An Act Of Kindness That Carries On Today
Hello C.B.S. Followers,
This is not about mechanical or electrical solutions but instead, a reminder of the fellowship and assistance offered to friends and strangers. Before the days of cell phones and 7 eleven stores on every corner it was not uncommon to see motorcycles of all makes orphaned on the side of the road waiting for their owners return.
My Father (Wilfred) was returning home late one evening in England in 1934 when he helped a man who had been stopped by plug trouble. My Father produces a spark plug and they exchanged addresses - end of story.
The man did return the plug along with this letter you are about read. I saw it many times growing up and would ask my Father why he kept the letter for so long and his response was "it reminded me of the care free days of motoring around England as a single man, and then with your mother". This was before the shadows of war changed each of their lives
I hope you enjoy a little peek into the past before e-mails and social media, when a letter from the Mail Man was a special event.