The Nice Thing About Strangers

Creative Non-Fiction Short Stories. :) Travel, Oldsters, Love, and Compassion.

So when you’re out to dinner and…

As their parents sat at the table and talked, the children kept running around, hiding underneath and shouting at one another. These people’s happiness pleased Mevlut. Human beings were made to be happy, honest, and open.

–Orhan Pamuk. A Strangeness in my Mind.

The same policy does not apply to geese. :)

The same policy does not apply to geese. 🙂

6 comments on “So when you’re out to dinner and…

  1. evelyneholingue
    May 2, 2016

    So true. I feel happy to realize that I grew up this way, actually, and tried to do the same with my kids.

  2. sedge808
    May 2, 2016

    they look so sweet 🙂

  3. Darlene
    May 3, 2016

    Sounds like my family!!

  4. sweetexp
    May 13, 2016

    These are sooo sweet animals! I have some in my area here in Orlando. We have some famous duck and Geese at our wonderful Lake Eola:) Paige, we always feel warm after reading!


    • Keith, I have no doubt that you could tame even the most savage goose. 🙂 These beasts were beastly. They just learned to bully, that’s all. 🙂 So many tourists with cookies.

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