Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Sometimes You Need a Do-Over

I met two of my best friends (and college suitemates) for dinner last night. After the meal, the server placed a fortune cookie in front of each of us. 


Audriella's not-a-fortune, which she deemed "advice": "Always surround yourself with true friends." [I'd like to point out that our dinner was evidence of her doing just that.]

Myrtle's fortune: "A dream you have will come true."

My not-a-fortune: "Someone you care about seeks reconciliation."


Audriella decided that because the server doled out the fortune cookies and we were therefore not allowed to choose our own fortunes (or not-a-fortunes), we deserved a do-over. She asked for new cookies, mixed them up as only she can, and we selected anew.


Audriella's not-a-fortune: "The pleasure of what we enjoy is lost by wanting more."

Myrtle's not-a-fortune: "Face any problem with dignity."

My fortune: "The respect and help of influential people will soon be yours."

Not bad for a random Tuesday night's dinner!

2 comments:

  1. Interesting how that worked.....given and yours was not....asked for and yours was. Very interesting! Glad y'all were able to get together for some BFF time.

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  2. Your first one could actually be converted into a fortune with just a *slight* revision...

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