Heeeee. I almost said "KITTIES!" but instead I will say hello. Katie exerts her influence on me.
It started out to be a wonderful day yesterday right there where I was working out. When I walked in, the girl behind the desk asked if I came from another area not too far away. (near the Smokies) and I replied that no, I came from here. Curious, I asked why she thought I might come from the other place and she said ladies there seemed to be like me. That got me more curious so asking again, I said how did I seem to her, if she thought I was from that other place. She then gave me the best uplifting compliment I have ever had and I think it was sincere. She told me that I had "the sweetest face". And that I seemed to be one who would be sitting in front of a fire, creating something and perhaps cooking a lot. That from a high school senior. To be told I had the sweetest face not only made my moment, it has continued to make my day to this second. It will continue to do so. She saw me as a gentle sweet person. I hope I am. If I am, I earned that comment because I have worked hard spiritually.
Then, later in the say as I was walking down an aisle of a store after passing a woman who was walking slowly in front of me, I continued on down the aisle and I heard "Carole". I kept going and I heard "Carole" again. I knew then it had to be for me. I turned and it was a treasured friend that I haven't seen in a long while. I asked how she knew it was me. She said "you were walking the Carole walk" I said "what is that like"? And she said "swift as the passing wind and bouncy"! True. I always walk quickly and I do bounce when I walk. Guys used to laugh at that during my career and people still do. Just the way I roll I guess.
Anyway, I just had my dinner and about to toss back an orange water. And I'll do some dishes and go see you. LP, I did get the comment and I didn't publish the comment in case you'd prefer your email not be out there. Otherwise it would be a pleasure to publish. xox