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AikidoSoul Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-02-11 01:45 PM
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114. Blessings on you, your boss, your wife
and the family.


:yourock:

The chain of empathy and assistance is very admirable.
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  -Around 2pm Monday I get called regarding a woman and a baby in a car rustydog  Nov-01-11 09:07 PM   #0 
  - Happy to K&R -- thanks for posting, Rustydog  villager   Nov-01-11 09:08 PM   #1 
  - Remember everyone, it's really easy to donate to food banks! (The GOOD banks)  Divernan   Nov-02-11 12:55 PM   #109 
  - Rusty - You and your wife and your boss?  givemebackmycountry   Nov-01-11 09:09 PM   #2 
  - Good for you  nadinbrzezinski   Nov-01-11 09:10 PM   #3 
  - Shake your boss's hand for me  csziggy   Nov-01-11 09:11 PM   #4 
  - You ARE an angel, and your wife and your boss.  sabrina 1   Nov-01-11 09:11 PM   #5 
  - well....  seabeyond   Nov-01-11 09:11 PM   #6 
  - The mother made me cry when she hugged me and said the money was dinner  rustydog   Nov-01-11 09:12 PM   #8 
     - ya. but look at the chain of kindness.  seabeyond   Nov-01-11 09:14 PM   #10 
        - Excellent post! n/t  teddy51   Nov-01-11 09:17 PM   #12 
        - You are so right  MissDeeds   Nov-02-11 09:49 AM   #93 
        - "goodness of everyday heroes." yes. nt  seabeyond   Nov-02-11 10:02 AM   #96 
        - Most humans are decent, compassionate people.  Jackpine Radical   Nov-02-11 01:05 PM   #110 
           - i couldnt agree with you more. i always wonder about the person that only sees ugly in their life  seabeyond   Nov-02-11 01:52 PM   #119 
  - Kudos to you, your wife, and your boss for this. I'm afraid that things are going  teddy51   Nov-01-11 09:11 PM   #7 
  - Class act, Rusty, class act. You, your wife, and your boss.  Parker CA   Nov-01-11 09:12 PM   #9 
  - .  Motown_Johnny   Nov-01-11 09:15 PM   #11 
  - K&R nt  TBF   Nov-01-11 09:18 PM   #13 
  - wow, you are amazing and so is your boss...  CoffeeCat   Nov-01-11 09:20 PM   #14 
  - wow, thank you, I'll have to check with the new guy tomorrow  rustydog   Nov-01-11 09:29 PM   #17 
     - "He is America's future, we have to help it along sometimes."  Chorophyll   Nov-02-11 01:45 PM   # 
  - Damn. Made me cry. I love you, your wife & your boss.  Booster   Nov-01-11 09:26 PM   #15 
  - wow..this brought tears to my eyes  HipChick   Nov-01-11 09:28 PM   #16 
  - You may have just saved that baby from a horrible winter.  postulater   Nov-01-11 09:30 PM   #18 
  - Something similar happened to me this week.  Cleita   Nov-01-11 09:31 PM   #19 
  - Hero is a word too overused today. BUT you are my hero!  rustydog   Nov-01-11 09:51 PM   #29 
  - Had something similar a few years ago  Sherman A1   Nov-02-11 05:33 AM   #60 
  - You and Cleita are my new heroes  rustydog   Nov-02-11 08:40 PM   #145 
     - Not at all  Sherman A1   Nov-03-11 02:29 AM   #149 
  - What a nice story! Kudos to you and all who helped these folks.  classof56   Nov-02-11 10:26 AM   #100 
     - Thank you, my condolences with the loss of your sister  rustydog   Nov-02-11 08:16 PM   #141 
  - Rusty, the young man is likely to feel a sting to his pride. Be sure, when he looks at the floor  The Doctor.   Nov-01-11 09:31 PM   #20 
  - I know, this is awkward and uncomfortable for sure... but what do you do?  rustydog   Nov-01-11 09:42 PM   #25 
