Of the many burdens I’ve lavished upon Cliff pre and post surgery, one of them is being unable to lift or carry.
As I walked out of the supermarket feeling utterly embarrassed at my helplessness, I saw this face smiling back at me.
Just minutes before this scene at the checkout counter, an elderly man looked at me and said, “You got a very good man, this one. He is very good, you know.”
“Why you say that, Uncle?” I didn’t know what made him draw that conclusion when we hadn’t even checked out.
“I just know. You see him la.”