▼ Popular Categories
Pay it Forward Strikes Again | Fran Powers
Categories: Stories and Memories
As we were finishing our meal an older gentleman stopped at our table and embraced number 1 grandson and told him to enjoy his time with his grandparents and pay attention to them as they wouldn’t be around all the time. We thought nothing of it and said thank you and wished them well.
The waitress brought our bill and told us we owed nothing!!! – the gentleman who had stopped and spoken to Christopher had paid our bill and all we owed was the tip to the waitress. He paid it forward. This was an extremely large and generous gift.
We were speechless, stunned and absolutely amazed at this act of generosity. We have heard of it happening to others but never thought it would ever happen to us. We were totally dumbfounded and don’t think we spoke a word all the way home thinking about it and tried to explained to the grandsons what happened. I mean we were really dumbstruck – it really is an amazing act of generosity and giving.
So guys I think we have to pay it forward. So the challenge is to do it. It might not have be as grand a gesture as what we received but just do." - Fran Powers
Categories: Stories and Memories
Leave a CommentDisqus Method (below): No Login Required. SKIP Password field and click "I'd rather post as a guest." How?
While expressing your opinions through our blog's commenting system, please observe our strict guidelines:
Hateful comments (with or without profanity) will not be published. Solely negative comments that contain no constructive message whatsoever will not be published.
Comments that serve as a promotional addendum for a business or organization (for example: plugs or promotes a special, coupon, service, product or sales event) will not be published, as this is paid information. Exceptions include 'Recommendations Needed' posts. Businesses are asked not to promote their own business through our commenting system.
Comments which contain promotional, time-sensitive information such as event specifics will not be published, as this is paid information. Please see our Submit a Listing page for information on how to submit events.
Please select your words carefully. Once comments have been submitted to the WWN commenting system and/or published, it may not be possible to delete or remove comments.
Comments should be no more than 2,000 characters in length.
It is generally recommended not to name individuals in your comments or isolate them in your pictures in a negative way, who have not given you permission to do so.
Please Comment on the Correct Thread (Post): To help folks find your comment and respond, please be sure you are staying on topic on the correct corresponding post/article. For example, one wouldn't comment about an up and coming election on a help wanted listing. Off topic comments will be removed to avoid confusion.
The WWN does not guarantee that all comments will be archived indefinitely.
The WWN reserves the right to have final discretion regarding the publishing of any and all comments.
(Last Update to Comment Policy: June 20, 2016.)
Currently Trending in the Network
The City will undertake its annual pesticide spraying for the prevention and eradication of “wooly worms” at various parks on Monday, Marc...
Latitude 28.02 Coastal Cuisine is seeking an experienced waiter. Please apply in person Tuesday-Saturday 2:00 - 6:00 p.m. If unable to a...
Boating Adventures | "Skipper the Boat Cat Gets a Second Chance" | Text and 10 Photos by Vicki TottenSkipper and his new life vest. ... Apparently, being ready to give up and actually doing so are two different things. The last time our...
If you have lost or found a pet in the Rockport-Fulton area, or looking to find a home for a pet, please post information in the com...
Roving Reporter | "Wings Has a Winner!" by Jeanette Larson, Photos by Melissa Bohannon, Kay A. AdamsKay Adams and Rick Simon draw the winning tickets ... On Sunday, March 19 Wings Rescue Center volunteers hosted a party at Rusty's ...
This handsome little clown is Cayenne – a very spicy name for a very, very sweet kitten. This young boy has been entertaining staff and vo...
Wondering how my time at Mulligan’s house went while Mr. C and Mrs. S were gone on their trip? It was great! After one day I figured out ...
Comforts of Home, 103 South Austin Street, Rockport, Texas 78382, (361)727-1471. We are looking for a mature and responsible person with a...