Day 7: today I made a donation to the Cancer Society of Canada. In exchange I received a small yellow flower pin for my jacket. What may have been a thoughtless act could actually be the drop in the bucket that helps someone with this horrible disease. I don't know. But it felt good emptying my coin purse for a good cause.
Nothing too deep and thoughtful today. I wonder if I'm losing steam already? Darn. I hope not. I think now I'll read through some other blogs on this…Continue
Day 4, Day 5 & Day 6: I thought I was stumped already! Sorry for the delay in checking in. This is all still new for me and I'm not very good at sticking to a new schedule. I am improving!
It was the gift of listening, giving a shoulder to cry on, and sharing my limited words of wisdom that have kept me busy this week. My goodness! Who said this challenge would be easy - not me, that's for sure. A friend is experiencing marital problems. I am very close to both of them, so it was…Continue
Day 3: giving something today was not hard at all. I visited the site of the M.S. Walk in Burlington and donated $10 to the cause. I was really impressed at the number of volunteers that were involved in the execution of this event! I really felt appreciative of each and every person at the event. We're closer to a cure!
We also had a small family get together this afternoon, celebrating my sister having passed 1 of 3 real estate exams. We both gave her a big celebratory hug and kiss,…Continue
Day 2: today's gift of giving was sort of "given" to me! Right after I described this website to my husband Thursday night and announced my decision to begin this adventure, my husband placed a flyer in my lap. It was an announcement about an event called Cleanup Alton 2012. To commemorate Earth Week, someone in our community was organizing a community trash cleanup. Today was the event and my husband and I picked up trash! It was great. I felt so excited to be a part of this event. It…Continue