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November 7, 2015

Today Dee and I were sitting outside a fast food restaurant eating our lunch in the crisp fall sunshine and grasping the last of autumn as it slipped through our fingers.   A man walked by with his dog on a leash and I smiled.  Stopping a moment, no doubt recognizing a fellow animal lover, he mentioned that his dog was blind.  Blind?  I asked, so you’re a Seeing Eye Person?  Get it?  I don’t think he got it.  But that’s not where I was going with this.

As we nibbled our fries another man approached us.  Quietly he placed a couple of hand-painted angel pins on the table with a card that said,  I am deaf.  I am trying to make a living.  I would appreciate it if you would buy my pins for 2 or 3 dollars each.  Have a nice day and God bless.

I rummaged through my bag for my wallet and pulled out six bucks.   The man grinned and spread out his wares.   I pointed to the ones I wanted and he nodded and handed them to me.  “Gracias,” I replied.  W...

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