Five Important Lessons

I love all these stories. The fifth is my favorite. Thank you, Judy for sharing them!

With Love,
Russ

A Daily Thought

1 – First Lesson – Cleaning Lady.
During my second month of college, our Professor Kirti  Gave us a pop quiz. I was a conscientious student  And had breezed through the questions until I read  The last one:  “What is the first name of the woman who cleans the school?”  Surely this was some kind of joke. I had seen the  Cleaning woman several times. She was tall, Dark-haired and in her 50’s, but how would I know her name? I handed in my paper, leaving the last question blank. Just before class ended, one student asked if  The last question would count toward our quiz grade. “Absolutely, ” said the professor. “In your careers, you will meet many people. All are significant…They  deserve your attention and care, even if all you do is smile and say “hello.”
I’ve never forgotten that lesson. I also learned her name was Dorothy.

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About russtowne

My wife and I have been married since 1979. We have 3 adult children and 4 young grandsons. I manage a wealth management firm I founded in 2003. My Beloved is a Special Education teacher for Kindergartners and First Graders. I'm a published author of 23 books in a variety of genres for grownups and children. In addition to my family, friends, investing, and writing, my passions include reading, watching classic movies, experiencing waves crashing on rocky shores, hiking in ancient redwood forests, and enjoying our small redwood grove and fern garden.
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