Dad and I were having quick dinner together earlier. He was late for a short trip, so he grabbed his Blackberry and we kissed him off at the door.
We both found out later that the Blackberry he took with him… was mine.
*Silence for a few seconds*
*LIPS STARTING TO TREMBLE…..
…..EYES BLINKING FASTER…..
…..WAILING AS LOUD AS I CAN*
I had a mini panic attack while my mom laughed at me. You don’t understand. I never sleep alone, my Blackberry is always there with me blinking away to signal to me that it’s there and awake if I needed to talk. What more do you want from a life partner?
You should have seen me just now, pacing back and forth, a bit lost trying to recall any important BBMs or texts that needed replying. And trying to make up people’s phone numbers in my head. Yeah.. she looks like a 012 – 5679309…., I’d go in my head.
I called Dad and scolded him, only to receive much unappreciated laughter.
“Oh well… I can’t turn back now. Maybe tonight you should just relax. It can be your night off.”
*Again, silence for a few seconds…slightly confused…*
Hmmm… what do phone-less people usually do?
I’ve been to the fridge, I’ve switched on the TV, I’ve made myself a drink, I’ve walked up and down the stairs… it’s different, I feel different.
Suddenly, I saw my laptop sitting pretty in my suitcase.
“Don’t ever leave me….” *Clutches laptop with dear life*