Today I was on a coast to coast flight from Newark to LA. As much as I am a morning person, I dread early morning flights. Besides, yesterday evening I was in a water park, making it all the more difficult to convince myself to get up 4 in the morning.
I somehow made it to the flight. And as I entered the plane, I saw a sleepy looking flight attendant forcefully greeting her passengers. I don’t know what came to my mind, and in that moment of trice, I thought of playing a little prank on her.
I greeted her and asked, “in the morning rush I didn’t check the gate number. Hope this flight is going to San Francisco.”
Her lethargic self got some renewed energy and she declared that I was on the wrong flight.
I smiled and told her that I was just teasing her. She reciprocated with a wide grin and stated she is from San Francisco and how she wished the flight was going to her hometown. We smiled and I assumed my seat.
6 hours later as I was getting off the flight, she greeted me and said, “Welcome to San Francisco”
I smiled and as I was walking down the corridor only one thought clouded my mind, life is all about treasuring small pleasures. Make someone smile and get genuine happiness in return.
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