True Story #1
I was getting a breast ultrasound recently. There was a woman in the waiting room sitting next to me. I heard her tell the receptionist that she was stepping outside in case they called her name. Through the glass doors I saw her go stand next to a sign by the entrance that said “[NAME] Cancer Center” and light a cigarette. Not that I’m judging. I kind of wanted one too because breast ultrasound. (Everything is fine, by the way.)
True Story #2
I saw an SUV driving down the road, and noticed that it passed by a house with a sign at the curb that said “Bank Foreclosure.” Then I noticed what was painted on the back and side windows of the SUV. It said: “[NAME]’s Doggie Deli. Healthy Food for Your Pet Delivered Fresh to Your Home. 800-XXX-XXXX”
True Story #3
A while back I posted Jesus, Jason & Kate, a true story about a man who asked me to give him money at a gas station. I was on my way to meet Kate at the time, Kate who gives the homeless guy in her neighborhood $20 bills. I mentioned in my post that the man to whom I gave $5 was driving a new Jeep, and some discussion was raised in the comment section of that post about giving. Nobody has asked me for money again until last week when I was on my way to meet Kate again. Another man approached me and asked if I would give him money. I also give him a $5 bill. This man was listening to an iPod. I’m starting to get suspicious about Kate, but in a good way.
True Story #4
We can totally start with the premise that stainless steel water bottles are better for the environment and don’t cause cancer. We don’t buy plastic water bottles at home any more because we don’t and that’s all I’m going to say about that for purposes of this post. However, today I was buying a case of plastic water bottles for a potluck gathering this weekend for which I said I’d bring a case of plastic water bottles. As I was hoisting the water bottles into my car, a man approached and stood next to me. He said, “I see you just bought a lot of plastic water bottles. I don’t think you realize how bad plastic water bottles are for the environment. I’d like to talk with you that. Do you realize what is happening to our environment?” I told him that his concern was appreciated, but that I didn’t want to have a talk with him. He made a huffing noise, turned on his heel, walked a few spaces down from where I was parked, and drove away in a big red Cadillac.
C’mon. Tell me something strange that happened to you recently so that I don’t feel like the only one.