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what ever happened to   Quilting Swaps - Unsewn

Started Sep-21 by latterberry; 563 views.
Pamjr

From: Pamjr

Sep-23

I think it's just common curtsey  to hold the door for the next person. I do it for men or woman. I will say when a young woman rushed back to open the door for me , when I went to pick up pizza, I thought I must look pretty bad. I looked in the car mirror when I got back in the car. LOL

If I'm the first one to the door, I open it and hold it for who ever is behind me. If I see someone coming out, pushing a stroller or with their hands full, I open it for them to come out. If there is a man behind me, they are usually surprised. I just say, "I'm sure you have opened the door a million times for others." It's like letting someone merge into traffic on the freeway. I not gong to speed up so you can't get in. I'm going to slow a tad, let you in and keep the traffic moving. Then the next time you'll feel like doing the same.  I think driving is stressful enough. I worked for 35 years and was always in a hurry, always running behind. I retired and now don't have that stress anymore. 

judyinohio

From: judyinohio

Sep-23

latterberry said:

so I've had to ask another shopper.

I've lost track of the times I have had to ask another shopper to reach for something up on a high shelf for me at a "big box store".  There's a problem at the wild bird seed department at our Meijer's store where my favorite seed is on the shelf nearest the ceiling (LOL) and I'm forever at the end of the aisle trying to waylay some tall person to get it down for me.  ("Excuse me, may I borrow your husband for a minute ... " is my usual question when a couple is going by.)

My own husband's bad back makes him too feeble to shop with me.

tuckyquilter

From: tuckyquilter

Sep-26

Millenials think the world owes them, and they won't lift a hand for anyone. They're the GIVE ME THE FREE stuff crowd too.  

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