I heard a quote the other day and i'm not sure where its from but the words definitely resinated with me.
"Be kind first, you have all the time in the world to be mean. If you are kind first people will see you as genuine. If you are mean first your kindness will never be taken seriously."
After this random interaction I am now saving money, in the possession of a much needed textbook, and I made a new friend. Easily one can slip into the ride New Yorker stereo-type, but there are good people out there.
Stay friendly loves. xoxo