     - Make sure to tell him  Cal Carpenter   Nov-01-11 10:21 PM   #31 
     - Thank you, I like your approach! I will definitely say this  rustydog   Nov-01-11 10:26 PM   #32 
     - Thank you  Cal Carpenter   Nov-01-11 10:55 PM   #39 
        - Well said. (nt)  redqueen   Nov-02-11 10:06 AM   #97 
        - Damn right. /nt  Anatos   Nov-05-11 12:54 PM   #150 
     - Perfect. Thank you for sharing that. :) n/t  OneGrassRoot   Nov-02-11 06:12 AM   #66 
     - Who among us has not had to crash at a friend's place and take foodstamps...  SteveM   Nov-02-11 03:01 PM   #123 
     - Just tell him  cheri010353   Nov-01-11 10:27 PM   #33 
     - Here is a thought...What if he already helped someone...And this is his thanks  rustydog   Nov-01-11 10:28 PM   #34 
     - best response IMHO  aikoaiko   Nov-02-11 08:10 AM   #86 
     - I said exactly this to someone once  Thav   Nov-02-11 10:33 AM   #101 
     - I've been in that situation too many times.  The Doctor.   Nov-02-11 01:06 AM   #46 
     - Tell him simply that you guys were happy to help and that when he can, he can pay it forward.  Parker CA   Nov-02-11 02:02 AM   #51 
  - all I can say is - thank you  UpInArms   Nov-01-11 09:32 PM   #21 
  - I love you  wellstone dem   Nov-01-11 09:35 PM   #22 
  - No, you're right. No one should be homeless and hungry  Remember Me   Nov-01-11 09:39 PM   #23 
  - +1 --- they have worked very hard to make us fear the poor and homeless ...  defendandprotect   Nov-02-11 05:03 PM   #130 
  - *HUGE hugs*  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-01-11 09:41 PM   #24 
  - K&R! Thank you. And your boss.  jtuck004   Nov-01-11 09:44 PM   #26 
  - Rusty, you and your wife rock  Kennah   Nov-01-11 09:45 PM   #27 
  - You ARE an angel.  Lint Head   Nov-01-11 09:47 PM   #28 
  - Just one thing that concerns me  PotatoChip   Nov-01-11 10:01 PM   #30 
  - can you run for the Mayor of Fresno, CA ?  annm4peace   Nov-01-11 10:32 PM   #35 
  - This made my day! Thank you!  spooky3   Nov-01-11 10:37 PM   #36 
  - Even this crusty old radical's eyes started to water.  Scruffy1   Nov-01-11 10:47 PM   #37 
  - May God bless you, your boss, your house and your horse!  lonestarnot   Nov-01-11 10:54 PM   #38 
  - The best employee I ever had was in dire straights when I hired him.  Exultant Democracy   Nov-01-11 11:27 PM   #40 
  - Retired Ironworker  Go Vols   Nov-01-11 11:44 PM   #41 
  - So many who were in the military are in similar - or worse-  gateley   Nov-01-11 11:48 PM   #42 
  - Well, you are an incredible, wonderful person.  Zoeisright   Nov-01-11 11:48 PM   #43 
  - I live in Seattle and am an advocate for low income families  mntleo2   Nov-02-11 12:04 AM   #44 
  - To the Poster at the top.........  Left Coast2020   Nov-02-11 01:06 AM   #47 
  - no one should be sleeping in a car hungry in AMERICA god damn it.  JDPriestly   Nov-02-11 01:02 AM   #45 
  - Thank you for your kindness  Lunabelle   Nov-02-11 01:15 AM   #48 
  - Empathy is a beautiful, beautiful thing.  democrank   Nov-02-11 01:22 AM   #49 
  - wow. what a powerful story  RainDog   Nov-02-11 01:49 AM   #50 
  - Good on you, your boss and your wife..  Fumesucker   Nov-02-11 02:14 AM   #52 
  - Bless you, your wife and your boss.  Daphne08   Nov-02-11 02:30 AM   #53 
  - I wish I could use a year's worth of K&Rs on this and on all the beautiful responses  renate   Nov-02-11 02:35 AM   #54 
