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Old 08-22-21, 02:47 PM
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How did you make the World a nicer place today?

I walked a little old lady that I didn't know all the way home to her door in the rain today while covering her with my umbrella.

What have you done to make the World a better place today?
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Old 08-22-21, 03:38 PM
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Showered.
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Old 08-22-21, 03:39 PM
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With soap, no less.
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Old 08-22-21, 05:57 PM
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doesn't mean he used the soap. just kinda held it in his hand and sang some motown

i complimented a couple of people. fed some animals that otherwise couldn't feed themselves. unless errant gov't agents unfortunately made their way down here in the mountain side....<<tisk tisk>>
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Old 08-22-21, 06:21 PM
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Let someone with a couple grocery items jump ahead of me. I had a full cart.
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Old 08-22-21, 06:52 PM
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Didn’t drive my car again. It’s about 61 months old. Just went over the 13,000 mark on Friday.
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Old 08-22-21, 06:54 PM
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Let someone with a couple grocery items jump ahead of me. I had a full cart.
Someone let me do that a couple of weeks ago. Nice gesture.
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Old 08-22-21, 07:24 PM
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I stayed home.
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Old 08-22-21, 09:49 PM
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When out riding and photographing in the old industrial areas here I always carry dog and cat treats for the strays. I gave some to two kittens and the mother and one dog today. I also carry some 20 dollar bills and hygiene kits and gave them to 3 different homeless women i met today.
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Old 08-23-21, 02:57 AM
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I had coffee in the morning and now I hate this world a little less
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Old 08-23-21, 01:41 PM
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Slept late. Had coffee and lunch. Back to bed for a long nap.

The world is much safer when I'm well rested.
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Old 08-23-21, 03:49 PM
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Put up with my coworkers for another day.
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Old 08-23-21, 03:54 PM
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killed some gnats
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Went for a long bike ride. On the way back home, I kind of circled in a grocery parking lot near the bike trail to rest for a sec. As I did so, a guy in an SUV leaned out his window and said, "hey, cool ride." I was on my '82 Miyata. He was right, and I thanked him. I'm pretty sure after he got home, he started shopping for a sweet vintage ride, which is going to change his entire lifelong arc as a human being on this planet.

So I have that going for me ... which is nice.
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Old 08-24-21, 06:15 AM
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I refrained from posting a snarky response to yet again another carbon vs aluminum vs SRAM vs Shimano thread in the road forum.
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Old 08-24-21, 05:00 PM
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nothing yet today... just tryna do my job well, but that's not at the level of most of the others today (better than ahsposo though)
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Old 08-25-21, 12:39 AM
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held open a few doors and let a few drivers in ahead of me at stoplight/nearby driveway interfaces.
also overtipped at dinner. oh...and waved to more riders than i usually do.
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Old 08-25-21, 09:08 AM
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As a matter of habit (not every single vehicle), I give a wave to vehicle drivers.
Yes, even the jacked-up redneck trucks with rolling coal style smokestacks. My rationale is that the mood of even the most belligerent individuals behind wheels might be softened just a little by something as simple as a wave. And if that wave comes from a cyclist, maybe that normally belligerent jackwad will take pause before belching out a cloud of black smoke when going by the next cyclist(s) he/she sees. And if it's a driver who's effing with their cellphone, maybe just maybe they'll become a bit more attentive...eventually realizing that yes, they're meant to share the road with tiny vehicles as well as large.

Is it in my own self-interest? Yes. Is it a bit naive? Perhaps. But it's also just plain friendly.
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Old 08-25-21, 12:27 PM
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I consciouisly look for opportunities to give a friendly wave to drivers that give me space, or pull up and out of the way at stoplights so I have room to wave right-turners behind me, etc.
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