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Oh, Canada (Original Post) bigtree Nov 2023 OP
I regret that I have but one rec to give this post rurallib Nov 2023 #1
Yes, but now, on DU4, I can rec your post. n/t. NNadir Nov 2023 #4
Oh wow! mountain grammy Nov 2023 #2
ohm myyy. AllaN01Bear Nov 2023 #3
Okay, who's chopping onions near my chair? AllyCat Nov 2023 #5
Excellent BigOleDummy Nov 2023 #6
This town is just north of our families cabin Javaman Nov 2023 #7
Oh Canada OldSWODog Nov 2023 #8
Welcome to our DU family. The rec button is at the bottom niyad Nov 2023 #15
thanks OldSWODog Nov 2023 #18
Awesome, what a good idea. republianmushroom Nov 2023 #9
💕🌈💕🌈💕🌈💕🌈💕 Hekate Nov 2023 #10
This is what we are supposed to do. Everywhere. Evolve Dammit Nov 2023 #11
This is how it starts, people. This is how they get you. They're trying to make us all Canucks! Hermit-The-Prog Nov 2023 #12
That gives me hope in the goodness of human kind wendyb-NC Nov 2023 #13
Pretty damned cool, eh? nt GiqueCee Nov 2023 #14
Damn, it is dusty in here! niyad Nov 2023 #16
I would often buy "portable" food from a grocery store for people panhandling outside a grocery store. BobTheSubgenius Nov 2023 #17

mountain grammy

(26,619 posts)
2. Oh wow!
Fri Nov 17, 2023, 06:58 PM
Nov 2023

kind of makes me cry.. a few years ago (before covid) we ate at a restaurant and they had a wall like this.. I asked the server and he said if you want to you can add something to your order for the wall. We did a sandwich and a shake, great idea!


(2,270 posts)
6. Excellent
Fri Nov 17, 2023, 08:20 PM
Nov 2023

I wonder why Canadians and Americans can be so different? While we have ..... pockets of niceness they seem to be nearly universally so.


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7. This town is just north of our families cabin
Fri Nov 17, 2023, 08:23 PM
Nov 2023

The people in this area of Canada are some of the nicest and kindest people I have ever met.

This doesn’t surprise me in the least. It’s such a beautiful part of Canada too.

This story makes me miss that area so much


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8. Oh Canada
Fri Nov 17, 2023, 08:51 PM
Nov 2023

This is what happens in a civilized society...well done, Bigtree, well done to you and your compatriots.

Regrets, I haven't figured out how to recommend. Cheers.


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18. thanks
Sat Nov 18, 2023, 03:44 PM
Nov 2023

Niyad, greetings...thanks for the assist (Big yellow button...glad I'm not a snake farmer)...cheers, OSD


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17. I would often buy "portable" food from a grocery store for people panhandling outside a grocery store.
Sat Nov 18, 2023, 01:35 PM
Nov 2023

It seemed more personal than just tossing cash into their hat. ($5 was my usual if I that was the only option, because I'm on a pension, and it's NOT generous.) Especially in colder weather, I'd include something hot if the store had a deli counter.

Credit Where Credit Is Due: Despite making what a reviewer astutely characterized as "wimp metal," Jon Bon Jovi is a decent human being. He has a restaurant where you pay what you think the meal is worth, including nothing, if nothing is what you have.

I still don't like that band's output, but my estimation of him went WAY up when I saw this.

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