Bulls, Boys, and Blessings — small town

Waving the Month of May, part two.

Julia Jacobsen kindness rural small changes small town wave

Waving the Month of May, part two.

Did my attempt to wave at everyone I see in my small town move mountains? Nope, I noticed no mountains moved. Did it change something inside for me? Yes, I think it did and it goes back directly to the notion that you notice what you focus on.  I do in fact think people are waving more.  Does it have anything to do with me? It is rather unlikely but if it did that’s cool too.

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Waving the Month of May.

Julia Jacobsen friendly Harrington small town wave

Waving the Month of May.

When I arrive the room feels somber. I’m not sure what I walked in on but I can tell it feels heavy. The discussion is about our only bank in town  “temporarily closing” due to staffing issues at a nearby branch. There was little to no notice or communication so when people stopped by the bank they were greeted with a locked door and a sign describing the “temporary” closure.  In my head as I write this I’m using air quotes over the word “temporary”. It reeks of writing on the wall. That it won’t be temporary at all.

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