Saturday, January 2, 2010

The New Year comes roaring in and takes us off guard

  • We're standing in line at the supermarket. Our order is quite large/we need to stock up for the storm. A big burly fellow with a tattered coat is standing in front of us. He puts his hands back and we deliver a few cans and some groceries/he put them on the counter/we hand him a quarter. This happens about eight times when we realize we're being duped/ I ask him for the money back and reach over to his coat and pull out a white business size envelope containing papers/keys. He looks at us with a cranky face and runs out of the store. A lighter falls out of the envelope on the floor,we hesitate as to whether we should go after him but stay right where we are and finish the transaction.

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