Tuesday, June 06, 2006

Friday Night

J and I went out to dinner at the sushi restaurant in town. I was supposed to go there with a friend for lunch that day but we didn't, and I think J was bummed that he was going to miss it, so it worked out that we ended up there for dinner instead. We had some great sushi and conversation with one of the ladies that works there. I was able to use my limited Japanese, which is probably getting rusty these days.

Anyhow after a fabulous meal, we decided to stop at the local Irish pub next door for a beer before heading back. We saw our neighbor's truck parked nearby so figured we would see them inside, which we did. We hung out for a while, ran into another guy we know, and caught up with everyone.

At one point these two 50ish aged women (who I am sure were perfectly nice) came in, in the worse outfits I have seen in some time. They were wearing tiny tank tops (with technically enhanced boobs), short short miniskirts and plastic shoes that flashed little lights in the heels when they walked. Now, normally in a bar, this might not be a bad thing, however they stood out a bit at this place.

W (neighbor) and I were laughing at the scene the entire time. Part of the fun of that Irish pub is that it is so not typical. While yes, it has Guiness beer and you can order an array of Irish food (although I don't know if anyone that works there is Irish or not), on Friday nights, the DJ plays a lot of hiphop, and there are lots of older countryclub men and tourists hanging out trying to be hip. Part of the reason I go there is for the people watching opportunities. On this night, besides the girls in plastic shoes, we had at least 1 sweater vest, and then this guy came in straight off the golf course I guess because he was wearing a polo shirt stretched over a little gut, bright red plaid pants and golf shoes. It is just great to see these guys out trying to dance to "Push It"...hee hee.

Anyhow, we stayed for a bit and then headed out. W wants us to try this other place out next week...we'll see if we can swing it or not.

6 comments:

Chicken said...

Did anyone pick up on the chics?

Mishka said...

Well at first, they were mostly dancing with themselves and trying to get guys to dance with them but no one would, and then as people got drunker, some guys did get out there and boogie with them...I am sure it was all in good fun.

They both seemed nice enough when I ran into them in the ladies room line (there is always a line).

J.a.G. said...

I've bben trying to picture anyone I know who is close in age to 50 wear ing flashing shoes....

Can't do it.

I so would have been laughing and slightly disturbed!

Mind Sprite said...

I love watching people like that. I mean, me and my friends wear some pretty strange costume outfits, but we aren't 50 either!

Mishka said...

Don't get me wrong, I am all for dressing outside the norm...do it myself whenever possible (much to J's dismay) but these ladies were just not using good sense...I am sure they didn't intend to look like "working girls" but that is pretty much what happened.

haha said...

Well Haha is now in the mid-fifty crowd and my mini-skirt days have been gone for awhile and I still have pretty decent legs. There comes a time when you have to consider others and growing older gracefully should mean tastefully also. I wouldn't want to embarrass myself or my family, by thinking I can wear the latest craze. I don't want the fashion police giving me a ticket! But I do love to people watch myself and having worked in retail clothing a number of years, I do have a few stories!