Day #148: Give a Birthday Present To a Stranger

We ate at a restaurant today for lunch. At the table next to ours sat a young man and his mother. They were both outgoing and struck up a conversation with us. It turns out, the mom had brought her son there for his 22nd birthday.  He had a cognitive disability and was excited to tell us all about whoopie pies and the upcoming fireworks show on 4th of July. As we were leaving, I wished we had … [Read more...]

Day #117: Give Help to a Struggling Stranger

We stopped by the Post Office today on our way to Virginia Beach. As we were leaving, I noticed a lady in the parking lot kicking her truck's tailgate. She looked flustered. I drove closer to see if she wanted a hand. "Actually, yes" was her answer. The tailgate was bent out of shape and had completely come off the truck. Together we were able to anchor it securely in less than 10 minutes. … [Read more...]