Meatballs Meets Schnitzel

Unsplash- The creative exchange

Life can be full of surprises, and one of these came in the form of an unexpected phone call. My long-time friend Donna, a dear acquaintance, took pity on my prolonged singleness and suggested I should meet a lady friend — a co-worker, in fact — and go out on a date.

My initial inclination was to decline the entreaty, offering the usual excuse: I’m way too busy. After a little prodding on her part, I added that I…