I have recently been going through my books, CDs, and DVDs to see what I can post for swapping. I also sold some of my credits (I just have way too many). While perusing the discussion boards, I saw a request to buy credits, but when I contacted the poster, he said he was strapped for cash at the moment and couldn't buy any. I decided to just send him a free credit. I thought he could use it more than I could.
I was perusing the discussion forums on my favorite book swapping site when I noticed they had a category for Random Acts of Kindness. There was a post form a woman who wanted CDs, and since I have too many anyway, I picked out a couple to send her.
I belong to several swapping sites (books, CDs, and DVDs) and last week I decided it was time to post more items online and share my bounty with other members. In a matter of days, I had six requests! I just now packaged up all the books and DVDs and printed the mailing labels and will mail the packages tomorrow. Now other people can enjoy them.
Today I took the two neighbor girls to our local presidential museum. They had some special activities geared towards kids, including actors portraying former presidents. The older child seemed to enjoy it a bit more since she had been learning about presidents in school, but I think the younger one was happy to be there also, despite being a bit bored. They did both enjoy going out to lunch afterward.