This is what San Francisco-style kindness looks like
Photo by Sergio Ruiz
This was on an inbound 24, as we crossed over Cortland:
This young guy gets on the 24, totally reeking of pot. He sits and opens his hand and has a handful of loose buds and shake. He pulls out a dollar and tries to wrap the weed in it, when this old lady next to him says, “Honey, you’re gonna spill that all over. Take this.” She pulls a handkerchief out of her purse and holds it open for him while he dumps the handful into it, then folds it up nicely and hands it to him. He offers her a piece as a thank you, and she refuses it. “No thanks, Honey, I don’t touch the stuff.”
It really was a magical “only in SF” moment, and a totally unashamed and candid interaction between them.
I always knew there was a reason I love people who carry handkerchiefs!
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