Among other things, Sundays have become the day I use for doing regular maintenance on my laptop: things like ScanDisk and Defrag. Since I don’t have an electrical outlet of my own as of yet, I went to a McDonald’s, bought a cup of coffee and after making sure the laptop would run for another day or two began working on a FAQ page and a Resources page for this site.
Most of the time, the piped in music, the sounds of passing traffic and the conversations of other people are nothing more than ambient sounds. Every now and again one voice or sound rises above the rest, but that’s the way life is.
Normally I don’t eavesdrop – at least not intentionally. Yesterday however, I overheard parts of a conversation that caught my attention. (more…)