March 2021 Slice of Life challenge
On my irregular trip to the mall a couple of Friday nights ago (remember back when we could go to the mall?), I was walking through the Marshalls and I overheard a couple of tween girls chatting. One of the girls was telling her friend, as they were looking in the mirror, “You know you’ll never actually SEE yourself. You know like in the flesh.” That’s when I stopped in my tracks and said to the girls with excitement, “Hey, I have thought that very same thing before!” And I went on to explain that our reflection in the mirror is not truly what others see because it’s reversed. And it’s the same with selfies or pictures of ourselves too. We will never see ourselves with our own eyes the way others see us with their eyes. Not sure why I couldn’t just walk by without engaging in their conversation. I was definitely delighted to know that someone else has the same weird thought that I do. I’m pretty sure those young girls SEE me as a crazy old lady in the flesh, but I’ll never truly know.