You saw me standing to watch the community fireworks. We chatted a little bit. You and your husband were comfortably seated on chairs. As we were talking you suggested that I join you on your blanket as you "had more than enough space." It was so nice of you to invite me into your "little party" and make this large community event more intimate and beautiful.
You must have overheard us telling our server that we were celebrating our tenth anniversary at the very restaurant where we had our first date. It was the exact date, too. When it was time to get the check she told us our meal had been paid for by another customer. We were stunned, then a little embarrassed, then incredibly grateful. We felt blessed and we marveled at the experience for a long ti...
As I was browsing a discount store for gloves, you told me about "a friend" who needed new gloves for what turned out to be the exact same reason I was looking for them. "Why don't you take TWO pair on the house?" You must have been the owner; the cashiers didn't bat an eye at your offer. My hands thank you and I thank you.
As you loaded groceries in your car you blocked my exit from the parking space. You noticed, stopped, stepped back, smiled and waited. As I backed out I was grateful for the reminder of how sweet it feels when another puts you first, even for seconds.