This incident happened almost a year ago. I had forgotten it, and wanted to post it now, it’s an interesting story.
First, the players.
My dear friend M (Asian man, early 40s), his partner D (South Asian woman, late 30s) and their daughter who was 4 at the time, K.
Me, mixed race light skinned Asian woman early 40s, and R, my partner, big loveable white guy, late 40s. R is mostly bald and at the time had a salt and pepper moustache and goatee.
So R and I went to spend the day with M, D and K at their home in Peterborough on a sunny Saturday last fall.
D is a professor at Trent University. Why else would they move to Peterborough, home of POC whose numbers can be counted on both hands?
They live near this great farmer’s market, so our plan was to go to the market, chill out, then grab some lunch.
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