Sam — I love the point that humans can go off on a tangent at any given moment, and it’s the human in us which allows us to respond, positively.
My husband was from India, so the chess story is not new to me, but I hadn’t heard it in a long time. Thanks for the memory. And that’s the point of my reply.
Your story triggered an emotion in me, which then led me to think about our grandchildren, and a story I am writing specifically for a young girl who is autistic. I know about that, because so too is one of our grandsons. And he adores the story I wrote for him.
Empathy is beautiful. It’s human. So, who do you know who needs a story they will treasure forever? I think I have found a new opening line for my landing page.