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Get to know your neighbors.

It’s Friendship Friday! This is the day to focus on giving back or paying it forward.

So I have to ask you…do you know your neighbors? Do you want to?

This was mentioned as a friend pulled up in my driveway. “It’s different in your neighborhood. No one seems to talk to each other.” I am surrounded by renters instead of owners so my neighborhood is generally a little stand-offish. Every 2-3 months I get a new neighbor. And while I try to be friendly it is just not the same as someone who owns and lives next door for years.

While I don’t have close neighbors that live nearby I have great neighbors in town. I have great friends that I can call on. It is amazing how a friend can help so much more than a fence can. Instead of building a wall talk about what’s happening down the block. There might be a reason for something happening or maybe what is a big deal to you isn’t to someone else. It’s amazing what connection can do to help with life. So don’t be afraid to reach out. Create a card with something baked. Valentine’s Day is coming up. Use the holiday as an excuse to reach out.

“DO NOT PROTECT YOURSELF BY A FENCE, BUT RATHER BY YOUR FRIENDS.”-CZECH. PROVERB

Happy Crafting!

With inky fingers,

Joni 🙂

Published by stampingwithjoni

I am a Stampin' Up! Independent Demonstrator and I love what I do in helping you to create. Please leave comments and happy crafting!

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