Tag Archives: neighbors

Unused Name

A silly problem, perhaps, but here goes. I have a neighbor who is very nice and kind. We wave to one another across our gardens, and occasionally engage in a little small talk. I’ve introduced myself by name to her … Continue reading

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Diversity: Embrace Joy

On a recent evening, my wife and I heard what sounded like live mariachi music a few houses away. We were drawn to the uplifting Latin beat, so we followed the sound to a family gathering down the block in … Continue reading

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A Warning About Neighbors

The Bible says to “love thy neighbor,” but I took that advice too far, dating a man from down the street before we mutually ghosted each other. (During a Canadian winter, we mistakenly prized the convenience of proximity over compatibility.) … Continue reading

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Practice Random Acts of Kindness Together

Help someone cross the street, hold open a door, say something nice to a stranger. Without making it a big deal, discuss what it felt like to do something nice and unexpected. Talk about what the other person may have felt … Continue reading

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Real Life Rants

RANT To all dog owners who are either busy with their phones or just don’t know where their dog is peeing / doing its business. Would you like someone’s dog to pee on your vegetables? Why on earth would you let … Continue reading

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