  - I love the three of you. n/t  Granny M   Nov-02-11 03:02 AM   #55 
  - K&R! Nice, rustydog.  Enthusiast   Nov-02-11 04:22 AM   #56 
  - kr  Norrin Radd   Nov-02-11 04:47 AM   #57 
  - You all did the right thing  DiverDave   Nov-02-11 05:31 AM   #58 
  - just when I'm about to give up on the humanity of people these days  SemperEadem   Nov-02-11 05:31 AM   #59 
  - gosh  ladyVet   Nov-02-11 05:47 AM   #61 
  - He was Air Force too! He looks 18, but has to be older.  rustydog   Nov-02-11 07:20 PM   #133 
  - Thanks for helping them.  cate94   Nov-02-11 05:52 AM   #62 
  - Herman Cain says," if you're poor and are not rich," "Blame yourself" to rapturous applause  Douglas Carpenter   Nov-02-11 05:54 AM   #63 
  - Good thing I type by feel cause I couldn't be replying otherwise  madokie   Nov-02-11 05:56 AM   #64 
  - As others here have said,...  Ferretherder   Nov-02-11 06:06 AM   #65 
  - HUGE K&R through tears!!! n/t  OneGrassRoot   Nov-02-11 06:13 AM   #67 
  - You all warmed my heart this cold morning; thanks for caring!  babylonsister   Nov-02-11 06:23 AM   #68 
  - You, your wife, and boss are good people. n/t  Sienna86   Nov-02-11 06:45 AM   #69 
  - Thanks for all You've done & for sharing this!  hue   Nov-02-11 06:53 AM   #70 
  - This is what makes you a bleeding heart liberal  liberal N proud   Nov-02-11 06:55 AM   #71 
  - A heart that doesn't bleed is a heart that isn't functioning.  HughBeaumont   Nov-02-11 07:42 AM   #75 
  - What you send out to the cosmos is what you get back.  Le Taz Hot   Nov-02-11 07:00 AM   #72 
  - Fuck! You just made me cry!  lunatica   Nov-02-11 07:05 AM   #73 
  - "no one should be sleeping in a car hungry in AMERICA god damn it."  Reader Rabbit   Nov-02-11 07:39 AM   #74 
  - I really hope this job brings them the stability they deserve.  mod mom   Nov-02-11 07:43 AM   #76 
  - If we can get him to his first paycheck, I think he will have a whole  rustydog   Nov-02-11 08:22 PM   #142 
  - *sob*  myrna minx   Nov-02-11 07:45 AM   #77 
  - This is like something out of The Grapes of Wrath, but with a happy ending.  leveymg   Nov-02-11 07:50 AM   #78 
  - Awwww. nt  BlueIris   Nov-02-11 07:53 AM   #79 
  - ditto...  WCGreen   Nov-02-11 07:55 AM   #81 
  - this made me cry  MrsBrady   Nov-02-11 07:55 AM   #80 
  - Thanks to all of you for doing something to help these people.  AllyCat   Nov-02-11 07:59 AM   #82 
  - Thanks for Posting. k and r  Stuart G   Nov-02-11 08:01 AM   #83 
  - Damn this economy and the greedy bastards that caused it.  Jamastiene   Nov-02-11 08:04 AM   #84 
  - make sure to give us an update....  MrsBrady   Nov-02-11 08:06 AM   #85 
  - K&R (n/t)  a2liberal   Nov-02-11 08:24 AM   #87 
  - Tears welled up over here as well  lsewpershad   Nov-02-11 08:41 AM   #88 
  - You, your wife and your boss all give me hope.  FourScore   Nov-02-11 08:41 AM   #89 
  - You speak for the good in all of us.  ooglymoogly   Nov-02-11 08:52 AM   #90 
  - Please thank your boss for our family  Missy Vixen   Nov-02-11 09:31 AM   #91 
  - What a sad and wonderful story.  muffin1   Nov-02-11 09:32 AM   #92 
  - Thanks for proving once again  DFW   Nov-02-11 09:54 AM   #94 
  - This is the result  femrap   Nov-02-11 09:55 AM   #95 
  - Totally agree  Beavker   Nov-02-11 10:08 AM   #98 
  - Thanks for being awesome.  redqueen   Nov-02-11 10:13 AM   #99 
  - Thank you.  JTFrog   Nov-02-11 10:58 AM   #102 
