The quieter you become the more you can hear ~ Ram Dass

Monday, March 1, 2010

People we see

We usually go to see Mom a certain time every day at the nursing home.

When the weather was nice and even when it started to snow, we would always see this guy we called "the runner".  He was an elderly gentleman.  We would either see him when we were going or coming home from seeing Mom.  Rain, shine or snow there he would be appropriately dressed for the weather and carrying one weight in his hand.  My husband said sometimes when he was out he would see him running other places.  For the last month or so, we haven't seen him.  Isn't it funny someone we don't even know and we're wondering if he's all right.

We also frequently see a woman that carries a bag.  We call her the "bird lady".  She has what looks to be bread in a bag and we see her stop at different places and puts it out for the animals.  Finally, one day we saw where she actually lives. 

Then there were these two old guys.  We only saw them a few days.  The first time we saw them we were making a turn and there were two turning lanes.  We were in the right turning lane and these two guys when they turned went right into our lane.  My husband honked at the guy and they went about their day.  The next day we noticed these two guys again in the same lane.  I told my husband there are the "two grandpas" and this time we waited to see what they would do.  Sure enough after they turned they came right into the lane they weren't supposed to turn into.  This time my husband didn't honk.  We only saw them one more time but we're always on the lookout for them now.


Cathryn said...

Isn't funny who we look for when we are out and about? I look for certain people to pass by every day as well. I also look for the lady across the street walking her dog and her cat. Beautiful!

Wanda said...

Friends in passing, I guess.
I have 2 deer that have been visiting since they were fawns, I'm always looking for them.