Another response to the April 15, 2021, Carrot Ranch prompt: “In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story that seeds generosity. Who is generous and why? Think of generosity as planting a future outcome. Go where the prompt leads!”
People even ranked on the new kid’s lunch.
Surprisingly, Chet actually offered him his sub. The kid refused it.
“What? Ever… Loser.”
I went and sat with the new kid. “Trade?”
Honestly, mom’s sandwiches are as good or better than Chet’s deli subs. But don’t go thinking I’m generous or anything; honestly, I just wanted to show up Chet.
The second day— that was generosity. Again I choked down his bland bologna sandwich while he enjoyed mom’s egg salad.
But these days? It’s just lunch with my new friend. We split our lunches, share what we have between us.