- ONE - Pretend to ignore the brightly-colored individual.
- TWO - Lean out the window and frantically wave your left arm in giant woo-hoo-like motions while you lean on the horn with your right hand.
- THREE - Quietly follow her, pull up next to her and, without freaking her out in the process, politely ask if you can take her picture.
She was very kind and even stopped for this pose. The kids thought it was really neat that we met a clown and actually got her picture. I hope she realizes she made their day by simply saying yes. I know it's what clowns do, but you've got to figure that even clowns want to have a break eventually. And being followed through the supermarket parking lot by a guy in a silver minivan can't really be the highlight of a clown's life. But we got the shot and made some little people smile, which is pretty much all that matters in the overall scheme of things.
Your turn: When life happens spontaneously and right in front of your eyes, how do you capture it?