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Dee Luther February 18, 2014 at 01:05 PM
I feel the same way as the author of this comment. Unfortunately, the world seldom recognizesRead Morecommon courtesies anymore. I was born & raised in Philadelphia & Glenside, repectively, and now live in New Hampshire. While I still cringe at the lack of courtesy I observe, we lead by example & unless the offender(s) are family, leading by example is the most WE can do. I must admit I will say 'you're welcome' to anyone who hasn't said 'thank you' for a courtesy performed by me, hoping they will learn to thank everyone who is courteous. I will also respond with a 'thank you, you are very kind' when a courtesy is extended to me, particularly by a young person, to encourage the positive effect felt by all of us when we ARE courteous. Hopefully, it will strike a chord with people, just as people's good behavior rubs off onto me. Gosh, between my Mother & the Nuns at School, poor manners didn't stand a chance during my childhood but the World 'is what it is'. Whether bad behavior is based on ignorance regarding a person's class or race or nationality or beliefs, one's lack of courtesy is unacceptable. It truly does' take a village' to educate us. It is up to us all to teach and to learn from each other. If that doesn't work after a few attempts, we can move on to the next opportunity. That is, I think, the most we can do.
Cynthia Bradley January 28, 2014 at 07:21 PM
I think you said it pretty kindly. I, too, have noticed more, for lack of better words,Read More"outsid e stuff". I write a Patch Blog "Mt. Airy Musings" which deals with my own personal musings, while living my life in Mt. Airy and I enjoy reading other's blogs and comments. I tell friends and family to read "me". But, I actually wonder how many people know about the opportunity to speak out in this forum. That said, thanks for the reminder that this is supposed to be local and I hope we can retain that flavor.
Harvey January 17, 2014 at 08:42 AM
What a great way to raise money. We know our school needs all the help it can get, and this is soRead Moreea sy!