It’s true, I’m a dick who doesn’t introduce himself to his neighbors. Of the five other tenants on my floor I’ve only formally introduced myself to two of them. The others I seldom see and have been too shy to introduce myself. I must’ve had a crazy burst of courage on the days I introduced myself to the other two.

The way this woman said “Same as yours” when I asked her what floor possessed so much incredulity and disdain that if I had a sword then I would’ve thrown myself upon it. In retrospect, she got on the elevator first and chose not to press a button because she saw that I was getting on. So did she set me up? Anyway, I still didn’t introduce myself and I feel like any opportunity will be just as if not more awkward. Incidentally, I’m pretty sure she’s related to this person.

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