A couple days ago I was up in SF visiting friends and stopped at a Shell station in my old neighborhood to get gas. My car was in the shop, so I was driving my mom’s, which has car seats in the back for the grandkids, a license plate with the word MOM in it, toys all over the floor, the classic Grandmamobile. Just as I was about to pull away this nice guy named Jefrey (yes, with one F) approached me to give me a demo of some special combo car cleaner/wax product. I was in a huge hurry and really didn’t need the cleaner, but I didn’t want to be rude, and he was super friendly. I noticed a few copies of my book sitting on the passenger seat of the car, so I randomly told him I’d swap him a copy of my book for a can of the cleaner. With a smile he agreed, so I signed the book for him, took the wax, and took off in a much better mood than when I’d arrived just moments before.
Jefrey, if you’re out there reading this, your smile is contagious. I doubt you will ever read my book, but if you do, I hope you enjoy it. Happy Near Year!