Rum, Sodomy, and the Lash: Pick Two (aghrivaine) wrote,
Rum, Sodomy, and the Lash: Pick Two


Today I had a little extra time this morning (but not enough to go to the gym) - so I stopped at the Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf for a cup of liquid crack dulce de leche latte. I sat outside and drank it, while reading "Ramage" by Dudley Pope.

On the way out, two firemen in their yellow overalls were huddled at an outdoor table over a laptop. I walked past, and then though about it, and doubled back. I thanked them for being firemen, and told them that my house had burned down once and it would have been a lot worse had the fire department not been there almost instantly. I thanked them for doing an important job and really helping people.

So be sure to thank public servants. They do dangerous jobs for little reward - the occasional expression of gratitude is not too much to ask.

  • Post a new comment


    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.