Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Honest people...


Yesterday I ran into Peterson's Market Place here in Riverton to pick up just a few things. I was hurrying because Gavin really needed to get home and have a nap. I had just returned something at Costco and had cash from that and quickly pulled out a few bills to pay. I NEVER have cash and I am apparently not very careful with it. I walked out of the store and then I heard someone yelling, "Excuse me ma'am." (Yes, I am officially old enough to be called ma'am) There was this nice young boy picking up some money that had fallen out of my back pocket. He informed that I had dropped it (a $20 bill, nonetheless) and gave it back to me. If I wasn't always so poor I would have handed that bill to him and said, "This is for your honesty," but let's face it, I don't have a job that pays me real money (hugs and kisses as payment are much better, thank you, Gav!) I know he received much more that day by being honest than he would have if I had given him the $20. I have no idea what his name even was, but I am glad there are people like him in the world.

3 comments:

The Martin's said...

I never have any cash either...oh wait, I never have ANY money!

Soren and Sandy said...

Oh, it makes me feel so good about the world when you have those moments! Once I found this man's wallet and returned it to him and he gave me a very much needed $50 dollar bill...it was definitely a blessing since I wasn't going to be able to afford school clothes that fall. Anyway, I'm so glad that there are still good people like that boy out there!

tamster17 said...

That's awesome! Love to hear about people being honest and makes me feel better about the world we live in!