“What Pegman saw” is a weekly challenge based on Google Streetview. You can read the rules here. You can find today’s location on this page, from where you can also get the Inlinkz code. This week’s location is Rhode Island.
An Angel Unawares
“God’s world is beautiful, isn’t it?”
The word ‘God’ would normally make Ralph shy away, but there was something reassuring about the man on the bench next to him. He was at peace and his eyes held the echo of a smile.
“I was thinking,” explained Ralph.
“You study here at Brown University? They’re great thinkers.” He chuckled, then added, “No, really, they are. Eight Nobel prizes and counting, I believe.” He stretched. “Listen to those birds!”
“I have to make up my mind. My girl has another two years study here, and I’ve been offered a Gates scholarship to study in Cambridge.”
“That’s a fast track to leadership.”
“Well, it brings a lot of prestige! But I guess you wouldn’t know about that.”
“Who would you lead? Where would you lead them?”
The man stood.
“I’ll leave you to it,” he said. “Just remember – your choices matter.”