When I left the café to pick up my son, it was raining cats and dogs.
Or rather, panthers and pitbulls.
I’m talking some powerful, juicy raindrops here!
Happily I had my son’s hooded raincoat in his daycare locker – and a hood of my own on my jacket. But – I had zippo umbrella.
When I picked him up, I immediately hooded us both up – then headed home as quickly as I could.
I had barely strollered us a few feet down the sidewalk, when suddenly a guy (who looked about 20-ish) handed me his umbrella.
“Take this,” he said as he placed his open umbrella in my hand.
I barely got the words “What? Huh? Thank you!” out of my mouth.
Next thing I knew, ee was off – running down the sidewalk – umbrella-free – panthers and pitbulls falling heavily upon him.I gotta say – I’ve never experienced “a random act of umbrella kindness” before.
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