Grandma Foils A Robbery By Hitting Thieves With Her Purse
There are certain scenarios that only seem possible in the plot of a mainstream Hollywood comedy; among them being the visual of an old woman capturing robbers by using the weight of her heavy purse. But in the instance of a robbery in England, life imitated art when an old woman did just that. Watch the granny pummel the bad guys with gusto and, in effect, raise the question, “Is 60 the new 30?!”
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If you’ve been looking for a chance to say something then this very well could be it.
I wish to God I’d had a list like this when I was 23.
Answer phones better than anyone else has answered phones before. Relay messages so brilliant, they bring people to tears. Turn the coffee run into the choreography of Swan Lake. Become best friends with every intern and every underling and every taxi driver you encounter.
I remember taking the pen and notebook from that woman outside the courtroom, flipping to a clean page in the book, and writing, JESSICA IS SAD in big, bold, uncoordinated letters. “My sister is going to be a good writer someday! Look at how nice her lines are!”