Tuesday, February 19, 2008
Is this just me?
Maybe I'm too old school or antiquated but I have yet to wrap my head around the modern phenomenon where youth (junior high generally) will walk up and ask me, a complete stranger, for money so they can buy soda, chips, or candy. Really, it baffles me. They have seemingly no qualms in making such a request. I generally pause a minute, looking bewildered, sometimes ask what the money is for, and generally say no. I'm often the giving type, but I don't think it's my role to feed the junk food diets of today's youth...does this happen to anyone else?