February 7, 2015
She met him at a milkshake place. She was studying a sign language book when he approached her with the sign for "hello." "I was watching you for a few minutes now, I saw your book, why are you studying sign language?" He seemed genuinely curious. "It's for my students, I want to teach them a few basic signs. Are you...do you...know a lot?" "Yeah, I have a couple of mute friends, I like communicating with them, it's peaceful." She laughs then, she know what's coming up. Names. It is such a significant moment when strangers exchange names.