Today I gave the gift of a cozy place to stay for a friend visiting from California. I picked up some of her favorite hand cream and had it waiting with little shampoo bottles, travel toothpaste, and soap in the bath room with a fancy towel when she arrived. I also picked up some of her favorite coffee and breakfast foods so she relax while I was working this morning. It was fun to do and she seemed to really appreciate it.
I had some difficulty today trying to decide what today's gift would be.
I helped another person reach the top shelf in Target this afternoon, but since that had been a gift earlier in the week, it didn't seem original. (I truly never realized how many people have difficuly reaching things that are eye level for me!)
I offered to take a woman's grocery cart with me from the parking lot to the store, so she wouldn't have to traipse back to the store after loading her groceries…Continue
Today I gave the gift of my umbrella. Because I tend not to watch the weather, I have a number of umbellas that I leave in different places, just in case. It had been raining on and off this morning, so I took the umbrella when I took the dog for a walk. I was finishing up my walk when I came across my friend who was walking her dog, as well. As we were talking, the rain started to pick up. Since I had finished my walk and had about 3 more umbrellas in the house, I gave her mine for her…Continue
I don't know whether it is because I am actively looking for gifts to give, but people seem more friendly. Yesterday, while walking my dog, I looked up at the building as I was about to climb the stairs. My neighbor's little boy was in the window waving and said, "Hi!" in a very excited voice. He loves my dog, so I think I wasn't the reason for his excitement, but it made me feel great. The rest of the day people kept saying nice things. They liked my shoes, my bag, etc. I think I am often…Continue