The other day I lost my wallet. Popped to the hardware store with the boys to buy light bulbs and came back with a lovely pansy-filled hanging basket that was half price and a bit too heavy to carry while wrestling a two year old with an aversion to car seats. In the chaos the wallet disappeared.
After much searching and racking my brain as to what on earth was in it I cancelled all the cards - in two countries...
But there is an upside to a) never having any cash in my wallet and b) never cleaning it out. A very nice truck driver found it scattered across the road near our house and dropped it in at the local physiotherapist because he found an old appointment card.
Ah the kindness of strangers. I am so grateful...
Now what have I learned?
- Don't be an idiot.
- Make a list of all the things that live in the wallet because you forget.
- Make a list of all the things that live in the wallet. (worth repeating as I am a very, very slow learner)
By the way, milk of human kindness meaning care and compassion for others came from the Great Man Himself. Not the really Big Guy but Shakespeare.
Macbeth "Yet doe I feare thy Nature, It is too full o' the Milke of humane kindnesse."
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