4 HUGS, 2 children, 1 husband, 1 Walmart employee
After making a purchase at Walmart, I asked the cashier for a hug. She had that grandmotherly quality and I knew it would be a good hug. I was not disappointed. We hugged tight and as I turned to leave she asked, “Do I know you?” I let her know she didn’t, that I just like to hug. She said that she thought she would have remembered me. (I know, I know. I am pretty unforgettable.) I walked away glowing with the possibility of what her question may mean. She may have just felt embarrassed thinking she is forgetting faces, but that is not the only option.
What if she gets to meet so many wonderful customers that she simply can’t remember them all.
What if she becomes so friendly with her customers that she doesn’t think it is odd for one to ask her for a hug.
What if I am not the first customer to ask her for a hug.
OR…..what if these hugs are so common she can’t possibly keep track of everyone she is hugging.
I realize how unlikely that last one is, but what if…..
Please accept this blog as my virtual hug to you.