It wasn’t all bad
▪ Todd Steinkamp was already having a rough morning when his 2005 Chevrolet broke down on the way to a funeral in Wisconsin. The 39-year-old Iowan thought he had no hope of completing the remaining 70 miles to the service—until he parked outside an auto repand and help.’”
▪ In a show of solidarity, Muslim communities have raised $130,000 to help repair headstones damaged during recent attacks on two Jewish cemeteries. Activist Tarek El-Messidi said he was devastated when he read about the desecration of the Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery outside St.etery. “It took a tragedy like this to bring mosques and synagogues together,” says El-Messidi.
▪ Commuters stuck in bumper-tobumper traffic on Seattle’s I-5 enjoyed a surprise lunch when a taco truck opened for business in the middle of the standstill. Thomas Lopez, who owns Tacos El Tajin, was one of several drivers stuck in gridlock after a tanker truck her afternoon route. “You got to make the best of it, right?”