Man's Good Deed Saves Stranger's Vacation. Man’s Good Deed Saves Stranger’s Vacation When Brian Tapp found a wallet and passport by the side of the road, he rushed to the airport to make sure a total stranger could get on his flight.
By Kathryn Hawkins. Posted on September 30 2009 Brian Tapp, a 59-year-old florist from Sydney, Australia, had just been evicted from his shop. One morning last month, as he made a final trip to his flower shop to collect his possessions, he happened to spot a wallet and passport lying by the side of the road. Most people in his position would be too miserable to give a second thought to helping someone else out. “‘The first thing I noticed was that the owner of the passport was on a flight leaving at midday,” Tapp told the Sydney Morning Herald. The would-be traveler, Adam Morison, hadn’t realized that he’d lost his wallet and passport until he’d arrived at the airport, and was devastated by the mistake. When he pulled up, he found Tapp, “this angel with a beard,” he said. Liked this? Liked this? 21 Things Dads Do Better Than Moms. What Have The Holidays Become?
© Provided by Scary Mommy The music, the decorations, the sale ads — the holidays are already here, whether you’re ready or not.
Right now there are thousands — if not millions — of people out taking advantage of “Black Friday” deals, sales that started even before the turkey had cooled on the table. Like a lot of people, I sometimes find this time of year to be hard. Between the loss of family gatherings due to time and distance, the rampant and unnecessary consumerism, no holiday break, a dash of deep depression and a partridge in a pear tree, I would much rather just skip to January 2. There won’t be a big family meal, and come Christmas there won’t be many — if any — gifts.
I’ve never been bitter because we don’t have money for things, but I do get annoyed that others are so obsessed with those things. However, I get it. When that’s no longer an option, you learn a valuable lesson — be better, not bitter, and be thankful for all that you have. Then they show Christmas Day. Tegan - Crave. Northpole from Hallmark - Games, Activities and More. How to Find Fulfilling Work. By Maria Popova “If one wanted to crush and destroy a man entirely, to mete out to him the most terrible punishment,” wrote Dostoevsky, “all one would have to do would be to make him do work that was completely and utterly devoid of usefulness and meaning.”
Indeed, the quest to avoid work and make a living of doing what you love is a constant conundrum of modern life. In How to Find Fulfilling Work (public library) — the latest installment in The School of Life’s wonderful series reclaiming the traditional self-help genre as intelligent, non-self-helpy, yet immensely helpful guides to modern living, which previously gave us Philippa Perry’s How to Stay Sane and Alain de Botton’s How to Think More About Sex — philosopher Roman Krznaric (remember him?) Explores the roots of this contemporary quandary and guides us to its fruitful resolution: Never have so many people felt so unfulfilled in their career roles, and been so unsure what to do about it.
43 Simple Ways To Simplify Your Life. Post written by Sherri Kruger.
Follow me on Twitter. Simplicity. How can we make things simpler, more streamlined, or more efficient? Is this all just hype or is there actually something to this simplicity thing? Reducing complexity in my life has reduced stress, increased free time, and top priorities are actually top priorities. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.
Free Home Design Software and Interior Design Software - Autodesk Homestyler. Emergency cleaning: Unfuck your whole house in the shortest time possible. Self-Sufficient Living. Self-sufficient living is the ability and practice of providing for all of your own needs and the needs of your household without outside aid or resources.
It relies on a myriad of knowledge and skills, as well as a spirit of independence and motivation. Its attempt is certainly not for everyone, but those who choose it tend to be passionate about their reasons. "Freedom is the greatest fruit of self-sufficiency. " ~ Epicurus Reasons For Self-Sufficiency Here are the common reasons why a person may choose to live self-sufficiently: Preparedness: This is generally the main reason for self-sufficiency. How to Become Self-Sufficient There is no definitive guide on how to become self-sufficient. Career: Your job should be the first area you consider. True self-sufficiency may take decades to fully reach, but that's okay because self-sufficiency shouldn't be your real goal anyway.
The Problem with Self-Sufficient Living We are not islands unto ourselves. AwkwardFamilyPhotos.com. Genealogy, Family Trees & Family History Records at Ancestry.ca.