It seems I only have these odd encounters when on vacation.
I was walking towards the lobby of the hotel as half a dozen people,
probably early 20s,
were walking the other way.
The one in front stops,
and asks me directly, “What's your first name?”
I notice he's wearing a name tag attached to a lanyard,
and in large bold letters is his name: XXX.
“Sean,” I say. “I see your name is—”
“And what's your last name?” he blurts out before I can finish.
“Cool! What's your middle name?”
“Thanks.” And the group starts walking down the hall.
It was then I noticed the familiar yellow of a school bus through the front door of the lobby.
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