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Elderly Woman Behind the Counter in a Small Town

katepatate Wrote: Apr 27, 2012 10:48 AM
My husband is that old woman. He will wait to get his wallet out after the total is rung up and spends time looking for his card. I am a type A person too, but I have learned to become more patient as the years go by. Where are we all going that is so important that we have to hurry, hurry, hurry everywhere?

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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