Ray of Sunshine

It's not often that it happens, but there are some strangers you meet in life that just make you happy to see them. It's like that line from a song, "Then I saw her face, now I'm a believer." The sight of them just lifts you up and you can't help but smile. I was quite possibly the grumpiest man heading to work on the bus the other day, but not after I saw her.


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May 24, 2020 at 3:02am

It's been a longtime since I saw that kind of sunshine. Too many clouds floating about.

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May 24, 2020 at 7:28am

Waa just thinking no one can see me smile with a mask on

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I know how you feel

May 24, 2020 at 8:20am

I get the same feeling everytime I look in the mirror.

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Good post

May 24, 2020 at 12:56pm

I can relate to your grumpiness, I think there's a lot of that going around these days.
What often snaps me out of my horrible mood is a kid playing. I saw a little girl dressed up as a princess the other day, tiara and all, just jumping around and enjoying life.
Absolutely made me smile big time.

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Darla McWin

May 24, 2020 at 4:25pm

Mine is a (I strongly suspect from personal experience) Persian woman on the B Line. She wears her dark hair bundled beneath tasteful scarves, wears fiercely red lipstick and seems to have an endless supply of exquisitely coloured pea coats. She always travels alone and seems to prefer the single seats beside the window. I've never seen her staring at (or even using) a phone, which impresses me beyond anything I can say.
She's the epitome of workaday glamour. Quietly chic.
I have no intention of ever interacting with her, or trying to know anything more, because the mystery of her is the flavor in my imagination.
And (sigh) no ladies, the male gaze is not *invariably* sexual when it takes you in, but rest assured, it does muse.

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Gas station guy

May 24, 2020 at 8:39pm

Had a gas station attendant today who was super sweet and made me smile.

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@Darla McWin

May 24, 2020 at 11:55pm

What!? O_O

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re Darla

May 25, 2020 at 2:41am

get your own dream lady bub!
(also she isn't Persian)

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May 25, 2020 at 6:04pm

When you smile its shows in your eyes too.
Sorry to burst that bubble:)

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