His Mother Thanked Me For Teaching Him Manners

Photo by Andriyko Podilnyk on Unsplash

My neighbor had an 11 year old son. He wanted to buy some spray paint for a school project from Home Depot. He’d saved up his money. He mowed my lawn for a few bucks. I also took him out to lunch a couple of times a year.

When he mentioned he needed to get the paint, I offered to drive him. I was going…

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Shefali O'Hara

Shefali O'Hara

Cancer survivor, artist, writer, engineer. Grew up in NYC, living in Austin. Love animals, books, hikes, art, travel, D&D and fireworks.