I have never responded to a comment as an actual blog posting before so here is a first for me.
Remember how people were the days after 9/11? How amazing it was to live here and everybody was saying hi to each other and opening doors, they suddenly became courteous. It's so unfortunate that it takes such tragedies for people to come out of their cocoon and realize that it takes very little to smile or show a kind gesture such as tipping a hat to a lady, opening a door for a stranger or offering a helping hand if somebody falls.
A lady walking in front of me today fell on her butt in the snow, I offered to help her and she smiled back and said thanks but it’s ok. Nobody else moved a muscle, it gets to me when people are rude and it builds up I guess. My wife reminds me to try and be positive instead of focusing on the negative and she is right, it’s why I posted that smiley face yesterday. I have been focusing too much on the negative, partly because that seems to be what’s happening, issues with the RV, my sister, hurting myself and many other things that I let weigh heavy on me.
I used to blog about Politics and Amateur Radio, I didn’t allow my blog to be found on search engines or even in blogger so it was me venting to myself and family generally. I found that there was rarely something nice to say about either topic so stopped writing about them.
I’m finding that it seems to be much easier to find something negative than positive to say and yet when I’m walking by people I’m saying hi and smiling often. What a strange thing to figure out about myself. I guess I just write about what’s going on and since too much of it’s negative that’s what gets aired.
So thank you Carol for the nice words and I’m going to try when posting to think and post positive, who knows maybe others will pick up on it and try it themselves.