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Having the time of my life—no green beer needed Bookmark and Share

This morning I donned my new green t-shirt with the smiley face with little consideration to today being St. Patrick’s Day.

I spent the morning at the playground with my daughter and a friend and her two kids, followed by grocery shopping and a stop at the pet store for cat food. After our errands, it seemed frozen yogurt was in order. As we spooned on toppings, I thought about what a sweet day it had been.

And then what should the radio overhead begin playing but “Come on Eileen” by Dexy’s Midnight Runners. Within the first four ...

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Not silly Bookmark and Share

I am not a silly person. Sometimes I can be funny—of the sarcastic variety. Once in a while I can be a bit goofy—after a couple of glasses of wine. In college I had an 18-month period of time in which I was REALLY fun—and really drunk. But silly? Never.

Silliness requires the ability to stop worrying about what others think and to just enjoy the hilarity of the moment. That’s why children are so good at it. Adults, at least this one, not so much.

In fact, I usually feel disdain for silly adults (and ...

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