Bastrop Kindness Rocks Project


Have you seen the painted rocks at the Community Garden? It’s right there on Main Street next to the Lumberyard Music Hall. This community effort has been going on for a year or so. Concept? Paint a rock with the intent to bring a smile to anyone who sees it. Something as simple as a rock that says “Party On, Dude!” can lift the spirits of others. It’s easy.  All you need is a rock, a pen or marker or paintbrush, imagination and a spirt of kindness! 

The Kindness Rocks garden is a take one, leave one or both! But you don’t have to just leave those awesome rocks in our garden. 

Leave them on the walking trails, in your neighbor’s garden, or in the park! Make a game out it and see how many you can find. In a world where you can be anything, Be Kind!

Kindness Rocks! All the time! Even with social distancing! A few nice words or happy pictures can mean more than you think.

If you would like to learn more about the kindness rocks project, you can visit for more information on the origins and where the project is now.


Terry Moore
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