Smoke-free Valentine's Day
By Kim Flores
February 13, 2007
Okay, let me get right down to it. My boyfriend tried making
Valentine's Day dinner reservations at a restaurant in town and
was told that there was no room in the "non-smoking"
section but plenty of room in the "smoking" section.
Does this mean that if we want to go out for dinner for Valentine's
Day, we have to go to say.... Subway? Oh but wait, if we actually
did get reservations in the "non-smoking" section,
would that mean that we would be seated in the table right next
to a smoking table?
I am curious to know how many
people actually smoke in restaurants. I am not naive about this
sort of thing, I am just curious!! If I don't smoke, should I
have to inhale it when I am eating my dinner? The answer I am
sure that most of you will want to give me is "no, you can
go to another restaurant that doesn't allow smoking". But
just think, how many "dinner" eating restaurants actually
have a no-smoking policy?? Not many!
I don't want to offend anyone with my comments. This is not a
smoker bashing letter. It's just a small bit of frustration seeping
out. I believe that we all have a right to our oppinion and the
right to choose whether we smoke or don't smoke. I choose not
to. And as the smoke clears, it is becoming abundantly clear
that if I don't choose to smoke, I had better just eat at Subway.
Received February 13, 2007
- Published February 13, 2007
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