Saturday, January 10, 2004
I used to waste my food. Nowadays, I try my best to avoid doing so. So, in such situations, I try to give that balance food to the needy.
Today morning, I had some of the last night's food left. By evening it would cross its expiry date, and so I decided to carry it with me while going to office so that I can give it to a beggar.
I didn't want to carry it all the way to my office and so I started searching for the 'client' as soon as I stepped out of my house. But, alas! A street, where every second person you would bump into turns out to to be a beggar, looked shockingly abandoned!
I was getting late and so turning very very impatient. As these cricket commentators put it, my timing or rather my 'time' was just not right. My despartation started getting worse and I started enquiring to the footpath vendors about those regular beggars functioning from there. They got really bewildered and started doubting my sanity.
Then an uncle-figure approached me and shot : "Son, you seems to be begging for beggars!"