From the September 2011 magazine.

September 2011: Dear Grapevine

She looked at it and said in a snotty tone, "I suppose you do photo restoration, too."

God's footsteps

I drove to an office supply store recently. Now I had passed a few before I decided to go into this one. You'll see later why I write it this way. Anyway, it was my decision. I placed an order and paid while I overheard a lady who was clearly unhappy. The clerk told her that they did not do this type of work. "Well, I drove here from Slave Lake because they told me you did," she proclaimed. "I'm sorry," said the clerk, "we've never restored photos here. We can only copy them for you." "Who does?" the woman persisted. The clerk said that some...