By the way…before we get started,
DO NOT look up “Holy Shrimp” on Urban Dictionary — I know you’re gonna do it, just don’t say I didn’t warn you!
Now, back to STL…
WHAT A HUGE WEEK!!!
Our new total of kindnesses given and received reached 175 on Sunday! We had one enormously huge donation that has renewed my faith in my fellow humans. Negativity is always out there, lurking, but every time I think it just might get the better of me, someone comes along and tells me something incredible. The giver of the kindness would prefer to remain anonymous, but trust me when I say the world would be a kinder place with more of her in it!
I do have a kind of cool story that happens to have come from my own neck of the woods…my front yard actually. Last week Tuesday I received the following text message from my husband:
Kindness must be contagious! You could have knocked me over with a feather. Don’t get me wrong, my husband is a good guy, but I practically have to light a fire under him to get him to unload the dishwasher! I take this as a sign that the universe is soaking up all of the kindness. He was there, at that place, at that time to offer a little assistance to an elderly woman who was stranded and alone in the snow and cold. Turns out she knows my Grandma Anna and they had a nice chat!
Plans are moving along for the March book challenge…there is still plenty of time to reflect on a book that was important to you as a youth or one that your children loved. Let us know if you need a blog to post your reflection on. Mini Me is busy scouring her shelves in anticipation of a guest appearance…stay tuned.
Also, don’t forget the Secret Valentine…I’ll bet if you whisper sweet nothings in her ear, Guylty can probably hook you up!
Have a week filled with kindness, and pass it on!
PS: to the clerk who made me go back out to my car to fetch my ID before he would sell me a bottle of wine…