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03:33 pm: My New Motto

I was really amused by the following and think it would make a great bumper sticker:

Stamp Out Strangers

Befriend Everyone!


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Date:April 5th, 2009 01:16 am (UTC)
I was carpooling/traveling to DC today with someone who had that lovely philosophy.
She (and I by quiet association) got to know:

A 9-month-old baby and family visiting for the Cherry Blossom Festival
A very helpful security guard at a museum who came to America from Sudan many years ago. He takes the Bill of Rights very seriously.
The owner of a very peppy 17-yr-old tiny dog from a shelter.
The owner of an elderly lab (who directed us to a coffee house).
An entire Metro car full of people who did not know each other but all seemed to be in a jolly mood.

We had worse luck with Buzz Aldrich. Interesting interview but he was in and out fast.

Myself, I made friends with the museum's lady who was giving out brochures. I had to wait outside for an hour for everyone to show up, so we got to chat about church and stuff.

I still have a lot to learn to get as adept as my companion at this!
It was a magical day full of brass bands, fountains, and cherry blossoms. I
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Date:April 5th, 2009 01:29 pm (UTC)
Wow! That sounds delightful! I love people like that. They are magical! My best friend from when I was a kid is that way.
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