In fact there is nothing average about Ruby Rox.
My brother and I would run into this secondhand bookshop all the time, where this grizzled elderly guy, chainsmoking, would kind of crawl out from between the shelves to grunt hello, while we picked up armfuls of comics for a quarter each.
Its funny how fast things can change.
I am challenging myself to take a moment to think before I speak, as I really wish people would do the same.
I bet you felt terrible about yourself.