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Elderly Woman Behind the Counter in a Small Town

Joseph64 Wrote: Apr 27, 2012 9:12 AM
Shouldn't the old woman then also have to take her own inconsiderate behavior towards others into consideration and do something to improve herself so that she doesn't end up holding up the line at the bank in the future?
Rich L. Wrote: Apr 27, 2012 10:33 AM
Very nice retort, Opa2. It not only was a necessary conversation for the old lady, but probably for the teller as well.

Mike, next time that you are in the bank, tell that teller that you appreciate her taking time to converse with that woman.
Opa2 Wrote: Apr 27, 2012 9:18 AM
We don't notice, sometimes. I'm an impatient 72, and I still have moments when I like to make small talk with the clerk where ever he/she is. WalMart, the bank, Popeyes. Speed isn't everything. And that little old lady was/is lonely. I hope you never have to be that.

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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