1268 Doug Short sent this in from the dining room of his parent's house in Sumter, SC, USA using the SOTM Flickr group. He wrote: I've actually heard this more than once in my life. People who first meet me often get this impression. Mainly because I don't say much around people that I've first met....usually.
In most cases, I just sit back, listen and take it all in. Try to figure people out before saying too much. Seems to have served me pretty well over the years.