From the walk to the bus stop:
To the ride on the train:
To the bus ride home:
Combined with the articles coming into my inbox, it's been overwhelming how much anger is being highlighted in the world at the moment.
What is missed, though, is the dog on the train who makes everyone in the second car smile as she greets them. Or the people who readily offer an older woman their seat. Or the young man who is teaching two children how to make turn their handprints into turkey on the condensation-rich windows of the bus, afford a mother a few moments of rest. Those small acts of kindness that bond us together, despite the many reminders of what divides us.