Erick Zepeda Mckinlay
Diana and Family
I have thought of the moment I will share with you for years...it is one which I will remember throughout my life.
One day at Middlebury College I headed for my afternoon class of Petrarcha. The Italian school had just finished lunch and of course Professors were on their way to class just as students were. As God's blessing would have it, that day, I met with Paul on my way out of the lunch building. We were both accompanied by incredible rain! It was pouring!
I did not have an umbrella, but Paul had one and he stretched his arm so that I would be covered. We walked for over five minutes, talking while he held his umbrella to his cost in order to keep my dry. I felt bad, because I know how hard it can be to hold one's arm in a stagnant position such as stretched out at a 90 degree angle. But, Paul did it for me. When we arrived at the building where he would lecture on Petrarcha, Paul folded his umbrella and I was soaked! His efforts had not helped in keeping the rain off me at all. And in any other case I would have forgotten this moment, but Paul's presence keeps it in my mind with great detail. I cannot tell you how many of these moments I have jealously kept as his proud student. Diana you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. May God bless you and your family. Que Dio Siempre Los Bendiga.
Tuesday March 13, 2018 at 10:02 pm