One story I didn't share with you from last week was this...in the middle of everything going on with Riley's removal on his neck and then the MAJOR health issue Paco had been dealing with for a few weeks PLUS hubby's Crohn's being confirmed by a 2nd doctor...I was having a HELL of a week. Before getting to work the one morning I decided to go to a local drive-thru where they have a few (vegan) bagel choices I sometimes go for when I'm short on time. I decided to go thru their drive-thru. I usually have them toast it but no butter or cheese. I opt for a slice of tomato instead. They are VERY accommodating! ANYWAYS...I get up to pay and the girl told me my 'bill' was taken care of my the person in front of me. I know this concept is nothing new but it's never happened to me. That day my emotions couldn't handle everything and I was overwhelmed by the kindness of a stranger I sort of FROZE - thanked the girl - drove away - and proceeded to BAWL my eyes out. This simple act - with everything I had going on - I just couldn't BELIEVE it. I was so thankful. It's was so much that someone PAID for my breakfast that day but moreso that I had an angel of sorts that made me feel like someone out there understood I was having an emotional few weeks and I was at 'wits end'. Regardless I was so taken back by it. Less than a week later I decided to also Pay If Forward and go back to the same drive thru and do the same thing for someone behind me. It felt good. I'm going to continue to do that at least once a month in that same place. I love doing nice things and try and do them often but it makes you really want to do more, too, when you aren't the only one who seems to care if you know what I mean.