A few minutes with Alan and a lizard
9 hours ago
The light changed, the twenty second countdown began. I waited on the sidewalk for a little old man and his wife in a pickup truck who turned right across my path without even glancing my way. I made it halfway across the street when a car with a driver on her cell phone came from the other direction, turned left, and would have flattened me except I saw her coming and stopped. She finally saw me, mouthed an “OMG!” waved with her cell and went on down the street. My twenty seconds were almost up. I made it safely across. But before I stepped up on the curb I saw another penny and picked it up. I was going to need all the luck I could get the way things were going.
If you don't put in your two cents, how can you get change?