Archive for October, 2011

Mr. Mensch

So, we’re at Trader Joes and Diego goes to the sample counter, where they are sampling freshly baked brownies. Before he eats, the girl at the counter says to him, “can you first give a sample to that man over there and his wife?” as she points to a man in a wheelchair and his animated, doting wife. Diego goes over to the wife, then the man, with sample cups and a smile. The man says, “thank you,” and Diego replies, “you’re welcome,” without missing a beat. Back over to the counter, he gets two more samples “because your mom might like one, too” says the gal behind the scenes. When I thank Diego and tell him I’m proud of how he helped others in the store, he just says, “mensch.”




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