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Spreading the good news about our neighbors

Every day one picks up a paper, (or clicks open the local news source for many of us) only to be greeted with atrocities and sadness of a world gone awry.

But not all is wrong in our world, as I am reminded over and over again. Take today, for instance.

Since my latest listing had sold with no contingencies, I didn't have an open house scheduled, so my husband and I were able to join a guided walk in San Francisco with the Friends of the Urban Forest, about which I had written before. It was great--I'll give you a summary later on.

But my good-news story happened after that walk, as we were walking across San Francisco and back home.

Cafe Reverie, SFIn the Cole Valley neighborhood, near the UCSF Medical Center, is a little neighborhood coffee shop where my husband had not yet been, the Cafe Reverie. We stopped in for lunch on this HOT (for San Francisco, 85° is HOT) day. After lunch, we left on our way that would lead us across the Panhandle of Golden Gate Park, up near Laurel Heights, along the ridge of Presidio and Pacific Heights, and then home.

We were about 15 minutes from home when I finally realized I had left my purse hanging on the chair of the cafe. I whipped out my phone (luckily it was in my water bottle holder) asked Google for the phone number, and called the cafe. After I identified my purse, I was told they had it secure, waiting for me.

I love my neighbors and the neighborhoods of San Francisco.

Yes, bad things happen, but so do good things. It was a pleasure to write my Yelp! review -- and this blog post.

\Cafe Reverie Yelp! Review

--- Come for a visit; Stay for a lifetime!

Lottie Kendall, Realtor®

Compass

CA DRE#10215160; 650-465-4547

Lottie@LottieKendall.com

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Comment balloon 13 commentsLottie Kendall • October 05 2014 07:27PM

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Lottie, Thank goodness for the good people and the good that they do. If anyone deserves to be the recipient of paying it forward and a good deed ... it is YOU. 

Posted by Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist, Probate Real Estate (KD Realty - 408.972.1822) about 6 years ago

Kathleen Daniels if you haven't yet explored the Cole Valley neighborhood, you and your son should - lots of nice shops, a good vibe -- and of course, my now-favorite lunch/coffee spot there, Cafe Reverie.

Posted by Lottie Kendall, Helping make your real estate dreams a reality (Compass) about 6 years ago

Good morning Lottie. We took a number of long walks in SF when we were there a couple of different times. Also did a lot of running once, as I was preparing for a marathon. Beautiful city.

Make it a great week!

Posted by Joe Petrowsky, Your Mortgage Consultant for Life (Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709) about 6 years ago

Nice.....it's great to read a "feel good" story for a change and about the honesty and integrity of some people.

Posted by Roger D. Mucci, Lets shake things up at your home today! (Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092) about 6 years ago

Hello Joe Petrowsky I always enjoying hearing that others like SF, too! This is a great city in which to walk and run.

Hi Roger D. Mucci - I sure prefer starting and ending the day with good news. There are lots of good people around.

Posted by Lottie Kendall, Helping make your real estate dreams a reality (Compass) about 6 years ago

Lottie, you do have good karma around you, and thankfully your purse was safe!    I left my purse in a buggie in the grocery store parking lot once, and it was taken to customer service.   It does renew your faith!   

Posted by Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time (House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373) about 6 years ago

Joan Cox - I don't believe our experiences are unique -- there's more good than bad out there, we just have to open our eyes and appreciate it!

Posted by Lottie Kendall, Helping make your real estate dreams a reality (Compass) about 6 years ago

Good news doesn't sell (even though it should) and I'm glad to see you are making a difference in San Francisco. You just picked up another follower my friend!

Posted by Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS, South Puget Sound Washington Agent/Broker! (Fathom Realty Washington LLC) about 6 years ago

Hi Paul Henderson - I really am a strong proponent  of sharing good news. I'm glad you agree, and I'm flattered you are following my posts!

Posted by Lottie Kendall, Helping make your real estate dreams a reality (Compass) about 6 years ago

Lottie~ It's wonderful to know that good things happen in the world too!

Posted by Donna Foerster, Metro Denver Real Estate Assistant (HomeSmart Realty Group) about 6 years ago

More good than bad Donna Foerster - big cities and little towns and everywhere in between.

Posted by Lottie Kendall, Helping make your real estate dreams a reality (Compass) about 6 years ago

Lottie, so nice to see you take the time to acknowledge their behavior.  I truly believe when we all start talking about the wonderful people in the world, it raises the bar for behavior.

Posted by Anna Hatridge, Missouri Realtor with R Gilliam Real Estate LLC (R Gilliam Real Estate LLC) about 6 years ago

I'm with you, Anna Hatridge - focus on what we want to see, thank people for the nice things they do. You can be sure I also smile and acknowledge drivers who calmly wait for me to cross the street - a big issue here.

Posted by Lottie Kendall, Helping make your real estate dreams a reality (Compass) about 6 years ago

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