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Forgotten Social Graces

I bought a Get Well card for a client yesterday.

After work on Friday I stopped by a client's house for dinner and to participate in their housewarming celebration.  I sold the house to them last month and I was quite surprised to see new hardwood floors and tile throughout most of the house.  The recently retired husband wanted a fixer and it was evident he was already fixing the flaws of the charming Old Spanish house.

The party was in full swing when I arrived.  I did not immediately see the host or hostess.  When I finally connected with the wife her first words were, "My husband is in the hospital."

"What happened?" I inquired.

"He fell off the ladder and broke his leg," she replied.  "He was putting in the last screw on the new water heater installation when he fell.  He insisted the party must go on."

So as we sat enjoying the delicious feast my buyer was in surgery.  I asked his wife to give him my best wishes for a speedy recovery, but I also took the time to shop for a card filled with a 'heal soon' message.  Cards may be considered Old School in this e-age, but do social graces ever go out of style?

I believe social media is here to stay, but that doesn't necessarily mean we should let all other forms of social graces fade away, does it?

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Norma Toering - Real Estate BrokerNorma Toering & Team
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