Daily Archives: November 5, 2010

With a wink and smile..

source: tomandali.onesugar

Old people make me smile.  

I gravitate to them. They remind me of simpler times in my life, when my Grandparents were still alive.

I love it when an old man catches my eye in the grocery store and, with a wink, he pauses for a moment to tell me a joke. A joke expertly delivered, I might add.

When that happens … I know that this moment – this one moment – is his one opportunity to tell his joke to someone new.

I  also know it’s quite possible the  wife is sick and tired of hearing the same joke and, very likely, he made up a reason to go to the store.    It’s  a quest – a quest to find someone new … a reason to get up. To go out. To interact.

People just want to be heard, and I actually quite love it when they choose me.

Categories: Attitude, Confidence at any age, Gratitude, Humor, Life, Life Lessons, Opinion, Random observations, Relationships, Seasons | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

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