crochet + enlightenment
the story usually is repeated as "a little old lady with a hat that has cherries bobbling on it". but i just can't make myself repeat stuff like that, for, i hope, obvious reasons.
i just had to find out whether there was any truth to this story, so i called Ram Dass's secretary, M... she actually researched the question before she called me back to say that, yes, it's one of his favorite stories and has been captured on tape in at least two instances. the researcher in me is satisfied.