Found someone on marktplaats (some kind of ebay) who was offering big boxes of food (waffles) for little money because the food was expiring in two weeks. Bought the food, donated it to the local food bank. They were happy about it. Hurrah!
To be honest... I should change the sentence about the Edammer cheese.
It was even worse: I kept the BIGGEST halve.
I give you this poem today!
I treated my friend on Mexican food,
she paid the cinema instead
I kissed my boyfriend intensly,
now the flu keeps him to bed
I gave him halve an Edammer cheese,
but kept the other halve
I bought my neighbour fake champagne,
but drank the most myself
I gave the children nature lessons
and wallowed in their applause
Then I visited my parents,
but didnít invite them to my house
How hard it is to give without
at least one selfish elementÖ
I give you all these poem,
and I hope it makes you all content.
To make the people smile,
that is the least that I can do,
of course I hope you all adore me now,
and Iíll be famous too. :-)
I gave a lecture today and many people were laughing and smiling because of it. Also many surprised faces... Such a nice reward.
Gosh, im putting a smile on a face everyday... ive learnt a smile can brighten somebody's day. so I make sure that I crack a joke to hear somebody laugh... how peaceful!
The funny thing is: everybody gave ME things, this week. A bar of chocolate, put in my mailbox by a friend, hot chicken soup made by my neighbour, a compliment made by my colleague, my boyfriend cooking a delicious breakfast, my boss doing his best to extend my contract...
And another thing: I now discover I already gave things away every day, but didn't realize it. Nature lessons, knowledge, jokes, comliments, a listening ear, funny emails, nice links to music or films, cups of coffee, a helping hand with the dishes... I would almost feel like a saint, if I didn't realize that other people to these things as well. And besides that, there's still so much more to do!
An hour ago, I asked one of my colleagues (age 65) who I happened to run into, if he -by any chance- wears cowboy-boots in his spare time. He said he didn't, already smiling a bit. Then he asked if I thought it might suit him, at which I replied: definitely! The smile became radiant, and we both continued on our way :)