my clothes some weeks don’t fit because of how many times I run the dryer “ this time I will fold them while they’re hot to avoid wrinkles, I swear this time I will.” Dana you are still our motivation. Dogs and tattoos make me happy humans make my head hurt shirt I think the point is that these types of cool people are often all around us- we just don’t know their stories…unless we start talking to people outside our comfort zone more often and on a more personal level.
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I’m so excited by this story, in its own right, but also because we DO all have our own stories that are incredible to others. We all need to talk more, find out more about the people we work with, travel with, meet on the train. What question would start it off so they don’t think you’re some sort of nutter as a random stranger? everyone nowadays is invisible and ignored. Perhaps it has always been this way. Since I have never ‘fit in’ or had scads of friends or clubs or committees, I have talked to strangers all my life. People are dying to be seen and heard and known. I never ask a question. There is no need, ever. Once a person realizes you actually hear them, they are bursting to tell you their stories, especially the most intricate and complex parts.
I myself seem to have been invisible for at least the past 20 years. Focusing on a fellow human being seems to be a lost art, which, in today’s parlance, is out of the typical person’s ‘comfort zone’. This lack is easily remedied by practice in actually listening to the human being right in front of you Dogs and tattoos make me happy humans make my head hurt shirt People just don’t believe that the friends around them have had any life other than what THEY know of. I once watched a movie that I gave to my daughter. She asked if it was any good. I told her it was basicly the story of my life, but mine was much more interesting. She laughed and said “yeah, right”….