Friday, April 23, 2010

Deaf P.O.V. - "Smoking is bad for you"

There's this older gentleman who would come into my workplace every day for his tutoring sessions.

Every time when I see him for the first time, he would be walking by like there was nothing wrong with him. Where I sit in my assigned spot, I am close enough to smell his cologne. I am glad that he puts a little on unlike some people who feel the need to use up the whole bottle every day.

I've noticed that he would leave few times - up to 6 times in 2 hours. Each time he returned, he would be limping a bit and looking ahead to his seat with a small scowl on his face. I can smell why he leaves frequently - he goes out for a smoke. On each subsequent return trip, his limp would be more pronounced than before and he would walk with a bigger scowl than the last time.

What did I gain from this observation? Smoking is bad for you - you're liable to injure yourself while smoking and you become stressed out thinking about the next smoking session which you know will result in further injuries to you. ;)


Jobthingy said...

maybe so for him.. but i say nobody likes a quitter :P

DCHY said...

Jobthingy - Haha!

Shelle-BlokThoughts said... funny! I love this POV thing. I'd never notice those subtle things. I'd just scrunch up my nose at the smoke smell and gag behind the persons back...

I just can't stand the smell of cigarette smoke...You know what I mean right?

Autumn said...

very amusing. :)
i'm with jobthingy...but ya smells bad.

DCHY said...

Shelle - I can't stand the smell either...and I get annoyed at those who don't bother to observe the 15 feet buffer zone at the entrances.

Autumn - hehe