The Pendant (11.03.2014)

“Ma’am, can I help you with that bag?”

walking back from work one evening on a cold rainy day in November. There is an old lady walking ahead of me. She is around 80, wrinkled, less than 100 lbs. yet elegantly dressed and pulling a suitcase behind her that’s almost equal to her weight.

It’s evening rush hour and the crowds have a singular motive — To get to their trains. Each has through years…