Wie geht’s dir?

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An elderly man at the next till says cheerfully to the cashier, “Hallo Fräulein. Wie geht’s dir? Do you know what I just said?” She giggles and says no, and that it sounded funny. He takes it in good stride. I turn to look at him and he is smiling, wearing a cardigan I actually would like to own myself.

Later, in the rain, another elderly man, this one in a trenchcoat, waves at a hot dog vendor. The vendor waves back enthusiastically and calls out, “How are you, Major?”

I see the German man at the side of the road, toes pointing out over the edge of the curb, ready to jaywalk. I follow in the path he clears.

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