To me, a stranger is just a person that I have not yet met. I am not saying that every person I meet will become a friend, or even be friendly.
What I am saying that the majority of the people I meet on an average day will get a greeting from me. That is the only thing that I really control.
so here goes
Hello, how are you today!
So what is your answer, how about a comment or a text from you with a reply?