[NAFEX] feeling good today...
ossoeo at verizon.net
Thu Jun 14 21:03:32 EDT 2007
On Jun 14, 2007, at 11:55 AM, rob hamilton wrote:
> I am feeling unusually good today as you can tell by my rantings. :)
> I was outside this morning looking around the yard as my street is
> being resurfaced. One of the works came up to me and ask me about one
> of my trees. He said that one in the middle look familiar to him (in
> his very broken English)
> I told him that was a jujube tree. I saw his face light up and told me
> that he had one in his home country of Laos. He was looking to plant
> something form home. I was so taken back that someone recognized
> anything that i had in my yard, I gave him one I had in a pot in the
> back yard. He offered me some money, but refused. He was so happy! We
> went back to the asphalt truck with big grin on his face. I really
> wanted to sit down a talk with him about what he remembered of Laos
> and what else he grew, but he was on the clock and it was hard enough
> for us to understand each other already, I somehow feel even more
> happy now. I hope I see him again one day with hand full of fruit,
> though that may be wishing to much.
> Now Zone 8a!! Atlanta, GA
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