• Character

    “Not in Service”

    As the bus flew by, the tiny bulbs across the sign lit up to spell out a message to the world. “I am unavailable.” A wall was thrown up between the driver and every pedestrian in need for countless miles. You could almost sense the driver’s frustration, as he avoided eye contact with anyone that looked like they may need a lift. He was done dealing with people. It didn’t matter how many more walking about town were in need of a ride. A frazzled mother with a tantrum-taken child and tired feet. An old widow struggling to carry her groceries across the street. An elderly fellow that walked with…