The other day I went shopping at Cronig’s, only eight items on my list, $100 in my pocket, no problem. So of course eight items turned into 20 and my total was $16 more than I had. “I’ll be right back with a credit card,” I said and out to my car I went. “Thank you for waiting,” I said to the fellow at the register, and you can imagine my surprise when he replied, “You’re all set; somebody beat you to it.” To my incredibly generous benefactor I say: you have restored my faith in humankind, and I thank you.

Vickie Thurber

West Tisbury