“This is John calling from Heifer International. Is Mrs. Brooks home?”
“No. Can I take a…did you say Heifer International?”
“Yes, sir. She’s donated in the past, and I’m calling…”
“Heifer International? Is this something Norm from ‘Cheers’ is involved in? Does this have anything to do with the Happy Heifer?”
“Sir, why don’t I call back when Mrs. Brooks is home.”
“Yes, why don’t you.”
He should have called me a**hole instead of sir.
I had never heard of Heifer International. As it turns out, they do more good in an hour trying to end hunger and poverty than I will in my lifetime.
Consider this post a make-good for my ignorance.
Now I know.