As I entered Costco to pick up a few food items yesterday, I decided that—as an experiment—I would smile at anyone I met eye-to-eye.
Just because why not.
I smiled at the store greeter. I smiled at a little red-headed boy in the walk-in produce cooler. I smiled at the guy shuffling through salmon fillets. I smiled at a hottie browsing through books. I must have smiled at a dozen passers-by and a dozen store employees.
In the end, I have no way of knowing how the people I smiled at felt about all of this smiling. Some people returned a smile. Some didn’t. The hottie quickly turned away from me—probably assuming I was an over-medicated ax murderer.
Or maybe she was an ax murderer.
How do you know?
Anyhow, I felt pretty cheery as I departed the store…over-medicated or not.