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    A good Feeling

    I attended my office Christmas party last week . (Kilted of course, Stillwater nightstalker, bow tie,and a matching vest)
    Afterwards I had to do a little shopping in preparation for my wifes holiday baking. I was trolling the isles of our local Trader joes market.
    I noticed a few chuckles, and slight stares but nothing out of the ordinary.
    As i approached the row of registers at the end of my chore, A slim woman with very close cropped hair made a bee line for me.
    She made eye contact with me, grabbed my arm, and said: "I wanted to thank you. I was feeling so selfconsious about going out tonight, I was worried that people would stare at me. you took all the attention away from me." I laughed out loud, and we went on our seperate ways.
    Anyone who has had friends, or relatives go through the loss of hair from chemotherapy will understand her feelings.
    I was just glad I could help......Rich
    Last edited by Richland; 8th January 10 at 05:23 AM.
    “Live each season as it passes; breathe the air, taste the fruit, drink the drink, and resign yourself to the influences of each.” H.D. Thoreau

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    Well done - even if you only did it accidentally.

    Regards

    Chas

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    What a great story.Well done laddie.

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    You never know when or where it will strike---the power of the kilt!
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    Rich,
    Good on ya!
    My Mom is looking down and is proud of you too.
    JT

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    A good deed requiring little effort. Good on you.

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    Great story!

    And a great answer for "Why are you wearing a kilt?"

    "To distract people from chemotherapy patients who've lost their hair."

    Watch them ponder that response.....
    Ol' Macdonald himself, a proud son of Skye and Cape Breton Island
    Lifetime Member STA. Two time winner of Utilikiltarian of the Month.
    "I'll have a kilt please, a nice hand sewn tartan, 16 ounce Strome. Oh, and a sporran on the side, with a strap please."

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    That's our job! Taking all the attention away from others!
    Scott D McKay

    * The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits *

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    Awesome story! We never know how we me accidently touch someone else's life

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    Great story. Timing is everything,...looks like your timing was perfect for her.
    [I][B]Nearly all men can stand adversity. If you really want to test a man’s character,
    Give him power.[/B][/I] - [I]Abraham Lincoln[/I]

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