Of course she needed help. Curse manners for forcing her to offer. With careful placement, she set down her bags and her purse, keeping each parcel lined up evenly with the one next to it. It didn't matter that her packages would only be sitting on the ground for a few moments, keeping them orderly was crucial.
She couldn't help but assess the woman. She was messy, her appearance sloppy and her papers in shambles. The whole scene nearly made Tanya's eye twitch. She knelt down beside the talkative woman and helped her gather her papers.
"Looks like you are in need of a briefcase," she offered, hoping it came off as helpful. Wouldn't do to be rude so soon after meeting, would it?