CAROLYN'S COMPOSITIONS

September 29, 2013

Snapshot Encounters in Rhode Island: September 2013

CAROLYN’S COMPOSITIONS

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SNAPSHOT ENCOUNTERS IN RHODE ISLAND

SEPTEMBER 2013

Often in life we encounter and interact with people for a brief moment in time, knowing it is unlikely we will ever see them again.  This is one aspect of traveling that my husband Monte and I have come to enjoy through the years, and what I refer to as snapshot encounters.

We can only hope that those with whom we have these snapshot encounters are as enriched by them as we are.

BRAD AND HIS WIFE, AND KEN BLOCK

“No, I won’t vote for you,” I said to the handsome looking gentleman reaching his hand over the table in a handshaking-greeting. “But who are you and what are you running for?”

The man looked startled.

My husband Monte and I were enjoying treats at the Greek festival at Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church in Cranston, Rhode Island. The man was Ken Block, a mayoral candidate following Gov.  Lincoln Chaffe’s decision not to run for a second term because “a difficult primary was not in the best interest of the citizens of Rhode Island.”

And of course I won’t vote for Ken Block. I live in (more…)

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