"My Life Sucks!!!"

February 1st, 2010


Four things I see. Often. Daily.

Today, as I sat at my desk, I heard a knock on my door. It opened slowly, and before I saw a person, I saw a blue metal walker (on wheels)… Then I saw an old woman, probably about 75, wheel herself into my office, inch by inch. She was out of breath and had trouble getting around. She asked nicely if she could use my phone. I said, “Of course you can!” She dialed her home number, and got no answer. She told me she would use the bathroom, then come back to try again. She came back after a long while, inched her way to the phone, dialed again, and got an answer. After her conversation, she told me a bit about her life. I won’t go into detail, but it hasn’t been an easy one. As she moved toward the door, she told me to have a great week, then again before closing my office door. Continue reading »