29 July 2008
A Modern Happy Ending - Sort Of
I knew nothing about their story until reading a Reuters' news article on my feeder this morning. If this had been a date night movie, we all know the plot: Boy sees girl. Boy loses girl in crowd. Boy does a manic pursuit to find girl. Boy gets girl. Music crescendo and fade to black with romantic dreams spilling out of the theater into a warm summer night.
Not so fast. He's a web designer. She is a hope to be actress, waitressing in the meantime. He saw her in the swarm of Grand Central commuters and lost her in the crowd. He put up a web page and among the millions, someone recognized her. They met, appeared on TV, got acquainted and fade to black as they dated only to announce at a later date that they are now just friends.
Is that such a bad ending? Two people actually turned out to be nice human beings who took a chance rather than wonder about might have been.
Since I just saw Mama Mia, what would you do if presented with
Take A Chance On Me