Monday, February 27, 2006

Blogging Random Act of Kindness


Blogging Random Act of Kindness
Originally uploaded by lasassone.
Recently I was looking at pictures in the Flickr group called Corners of My Home and I made a comment about a picture of a cabinet that had been posted. The cabinet was the focus of the picture, but atop the cabinet were some cute miniature chairs that attracted me since I collect them. Another member also had mentioned in a comment that she was a collector of miniature chairs as well and I followed the links to her pictures. Her name is Kim and her blog is Little Somethings.

We eventually ended up emailing each other and compared collections. I had made a comment about a little chair she had in her picture that was like the little "modern" in this picture. She mentioned she had a duplicate she would like to send me.

My intention was to do a trade with her but when she sent me this HUGE box of other duplicates she found when she went looking, her address wasn't on the outside of the box!

So, you see, this wasn't QUITE a random act of kindness but we treated it as such.

Very shortly after receiving the little chairs I was reading another blog that I love called My house is cuter than yours and I discovered that the owner of that blog, Mary, collects salt & pepper shakers.

A lightbulb moment! I remembered I had the remains of my Mum's collection of Salt & Pepper shakers around here in a box somewhere. So, I took pictures of the many pairs left in the box and offered them up to Mary to pass the kindness on.

She received them last Saturday and today she blogged about it and posted a picture of her new treasures.

4 comments:

Kim Carney said...

I really really love that. Thanks!

Mike said...

cool site. very informative

Ken Kearney said...

Hi there! I noticed you liked 2 of my fav films..."Two For The Road" and "Somewhere In Time"...what are the odds of that?

Barb said...

I just received a package this week from someone (that I will post as soon as Picasa works for me again), and I'm working on gifts for three others. One of the great things about some bloggers is that they'll send stuff on a whim just like me. Too many people are uncomfortable with that, like there are strings attached. I just think it's fun.