Story archives - tag: "strangers"

anonymous

The man who cut me off in the Starbucks parking lot proceeded to hold the door for me as we entered.

tags: starbucks strangers [add]

2008-10-06 16:41:26 / Rating: 535 /

C. Lee

As I sat in the stranger's van, clutching my knee, the only thing I managed to say was, "I am SO sorry for bleeding on you seat, ma'am."

tags: injury kindness strangers humor [add]

2008-06-09 12:14:44 / Rating: 574 /

Emms

There are at least twelve people who now know me only as "the girl with the cool bra."

tags: rocky horror picture show bras strangers infamy [add]

2008-05-05 10:09:51 / Rating: 419.25 /

limey

It was wrong of me assume that by lying and telling the lady that I had, in fact, found Jesus she would not want to talk to me.

tags: lying avoidence strangers [add]

2008-01-11 14:08:21 / Rating: 514.75 /

Pearl

Sometimes, weddings where you don't know anyone are worse than funerals where you know who's in the coffin.

tags: strangers death loneliness depression marriage [add]

2007-05-29 15:58:04 / Rating: 768.5 /

Eureka

I didn't realize my house was on fire until a complete stranger opened the front door and I thought to myself over the high-bass classic rock, "Is someone downstairs cooking waffles?"

tags: fire music smells waffles strangers house [add]

2006-10-19 00:32:13 / Rating: 725 /