A Good Samaritan
Today was an . . . interesting day. The weather is NASTY!! It started out snowing 5 inches, then switched to freezing rain, and now just rain. There’s still snow everywhere, so the streets are a mess, since there is no where for the water to drain. I ended up taking a 4 hour lunch break after almost getting in a wreck on the way home to walk April at lunch.
After work, I had some coworkers come over to work on a retirement gift for another coworker (I’ll try to feature it later). So I stopped to pick up a few supplies at CVS, then came home to await their arrival. Right was Steve was coming in the door, bearing a 12 pack of Corona no less, a police woman was knocking on our door. Why? Apparently I dropped my wallet in the CVS parking lot, and a Good Samaritan picked it up and turned it into the police. I didn’t even know that it was missing! After working on the project, Matt drove me to the police station. Guess what? Every thing was still in it! All of my credit cards, my license, and even my $3!! How amazing is that?
What a Good Samaritan.
It reminds of two instances in Chicago.
- One Saturday night (after a few drinks at a club) I dropped my phone into another woman’s purse on the floor (it was next to my purse). She found it Sunday morning, and called Mother. I picked it up at her office Monday during lunch.
- Another night, I was coming home on the L, and a group of twenty-somethings got off at the stop before mine. I noticed that one of them had dropped their phone. I picked it up before someone else would. The girl then called the phone, I answered, and she had her phone back within an hour.
Have you ever had such a thing happen or done something for someone?