor decisions. The important thing is how we respond and grow. Read the story of a Fool who started from nothing, and looks to gain everything.
Post of the Day:
Macro Economics

Economic Implications of Cuba
What was Your Dumbest Investment?
Share it with us -- and learn from others' stories of flubs.
Community Home
Speak Your Mind, Start Your Blog, Rate Your Stocks

Community Team Fools - who are those TMF's?
Contact Us
Contact Customer Service and other Fool departments here.
Work for Fools?
Winner of the Washingtonian great places to work, and "#1 Media Company to Work For" (BusinessInsider 2011)! Have access to all of TMF's online and email products for FREE, and be paid for your contributions to TMF! Click the link and start your Fool career.
Advertisement