They were an odd couple. She wore purple dresses displaying loud and funky designs. She always carried a large tote with a stuffed puppy sticking its head out the bag and called him Poopsie. She also loved to carry her phone, a plastic toy phone with which she always held the most captivating and hilarious conversations. Most of her calls came just as she’d make her way up a busy line at the check-out counter on the busiest of days at the grocery store. She was a happy dreamer. Read more.