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June 14, 2019
Kindness is Contagious: Jessy's Toy Box brings kindness to sick kids
Have you ever heard of a little boy named Jessy Haberman? Barb Haberman, a summer resident of Detroit Lakes, Minn., introduced me...
June 14, 2019 - 6:45am
June 7, 2019
Kindness is Contagious: Birthday kindness proves giving is better than receiving
I celebrated my birthday at the beginning of May by asking people for ideas of little acts of kindness I could do on my big day. It was fun hearing about all the ways people had celebrated their own birthdays in the past. My favorite ideas came from Pixie Neece, of Fargo, who gathered...
June 7, 2019 - 6:00am
May 31, 2019
Kindness is Contagious: Sometimes, kindness is a perfectly timed surprise
In case you haven’t heard (because I only mention it every 15 minutes or so), I won a car on “The Price is Right.” I wish everyone could have something happen in their lives that brings them the pure joy that this surreal experience brought me.
May 31, 2019 - 6:30am
May 24, 2019
Kindness is Contagious: Kindness sees what others avoid
My friend Heather died of cancer when we were 30. I remember walking through a deli with her when she was deep in the battle. I noticed how other people looked at her out of the corner of their eyes. When my friend noticed another woman wearing a scarf over a bald head, Heather marched...
May 24, 2019 - 10:10am
May 17, 2019
Kindness is Contagious: Kindness appears in a couple of envelopes, whether it's at a garage sale or in the frozen foods aisle
I know there are kind people all over the world, but there are certain things that come across my computer that leave me thinking, “That could only happen in North Dakota.” Or maybe it’s a small-town thing. I don’t really know, but isn’t it nice to hear that goodness still...
May 17, 2019 - 7:00am
May 10, 2019
Kindness is Contagious: Kindness makes English learner feel at home
When I was little, my mom taught English as a second language. Now in her 70s, she continues to teach. She has always had a heart for people...
May 10, 2019 - 7:00am
May 3, 2019
Kindness is Contagious: Bathroom doors are the perfect place for kindness
Be brave. Be kind. Be you. That’s what I’m trying to teach my kids. The message seems to get through to them at home, but the majority of...
May 3, 2019 - 8:30am
April 26, 2019
Kindness is Contagious: Yard signs spread kindness in the entire community
Did you know you can see the crime rate in your neighborhood? If you go online to Trulia, a home buying website, you can click a little button...
April 26, 2019 - 7:00am
April 17, 2019
Kindness is Contagious: Kindness wins the day at 'The Price is Right'
I tease my husband that being on "The Price is Right" was more fun than my wedding night. Luckily, my husband has a sense of humor.Back in February,...
April 17, 2019 - 1:59pm
April 1, 2019
Kindness is Contagious: Anonymous kindness matters greatly
My husband and I drove the 90 minutes to the cancer center with no idea what to expect. We knew they were going to confirm I had breast cancer,...
April 1, 2019 - 12:46pm
March 25, 2019
Kindness is Contagious: Kindness overflows during times of trouble, including during 1997 flood in Grand Forks
Shortly after we were married, my father gave Saul and me matching work boots. I remember being perplexed at the time. We didn’t live on a...
March 25, 2019 - 3:25pm
March 18, 2019
Kindness is Contagious: Kindness may be a matter of perspective
FARGO -- You know what’s better than one third-grade boy in the back seat of your car? Three third-grade boys in the back seat of your car....
March 18, 2019 - 3:21pm
March 11, 2019
Kindness is Contagious: Winter provides unique weather for kindness — and surprise Dairy Queen cakes
Are you sick of winter yet? I know. Stupid question. I’m in Ohio, so we’re seeing promises that spring will indeed arrive, but I remember...
March 11, 2019 - 3:16pm
March 8, 2019
Kindness is Contagious: Fargo family goes above the norm to extend kindness
My kids had a few special baby sitters when they were little, and Desiree Larson was one of them. We’ve moved away and the kids have gotten...
March 8, 2019 - 6:00am
February 27, 2019
Kindness is Contagious: True kindness allows for unlikely friendship
Would you rather have 100 casual acquaintances or one special friend? It’s a no-brainer, right? We all long to have someone special in our...
February 27, 2019 - 3:43pm