Did I accidentally set my clock back this weekend? Way, way back? Because while I’m out walking this morning, he suddenly appears, materializing from a side street and now a few steps ahead of me. Long feathered hair-teased into a voluminous gravity defying gray nest. Tight faded jeans, cropped leather jacket and white high tops. My smirk is as obvious as a pair of leopard spandex pants at a bridal show. Hey buddy, didn’t anyone tell you? The 80’s are over!
I slow my pace a bit so that I can maintain a comfortable distance behind him, and the more I observe him, the more I am actually starting to admire him. He moves with carefree intention, and that magnificently maned head of his is held high. If there are 99 problems staring him in the face, his demeanor says otherwise.
Still, for a split second I panic. What if the 1980’s really are happening all over again?
They aren’t. At least not for me. But for this guy-comfortably distanced ahead of me, and confidently attired in the past-rewinding time 30 years just might make him superman. And that gives dress for success a whole new meaning.
I want to thank the mysterious fellow this morning who inspired this post, and I’d also like to add that my coffee sure would taste good in this mug…
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