Say Hello


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Say hello to your neighbor. 

I don’t care if you:

  • have agoraphobia,
  • are socially awkward,
  • are introverted,
  • are annoyed by my children,
  • suffer from a searing case of arm cramps after waving.


Suck It Up Buttercup
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It shouldn’t take nine months to greet a new neighbor (and it seems to me that takes a whole lot of work to avoid them for that long, but that’s another topic.)

If you haven’t greeted your new neighbor yet, I encourage you to do so today. However, common human decency obligates you to say hello to neighbors you see coming and going on a daily basis. You don’t have to like them, or say anything more than,



If that’s too hard, then at least wave.

It makes the world a better place.



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