Today as I was serving at the check-out, a fragile-looking, white haired, little old lady came through.
She gave me the biggest smile and said, "just the essentials today dear!"
On the conveyor belt sat a packet of Tim-Tams, a small bag of crystallised ginger, a bottle of ginger ale, a packet of tea-bags and a trashy magazine.
She winked at me like we were partners in crime and said, "don't ever forget to love your life - it's over way before you are ready."
I wish I had met this lady in a place where I could have taken more time with her.
I don't know what her story is, and I may never find out, but I will try and take her advice - along with some Tim-Tams and a cup of tea.