Do you talk to those in the line-up with you at the check-out counter? I must admit that I usually read magazine headlines...or think of things on my list that I forgot to buy...but rarely strike up a conversation with the strangers in front or behind. I was at Costco this week...and the back-to-school line-ups are long. A gal behind me politely asked if she could pay for her two items before I went through the check-out, since she was in a very big hurry. Of course she could!
Before she rushed off, she gave me a poster that featured her daughter, who just happened to be a goalie for the famous Canadian Women's Soccer team. That's right...the team that did us all proud by defeating France for a bronze medal. Her daughter is Karina LeBlanc...who was at a meet-and-greet that afternoon with the Vancouver Whitecaps. Mom needed to get there! And that was my close encounter with a Canadian Bronze medal at Costco. Be sure to chat with those around you. You never know who you might meet!