Just recently, I was at J. Timothy's Tavern in Plainville, CT with a friend. We were standing in the entry/exit way, waiting to be seated when she pointed to someone standing by the fireplace. I couldn't hear what she said, but I noticed a single, solitary man standing alone, staring off into the distance. I was surprised no one else was looking at him because he stuck out like a sore thumb in his blue tailored jacket and blank expression. My friend left me briefly to talk with someone, and while she had her back turned, the man walked past me. It creeped me out the way he stared straight ahead and no one else was looking at him. He gave me a strange feeling, so strange that I wanted to reach out and touch him, just to make sure he was real. Instead I just watched him walk past me and into the next room, and I can't quite explain it, but I just didn't see him anymore. I thought maybe he had ducked down onto one of the bar stools, but, nevertheless, decided to mention it to my friend when she returned to me.
"That man that you were pointing to was really creepy." I told her. "What man?" She questioned, confused. She said she had been pointing to one of the waitresses and hadn't even seen anyone by the fireplace. We decided to investigate by wandering into the first room, but as I studied the faces and jackets, he wasn't there. The only other room that he could have been in was a closed off one, but on our investigation, we discovered a set of stairs leading up to a private party room, overlooking the other one, including some of the hall we had just been in. I studied every face, every jacket, and he wasn't among them. We continued searching every other room (although there's no way he could have gotten to them without crossing out path again) and he wasn't anywhere.
What do you think?
While the 'Anglo's' time here in the states may be short compared to the History in some other parts of the world I think we've managed to cram a whole lot of 'event's' into the years from the first European Settlers until now.
So, yes...History...it's not just a measurement of time it's what happened during the time that has past.
If your only here to 'get a rise' out of folks, well the Late Night Troll Patrol is on duty. So either attempt to be helpful or push off...