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Perma Smile

I took my car in to O’Reagan’s Perma-Shine this morning to get her a much needed cleaning out. It was something I had never done before, but knew that it could use a good cleaning after our road trip last month and just from having an adorable but shedable pup! So I dropped her off this morning and I went to pick her up after work.

I get there and the young girl tells me that my car’s not quite ready yet. So I sit and wait in the waiting area which is in plain view of the reception desk.

Thanks to having a smart phone on hand, I find the minutes ticking by quite fun and entertaining because I’ve got UberTwitter on my Blackberry! So I start throwing out random tweets about this and that, tweeting with Lynn, Tasha and Jaime and then I noticed that the young girl at the desk (who I also dealt with in the morning), still was barely showing a smile (same as the morning). I noticed it in the morning too, but I figured that since it was only 8:15a.m. I’d give her a bit of a break on not being all wide eyed and bushy tailed 😉

And then this is how it went down:

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All I had was a Bic pen and no post-it notes or paper of any kind. Then she tells me that my car is ready. So I go up to the desk, pay the bill and I grabbed one of their flyers. But instead of heading out the door, I sat back down in the waiting room, started fumbling with my 494834 bags that I always seem to have and scribbled down this:

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It wasn’t the prettiest note ever written, but it’s the thought that counts, right?!

I managed to get a shot of it and the people at Perma-Shine must have thought “what in the heck is this girl doing??” but I didn’t let that stop me because I knew that a short-lived awkward moment would far out-weigh the benefits of this note. Then I was out the door and then this is how it continued to go down on Twitter…

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Retweeting a beautiful note :-)

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More love being re-tweeted…

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And before ya know it, I’m BEEMING inside! The point was to make the young girl at Perma-Shine “shine” inside but as a consequence I hopped into my sparkling clean car and…

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Okay now I just realized that I mis-tweeted my last tweet @beautifulnote when it should have been @beautifulnoteS ! :-/

Anyway…the point is that it always feels good to make someone else feel good, so if you’re ever feeling kind of “meh” or “bla” or kind of blue, there is a majorly amazing consequence by leaving an Operation Beautiful note for a random stranger :-) I think I will forever remember how wonderful it felt to tell that scale outside of GNC at the Mall where to go! And I always kind of wondered who would have opened that menu at Sushi Nami that day that the Halibloggers got together after Bootycamp!

I know you’re all probably well aware of Operation Beautiful by now, but it never gets old for me :-)

Edit: Okay how freaky is this: Caitlin did a similar style post about tweeting with Jillian Michaels and I had no idea until now! Freeeeaky!!!!

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