A Mayday Tradition...

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Real Estate Agent with Edina Realty

flowersOn May 1st every year I have taken time to revisit a childhood memory. In the little white house across the street was the sweetest old lady that you ever did see. For some reason on Mayday we found it great fun to pack up little paper cups with goodies and hang them on her door. Part of the fun was ringing the bell and running away before we were caught.

Unfortunately, I think that we were caught just about every year. Little old lady next door would open the door and yelp a ditty at us and make us run all the faster. It was one of the best games we ever played.

I couldn't visit everyone that I loved today to leave behind a little sunshine, but we did drop by a few. Nothing like teaching the kids to share a smile for a great reason!

If you didn't happen to have a Mayday basket waiting for you today let this be yours. May your May be filled with sunshine and happiness. May your may be filled with pleasant surprises. And, may your May be filled with some spark and sizzle!

And, if you have a great Mayday story... I'd love to hear it.

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Joni Bailey
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I love to stop by your blog and get my daily hug. You are a ray of sunshine, spreading love whereever you go. Even across the internet. Thanks! ♥

May 01, 2012 01:41 PM #1
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Lindsey Hasford
Edina Realty - Elk River, MN
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Joni! :) It's the only way I know how to be!

May 01, 2012 01:43 PM #2
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Michael S. Bolton
Michael S. Bolton,Inc. - Zimmerman, MN
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Lindsey~We used to call that game "ding dong ditch." I think it's great that you are teaching your kids the value of giving.

Have an AWESOME evening!

 

May 01, 2012 02:26 PM #3
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Ron Marshall
Marshall Enterprises - Saint Michael, MN
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I know someone who used to do that.   Times have certainly changed, haven't they?

May 02, 2012 05:54 AM #4
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Don Sabinske
Don Sabinske, Sabinske & Associates Inc. - Zimmerman, MN
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Charming story, but I can't imagine kids doing that kind of thing today.

May 02, 2012 07:11 AM #5
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