One evening as she was sitting by the window of her room in the convent, Sister Ruth opened the letter from home that her parents had sent to her. Inside the letter, was a $100 bill, a generous gift from her parents. Sister Ruth smiled at the gesture, pondering what […]
There were still a few minutes left before his flight back home, and while he was in the departure lounge waiting to board the flight, Roger thanked his friend Tom for being such a good host. “My room was great. The food was terrific. You didn’t bug me. And, more […]
A man and a woman, both total strangers who had never met before, were the victims of a booking mix up when they found themselves booked in the same sleeping carriage of a train. After their initial embarrassment of finding themselves in a small compartment with bunk beds and on […]
My mother went away for a whole weekend so a business conference. During a break between two conference sessions, she decided to call home collect (reverse charge). My six-year-old brother picked up the phone and heard a stranger’s voice say, “We have a Marcia on the line. Will you accept […]
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