I don’t usually pick up hitchhikers. Something I was told not to do when I was young…and reinforced by watching more than a few of those movies where picking up a hitchhiker leads to a less than happy ending.
Anyway, I was getting onto I-91 this afternoon, the sun was beating down and there he stood on the side of the on-ramp. Before I really thought about what I was doing I had pulled over and he was quickly making his way toward the car. As Eddie got in he looked to be in his late 50’s, early 60’s. Immediately I could tell there was an interesting story there…if only I could get to it.
“So, what has you walking today?” [Read more…]