Sunday, October 26, 2008
I'm a geek
Mitt Romney attends church in the same building that we do. The entire time that we've lived out in Arlington I've wondered if we'd ever catch even a small glimpse of him. You know, maybe eating a piece of cake at some ward function, or signing autographs for small children after church, (that's a joke) or just leaving the chapel (we have church at different times). Well, every now and then I would realize that I hadn't spotted him, and that I probably never would (tear). He was most likely traveling across the country on some important business, political or otherwise. Now I am being a little facetious here. I mean, we all know that famous people are still people, whether you see them on t.v. or in real life. However, today as we left church Mr. Romney and his wife were walking across the parking lot to their car. He glanced in our direction as Eric drove through the lot, and Mr. Romney and I made eye contact. Just like that. It was all so sudden! What could I do? I did what any normal, nice person would have done: I waved, and he nodded back. Well now, I do have to admit that I was star-struck, and wondered if Mitt (that's right, we've progressed to first-name status here) thought I was waving to Mitt the celebrity or Mitt the fellow church goer. Either way, I now know that if we leave Arlington, I can finally be at peace in this regard.