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This weekend's small world story
"Wait, I know you! You rescued my backpack!"

That's what David said as Scott introduced us last night at the Chanticleer, where I stopped by after the Cornell Hockey Association reception to meet up with Scott and Sofia and company to celebrate Scott's birthday. He recognized me from Facebook, where I'd sent him a message after picking up the backpack he'd left behind and bringing it somewhere safe. After finding his name inside, I figured I should let him know where it was.

He had said back in November he wanted to buy me a drink sometime to thank me, and last night he actually got to do it, thanks to our both happening to know Scott. He also added that his passport and other important stuff were in there, so he was really grateful. I'm sure he would've been reconnected with it eventually, but I was glad I could speed that up.

Also, Hank says hi. He's been bartending there for a few years.

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traceroo From: traceroo Date: January 24th, 2011 04:08 am (UTC) (Link)

Great story!

That's a happy little happenstance. Nice to connect that way!

Traceroo
queenmabwords From: queenmabwords Date: January 25th, 2011 12:36 am (UTC) (Link)
Nice!

Returning someone's purse yesterday ended up with a nice reward for the kids and I: we got to hold some live animals.
joyouspain From: joyouspain Date: January 25th, 2011 02:35 pm (UTC) (Link)
I found a tote bag on my sidewalk one day. It turned out to be the high school French teacher's book bag. When she stopped by to pick it up, she left me a bar of French chocolate!
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