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Elderly Woman Behind the Counter in a Small Town

blueeyes Wrote: Apr 27, 2012 1:33 AM
there is something i do not understand in this story. if the woman was living in an old age home how come she goes to the bank and how come she was going to her car. this is quite a confusing story. i wish you will explain it.
The Texas Eagle Wrote: Apr 27, 2012 11:09 PM
You're just not too bright, are you cupcake?
TeaPartyYouBetcha Wrote: Apr 27, 2012 9:49 AM
Old age home or not, many of the elderly drive...some better than others...well into their later years. You see, they want to remain as self-sufficient and independent as long as possible.

But then, blueeyes...you (as well as most the Me Generation) will have to look up the words "self-sufficient" and "independent" in the dictionary to understand the drift of my comment.
Opa2 Wrote: Apr 27, 2012 9:23 AM
He was talking about two different situations with perhaps the same point. Old people lose their families through indifference (I haven't thank God!), and their friends all die, and they're alone. When was the last time you even called your mother? Your dad? My friends, your priorities should be your God, your family, your country. In that order.
HongKongCharlie4 Wrote: Apr 27, 2012 8:40 AM
having a blond moment are we. Mike did not say she was living in an old age home. Reading comprehension is hard.

I'm just guessing here, but blueeyes is a recent graduate of the public school system.

Mary of MO Wrote: Apr 27, 2012 2:40 AM
I doubt he knew where the woman lived. She may have been living independently. As for the old age home, you can be sure to find a lot of lonely older people there, not necessarily the woman from the bank..

One afternoon I stopped by the bank to make a few deposits. I was in a rush and needed to get in and out as soon as possible. I had places to go and things I had to do. I picked the worst possible time of day and the worst day of the week to do my banking. But I had been out of town and needed to catch up on errands before the weekend began.

There was only one teller working and the line was about fifteen people deep. After waiting patiently, I got close to the front of...

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