I’ve come to believe humor may be the best way to dismantle an overgrown ego. What bully do you know or have encountered who can stand to be mocked, laughed at or discounted by the jab of a joke? Most people who have a habit of pushing people around and belittling them are ill-equipped to… Continue reading Power of Humor
The question was recently posed, what do we cherish? It came after a speaker encouraged his audience to be grateful for all things we have in our life, and to cherish each day and each moment. As we went around our virtual circle on Zoom, each individual described what they most cherished, what they treasured… Continue reading What Do We Cherish?
Recently someone asked me to name three things I can’t go without. I quickly answered: Humor/Laughter Writing Ice tea Humor is a basic need of mine. I grew up with a lot of laughter in our household. My dad was a funny, funny man who told corny jokes that made us all laugh, even if… Continue reading My Three Needs
A young man was walking through a supermarket to pick up a few things when he noticed an old lady following him around. Thinking nothing of it, he ignored her and continued on. Finally he went to the checkout line, but she got in front of him. “Pardon me,” she said, “I’m sorry if my…
This week’s Friendly Fill-Ins Week 6 beginnings and my responses are shown below. Join the fun each week at the blog shown below. The best brand of anything seldom has to do with its packaging. I refuse to buy ripe, ripe bananas. I want them green so I can age into them. I am inspired by laughter. I love… Continue reading Friendly Fill-Ins Week 6
I hear the 2 little girls across the street playing in their backyard, innocently giggling not knowing anyone is listening. And I wonder,” when did I quit giggling?” Was I 5? No, I remember climbing atop our garage to catch my older sister smoking when I was 5. I thought it was funny when I saw her inhale… Continue reading Where Did My Giggles Go?
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I like to laugh. I’m guessing you do, too. So let’s talk about Henry. The great Henry Youngman, that is. The man sure knew a thing or two about comedy. Without further ado, presenting five of his epically awesome one-liners: (Smart man. His style was nothing short of admirable.) (Spunky…
I just learned of a website dedicated to letters written to your future self called Future Me, and the concept sounds promising. (https://www.futureme.org/what) What would you say to the you 15 years in the future? Hope you are alive and well. Hope you are in good health. Hope you can remember who you were 15 years… Continue reading Dear Self…15 Years From Now