  - can't see through the tears  LittleGirl   Nov-02-11 11:08 AM   #103 
  - You and Your Boss and Your Wife are wonderful!!  Bryn   Nov-02-11 11:08 AM   #104 
  - You made an old man cry. Bless you for what y'all did for them. REC. nt  bertman   Nov-02-11 11:27 AM   #105 
  - Sure is dusty in here.  krispos42   Nov-02-11 12:28 PM   #106 
  - Thank you  mactime   Nov-02-11 12:37 PM   #107 
  - Shocking. Standard fare in corporate America would be to fire him right away.  DireStrike   Nov-02-11 12:40 PM   #108 
  - You, your boss, your wife-  Mother Of Four   Nov-02-11 01:36 PM   #111 
  - Angel Wings all around - you, wife, boss and this long-suffering family... n/t  radhika   Nov-02-11 01:41 PM   #112 
  - K&R. Good people. All of you. nt  Chorophyll   Nov-02-11 01:41 PM   #113 
  - Blessings on you, your boss, your wife  AikidoSoul   Nov-02-11 01:45 PM   #114 
  - That is wonderful. I once lived in a car with my two daughters and  jwirr   Nov-02-11 01:45 PM   #115 
  - K & R this. We all need a boost of positive energy and hope.  AikidoSoul   Nov-02-11 01:47 PM   #116 
  - Good for you!  hamsterjill   Nov-02-11 01:51 PM   #117 
  - You, your wife/family and your boss are all wonderful angels  mazzarro   Nov-02-11 01:51 PM   #118 
  - Thank you for your kindness...you made me cry n/t  jtown1123   Nov-02-11 01:58 PM   #120 
  - thanks!  Demonaut   Nov-02-11 02:24 PM   #121 
  - Kudos to you AND your wife. =') nt  AverageJoe90   Nov-02-11 02:47 PM   #122 
  - Compassion is strength. n/t  whatchamacallit   Nov-02-11 03:02 PM   #124 
  - K&R for a TRUE American!  RoccoR5955   Nov-02-11 03:05 PM   #125 
  - Beautiful story  Aerows   Nov-02-11 03:07 PM   #126 
  - Awesome!  earcandle   Nov-02-11 03:15 PM   #127 
  - Wonderful story -- about wonderful people!!! We need an angle in the White House -- !!!  defendandprotect   Nov-02-11 04:58 PM   #128 
  - You KICK ASS!  jorno67   Nov-02-11 05:00 PM   #129 
  - you and your wife are awesome  Skittles   Nov-02-11 06:04 PM   #131 
  - What a good story. Bless you and your boss.  santamargarita   Nov-02-11 06:52 PM   #132 
  - there is a follow up thread here (link)  Motown_Johnny   Nov-02-11 07:22 PM   #134 
  - k&r  Liberal_in_LA   Nov-02-11 07:23 PM   #135 
  - A good person you are. And so is your tough boss and your wife.  bluestate10   Nov-02-11 07:24 PM   #136 
  - Wow! K&R!  Rhiannon12866   Nov-02-11 07:47 PM   #137 
  - Happy 503rd Recommendation.  Fire Walk With Me   Nov-02-11 07:52 PM   #138 
  - It is an honor to share this planet with people like you Rustydog, what a wonderful and caring  louslobbs   Nov-02-11 07:57 PM   #139 
  - You, your wife and your boss are angels walking among us. nt  Sarah Ibarruri   Nov-02-11 08:16 PM   #140 
  - Kick and Recommend: Recommend: Recommend: Recommend  orbitalman   Nov-02-11 08:30 PM   #143 
  - this is so heartwrenching. i've read through this thread 3 or 4 times today..  frylock   Nov-02-11 08:30 PM   #144 
  - You're a MENSCH, rustydog  Canuckistanian   Nov-02-11 09:05 PM   #146 
  - HUGE K & R !!! - Thank You !!!  WillyT   Nov-02-11 09:06 PM   #147 
  - Hugs!  Catherine Vincent   Nov-02-11 09:11 PM   #148 
  - Blessed be  proud patriot   Nov-05-11 12:57 PM   #151 
  - A high-five for you Rusty Dog  fortyfeetunder   Nov-05-11 01:29 PM   #152 
  - Now THAT'S a Christmas story. Rec 519 or whatever.  trof   Nov-05-11 01:34 PM   #153 
 

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