Imagine my surprise when the toll booth operator said, "oh, your friend already paid for you." What? Who? "Yes," she said, "your friend in the car in front of you; move along.!"
Naturally I tried to find out more about my "friend". As the heavy traffic would have it, I did manage to get next to her to see if she was indeed a "friend". Nope. However, she looked over and gave me the biggest smile. I waved my thank you. As she pulled away I saw around her license plate: ALUMNI - UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
Messing with my head or the good ol' ALOHA SPIRIT? For the next hour I pondered this question, making my drive much more enjoyable. I like to think that while we were stuck in horrendous bridge traffic trying to cross, she saw me take photos of San Francisco, the bridge, etc. LOOKING LIKE A TOURIST. And her "Aloha Spirit" kicked in. Remember, I used to live there for many years and we always looked kindly on visitors. But to pay your toll? What a wonderful idea. I am still feeling good about it.
Now, what can I do for someone else to make my karmic balance even out and make them feel good?
SHOULD WE ALL THINK ABOUT IT? What a wonderful, friendly world this would be!!!
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