March 20,2017 A Day Gone Down In Vancouver History
posted March 20th, 2018 at 8:27 PM
I confess I never expected it,never.
Today,of all days, when I was least expecting it while locking my car,a random woman who I've never met actually said hello to me! For the first time in my life.
It was not a bold hello,nor one with a smile or anything but rather a word in a furtive passing and glance. I wasn't even looking at her.
Thought she was on the phone,but had a look and she was not. Admit I was too dumbfounded to do anything but wonder in slack jawed amazement.
I travel to California and Florida for 2-3 months a year and it happens all the time. Can be on a bench by the ocean,reading a paper in a coffee shop,hanging out in a pub and they come up to me on a regular basis. They say I have a nice smile, look interesting, etc.
I can come up with only two likely possibilities: she was desperately lonely, or drunk/high.
Nevertheless,this day will be remembered.
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