Op/Ed

Letter to the editor: Return of wallet was heartening

I left my wallet/phone in a shopping cart at Hannaford today, but I didn’t realize it was missing until I had gone home and put chicken drumsticks in the oven, thrown together some muffins for my darling daughter who is leaving me, again (!) in a couple of days, and heard a news report about the January 6 insurrection hearings interrupted by the news that Roe v. Wade has been overturned.

There’s a lot to be sad about and a lot of work to be done, but it never even occurred to me that my wallet wouldn’t be at the Hannaford Customer Service desk when I went to ask about it, or that my $8 would still be in it with my debit and credit cards and, more importantly, my library card. That’s exactly what happened, and I reckon that’s pretty nice.

Barbara Walter

Middlebury

Editor’s note: The writer wrote this for Front Porch Forum and it is reproduced here with her permission.

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