So yesterday I mentioned my two great kids and their awesome friends and some good they were doing to make someone feel special. Well, I’m going to introduce you to another member of my family; my husband, Curt.
This was just a simple gesture he did that some may not find a big deal; but here in this house today, this was a BIG deal!
Curt is headed out for the day to help a friend of his do some winterizing at his house on a lake. (Yes, that itself is a very nice thing to do but it’s not the thing I’m talking about.) There were three cars parked all in a row in our driveway; of course the car he needed to take had been the first one in the driveway and was now trapped with two others behind it. Grabbing all the keys he headed outside, moving the cars one by one. The two obstacles in his path were now parked in the street.
I was looking out the window of our kitchen (which overlooks the driveway) and waiting to wave goodbye as he pulled out in his jeep. What I saw was my husband, pushing the jeep down the driveway by hand; out into the street, where he finally got in and started the engine. See, his jeep is extremely loud. It has some sort of hole in the muffler or manifold or one of those other car parts I have no idea about. It also happened to be parked in the driveway right under the window of my sleeping grandson who has been sick all week and was in the middle of his first good nap in a few days. The noise from the jeep would have definitely been enough to wake our sick grandson. Unbelievable thoughtfulness.
I hope you’re not thinking that I’m just getting lazy with these past few posts. I’m not. I want to show how everyday people can do nice things and be good to others. My family is just your everyday family of everyday people. My whole reason behind the subject I chose for this “31 days of….” Challenge was to inspire myself and maybe a few of you to look for opportunities to do good things for others.
I hope it’s working! I’d love to hear stories from you that either you’ve done or someone else has done! It’s always good to hear good news!!!
This post is part of the Nester’s 31 Day Challenge; Writing on the same topic each day of the month of October. Click on over to the Challenge to find a number of topics and authors ranging from Simplicity & Organizing to Personal Endeavors. You can head back here and scroll to the bottom of this post for a listing of all 31 days of Good News & Good People Doing Good Things.