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The Weekly Smile for the 25th of April, 2022 #weeklysmile

Hi all! Weird week. II did have a lot lined up for the weekend that I was going to write about, but it all fell through. Well, there was a misinterpretation and… You know how those things are. And then there is a lot of anticipation, and some worry, about the coming days. There were a lot of little things last week, but even there, not really stuff to talk about. So, anyway, well, I guess just life ;)

All of that being said…

Early Friday morning I went out for a walk. At the edge of town I saw a group of high school kids walking down the road. They were all wearing reflective vests and several had bright blue garbage bags. No surprises – our town is doing a post winter road cleanup – it started two weeks ago and ends next weekend where people can volunteer to clean up beside the roads now that all of the snow and such is gone.

I also noticed/didn’t notice that pretty much every student at the elementary school was outside. Well, it was a nice morning, if still a bit cool.

Oh, one piece of information you need to know – I live almost directly across the street from the town’s library. OK, a smile in itself there :)

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A Better Place – Repost

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I’m sorry I’ve been doing a lot of reposts – First i don’t have time and second, this is perfect for Earth day

Many campers, most backpackers and all Boy Scouts know the saying, “Leave the campsite better than when you found it.” That goes far beyond, “Take only pictures, leave only footprints,” since it involves actively doing good.

A slight variation of this phrase is a good bedrock of your personal philosophy, “Leave the Earth better than when you found it.” Like the scouting phrase, it involves a protective part, “don’t do harm,” and an active part, “do good.” Continue reading