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Old 02-12-2008, 11:34 AM   #1
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One positive thing you did today.

If there is even only one thing you do in a day to make someone elses life a little better or put a smile on a face otherwise devoid of one, you've made a difference. Each day, we should maybe all go to sleep knowing what that one thing was. Can you think of one thing you did today, or yesterday, that made a difference?

Today, a wheelchaired gentleman and his bride [I was told] were celebrating their 57th wedding Anniversary. They even kissed spontaneouly, which was not solicited and very adorable. I don't know these two little dolls but upon hearing it, I did a celebratory dance in front of a very large crowd for them. All clapped and that's when they kissed, I teared up. They were so cute.

Did you do a good thing today? Please post if you did. We all need to make life a little brighter for anyone. And to the Mods, if this is inappropriate, please remove.

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Old 02-12-2008, 12:07 PM   #2
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It's not really much but I went out in the cold and checked / filled my own oil in the car so DH wouldn't have to when he comes home in the dark. He's had such a bad week and a half now, with his gramma still dying. Poor guy.
Oh yeah and I stopped in to work for a bit yesterday and helped his mom finish up and I didn't clock in. She's had the same bad week and a half.
Wish I knew what else I could do.
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Old 02-12-2008, 12:08 PM   #3
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Why would it be inappropriate? It's a great idea.

I met my son's girlfriend for coffee yesterday. It was the first time we'd been together
for more than 3 minutes. I love her. She's made David happy and that means the world to me. We sat at Starbucks for over two hours and laughed and talked and smiled the whole time. Two different old folks stopped by our table and told us we looked like we were having a great time. It made them smile too! I know it's not much but.. i love making other people smile.
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Old 02-12-2008, 01:02 PM   #4
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It's not really much but I went out in the cold and checked / filled my own oil in the car so DH wouldn't have to when he comes home in the dark. He's had such a bad week and a half now, with his gramma still dying. Poor guy.
Oh yeah and I stopped in to work for a bit yesterday and helped his mom finish up and I didn't clock in. She's had the same bad week and a half.
Wish I knew what else I could do.
I think that's awesome. You did him a major favor for sure.


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Why would it be inappropriate? It's a great idea.

I met my son's girlfriend for coffee yesterday. It was the first time we'd been together
for more than 3 minutes. I love her. She's made David happy and that means the world to me. We sat at Starbucks for over two hours and laughed and talked and smiled the whole time. Two different old folks stopped by our table and told us we looked like we were having a great time. It made them smile too! I know it's not much but.. i love making other people smile.
That's wonderful. You and your newest little darling friend, laughing and giggling and just enjoying each other. Plus you made those other folks smile. That may have been the only smile they'd had/gotten/received/done all day long. Good for you. Never sell yourself short on such an account. You may have given them a wonderful gift, all 3 of them...
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Old 02-12-2008, 01:06 PM   #5
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I sat with my sick doggy for the last half hour and rubbed her belly until she fell asleep. Poor thing, I just hate seeing her sick. She's still sleeping in the same spot, hope she feels better when she wakes up.
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Old 02-12-2008, 06:14 PM   #6
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When you marry it's for better and worse, we two have sailed along,life has given us a nice home, 4 really good and beautiful children and of course, my gang Cade,Carson,Ethan and Olivia...Then I got sick, and life really changed...no more baby sitting as before, I now depend on solutions and machines to get on, and my DH has worked and catered to me from the day I came home..Now, that I can do more, I decided to do something for him..He is at work today so i made him a special dinner and his favorite dessert..And, believe me, it was a pleasure and there will be more as strength builds more things will be added. It's not much compared to all he and the kids have done, but it's a start..Never sleep before telling those you love I love you.
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Old 02-12-2008, 06:58 PM   #7
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Making cake. It's a little thing but it seems to just warm up the house and raise everyones spirit.
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I had the most rude customer today. He was hateful and seemed determined make my day heck, but, I smiled, bit my tongue and got him finished and told him to have a great day!!! LOL
And my child won't starve for another week.
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Old 02-12-2008, 08:35 PM   #9
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I started the DC Halo Award thread. We all thank those who mean so much to us anyway, but I thought this would be a way to highlight those DC angels who go above and beyond for us.

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Old 02-12-2008, 08:37 PM   #10
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Ok, first of all, this is a great thread.

Positive things I did today
- got up early and made a nice breakfast for my husband and our house guest
- took the garbage out (its trash day and my hubby usually does it)
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