Faith in humanity somewhat strengthened

May 14, 2009 at 4:17 pm 1 comment

I offered some seedlings on Freecycle. A lady just came to pick them up with her son, who wanted them for his school garden and who was very polite. (Oh dear, I appear to have inherited my mother’s quasi-idolatry of polite children.)

My faith in humanity is somewhat strengthened.

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Won’t somebody PLEASE think of the children???!!!! Holidays

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  • 1. GTM  |  May 26, 2009 at 6:46 pm

    Hurrah! there are some great smalls out there,like all things though it tends to be the horrors you hear most about :oS

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