It wasn't much, but it seemed to make the sales lady's day when I bought her a candy bar. I was trying to decide whether to cheat a bit and eat a candy bar as I hadn't had lunch and wouldn't be able to eat until dinner (yes, that's called bad decision making, poor choice, major justification... whatever!). I made a joke with the check-out person about which one to get and she said it didn't matter as long as I got her a Snickers bar.
So I did.
She thought I was getting it for myself until I handed it to her.
She lit up like a Christmas tree. We talked a bit and she told me about how she would at times pull a dollar or some change out of her pocket when someone came up a bit short on something they seemed to really need or want.
See, random cheer comes back to you! Do something nice for someone today.
I like the idea of sending cards with nice little sayings in them. Just perks me up when I get one from someone, especially when there's no particular reason for getting it...
Let us know if you've done something nice for someone.