Crowded and isolated

Is it possible to feel isolated in a crowded and noisy restaurant? I’m beginning to wonder.

I’m sitting here on a barstool at Buffalo Wild Wings and it sure feels that way. This guy to my right is talking to two women who have been here since 1:30 or so, yet he won’t say a word to me. Not that I mind. He’s a strange duck to begin with. 

I feel like I’m taking up space. Someone could sit here. As much I would love to hang around with Lisa, Liz and Alex, maybe I’d be better off going back to the hotel and watching the LSU-North Carolina State game in my room where I can do so in peace and nobody will bother me. 

In fact, that sounds like a good idea. I’m going to. 

About David

I am a sportswriter for a group of weekly newspapers in small towns across northern Kansas. I grew up in New Orleans, went to college at LSU and wandered in the wilderness until Hurricane Katrina finally put me on the path to my current job.

Posted on March 19, 2015, in Personal and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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