1. Being complimented on my posture by a library patron. (I was volunteering at a book sale fundraiser.) When I told the man, “It’s all thanks to yoga,” he paused, then in a genuinely curious tone asked, “Really?” I think I may have just unintentionally converted a new person to the practice. 🙂
2. In the library restroom, a small unattended girl was standing at one of the sinks, struggling to wash her hands. After seeing her reach for the too-far-away soap dispenser, I asked her if she wanted some help. She nodded, so I transferred a dollop of soap from my hands to hers. After rubbing her hands together for a full 30 seconds, she placed them under the automatic faucet – but again, her reach was too short, and the sensor failed to acknowledge her presence. After the girl puzzled about what to do for a few seconds, I waved my hand next to the faucet sensor, and water began to flow. As the stream began, the little girl let out a small, “Whoa…..” with a sense of wonder. I smiled, and said, “That’s pretty cool, huh?” The girl nodded, and replied, “It’s like magic.” Indeed.
3. Seeing a feisty little man combine good humor with good moves. Go white boy go white boy go! 🙂