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Old 12-14-2010, 07:37 PM   #1
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Random Act of Kindness - start the wave DC!

Tis the season to see the grumpies piling up. The snow is starting, people are madly shopping, there is a lot of rumbling and grumbling about little things. I find myself being a touch crankier than usual. I decided to do something simple to cheer myself up. I did a Random Act of Kindness. When I went out to my car today, I was brushing the snow off the windshield and scraping (an everlasting chore in Edmonton in the winter) and decided to do the car next to me in the lot too. I have no idea whose car it was, nor if they will even notice that someone did them a good turn. What matters is that I know it, and I hope too that they will do a little something nice for someone too. I'm going to do something like that everyday. Anyone want to join me?

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Old 12-14-2010, 07:40 PM   #2
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Good idea, Alix. I'll be on the lookout for something I can do.
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Old 12-14-2010, 09:51 PM   #3
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i haven't been anywhere to do anything. my granddaughter took her four year old to walmart today. she helped her mom pick out gifts and food to donate. she said , her kid didn't need anymore toys and had plenty to eat . i think this is just wonderful. oh yes she picked me up a tree while there. such a sweet sweet person. i am proud to know her.
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Old 12-14-2010, 10:03 PM   #4
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I think you can do something no matter where you are. It can be as simple as saying something nice to someone who needs a pick me up on here.
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Old 12-14-2010, 10:26 PM   #5
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I think you can do something no matter where you are. It can be as simple as saying something nice to someone who needs a pick me up on here.
I hadn't thought about that. So I guess I did one when I gave karma to a newbie I liked, so they wouldn't have that one lonely green box.

Now that I know I did one, I do feel good about it.

Thanks, Alix
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Old 12-14-2010, 10:27 PM   #6
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Good for you Alix!

It's funny you mentioned doing something where you are. I am alone all week, with no way to go anywhere, but I had just decided this morning that I need to make a special point of saying something to each of my online friends every day (not all of them every day, but at least a few a day).

Thank you for reminding me!

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Old 12-14-2010, 11:54 PM   #7
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How about I just report the good things that ramdomly happened to me today.

I was honored for my 10 years of service, roses and a ten year pin.

The Dietary Manager noticed I couldn't eat the ham and she made me a special dish for my lunch at the facility Christmas Party. It was good. She even chopped up some shrimp cocktail for me.

Somebody cleaned off my car.

I had such a wonderful, joy filled day!

Shrek and I have been anonymously donating to the food drives and Angel trees all around town, for the last two weeks.
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Old 12-15-2010, 01:35 AM   #8
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You were well blessed today as you deserve to be.

Thanks for making me laugh today. You got me LOL a lot today. Especially the spiral ham reply. That one was a belly buster.

Laughter IS the best medicine.
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How about I just report the good things that ramdomly happened to me today.

I was honored for my 10 years of service, roses and a ten year pin.

The Dietary Manager noticed I couldn't eat the ham and she made me a special dish for my lunch at the facility Christmas Party. It was good. She even chopped up some shrimp cocktail for me.

Somebody cleaned off my car.

I had such a wonderful, joy filled day!

Shrek and I have been anonymously donating to the food drives and Angel trees all around town, for the last two weeks.
No doubt you would have a houseful of roses if all those who have benefited from and enjoyed your good humor over those ten years were to show their appreciation. I'm sure there were endless silent thanks.

My late husband had a terrible needle phobia but unfortunately also had illness that required regular blood workups. There was one wonderful woman who besides being very good at her job was just so pleasant and calming. He did thank her sincerely each time, and I hope folks remember to thank you.
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Old 12-15-2010, 08:32 AM   #10
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Somebody cleaned off my car.
It wasn't me! But I'm glad you noticed. I left my cart undone so someone could have a freebie when they go for groceries.
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