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The two kids next door !!!
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Alberta Mike    Posted 11-20-2001 at 15:27:00       [Reply]  [Send Email]
You probably think I'm gonna tell you about the crazies next door but this is different. We've got a young family next door, parents in their early 40's with a couple of boys, one in grade 8 and the other in grade 11. Nicest kids you ever want to meet. Both Matt and Steven are polite, talk to adults, come over and visit with me and the wife, call us Mr. and Mrs. and often bring their friends into the yard for visits too. When I fix up something for them (welding, etc.) you'd think I gave them a cheque for $1000 they're so grateful. Now, I'm not saying that they never bother a guy a bit what with this and that happening around the neighbourhood, but I wouldn't trade these two guys for anybody. Just plain, nice kids who respect adults (and get a lot of respect back). So, let's not forget that there are a ton of young people out there that are good citizens and never seem to get enough credit.

Richard    Posted 11-21-2001 at 20:27:28       [Reply]  [Send Email]
I have great neighbor kids also. They respect me and I treat them accordingly. Since they live on each side of me, they of course cross over daily to play at each others place. I finally installed a walk through gate so I didn't have to tighten loose barb wire any more. Of courseI've become great friends with their parents. A helpful neighbor is great when there is a two man job to be done. We frequently help each other with projects.

Fred Tx    Posted 11-21-2001 at 12:18:03       [Reply]  [No Email]
OK now. Whats the least you'll take for the place and keep in mind that its been used and that is a deduct.

Fred Tx    Posted 11-21-2001 at 12:21:31       [Reply]  [No Email]
This one belongs below to The wife don't want to live in the country.

Fred Tx    Posted 11-21-2001 at 12:08:53       [Reply]  [No Email]
While at our annual Thanksgiving dinner at church the other evening, I could not help but notice the two long tables of teenagers age 15 & up quietly eating and discussing whatever teenagers discuss. What a neat bunch of young adults and I am so thankful for them.

ShepFL    Posted 11-21-2001 at 08:55:27       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Alberta Mike -
Thanks for the words of encouragement. I am raising my two boys with the same discipline, courtesy and respect. I can only hope that others will think of them as fondly. I will be printing your post today to share over THANKSGIVING supper.

I feel it is good to let them know that there is hope at the end of the tunnel and they are not the ONLY kids in the world that have to use manners, be respectful and courteous.

Make sure to thank those boys for their courtesy - I know my boys "eat it up" when they are recognized by adults other than my wife, myself and family for their courtesy.


bob    Posted 11-20-2001 at 17:20:10       [Reply]  [No Email]
for most part young kids are more polite than sonme older generation if car trouble young ones will help i take great pride in our young kids too one bad apple in this case doesn,t ruin the whole sack keep it up kids we,re proud of you and you are our future

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