The teachable moment is any unplanned, off-the-cuff comment or out-of-the-blue event that can be used as a learning opportunity. It is a spontaneous response that addresses whatever sparked the enthusiastic interest of an individual or a group. It is a fleeting impromptu reply to address a sudden interest or burning questions in the here and now, when listeners are most open, engaged, and receptive. Eighty (80) anecdotes, from individuals in all walks of life, include their spur of the moment replies to the unexpected. Their heart-warming stories are poignant, funny, and sometimes jaw-dropping.