Heathrow on the way back to work ran into my 10th grade history teacher from MA
A guy who gave me the ferry schedule in Sweden when I was heading back to the UK. Ran into him in Spain one year later biking.
Helping an elderly woman for a few weeks who had broken her hip in Lugano Switzerland Two years later,I stayed at a B&B in MA., The owner was out to dinner (note on the door) when the phone rang. I answered. Same elderly woman from Lugano on the phone. The owner of the B&B was her son.
Going to the old sister school of the school where I used to teach at in the UK. Expected to see the headmaster there who I had taught with in the UK. He had left the UK when I had and taken the headmaster position in Lugano. He wasn't there. New headmaster. Met his wife. She used to be my babysitter in the 50's and I grew up with her brother.
She was from Cooperstown.
It's a small world out there!