Friday, September 02, 2011


I visited an old colleague's blog today.  What I noted was that his was more whimsical.  By that I don't mean silly.  It was serious.  But it wasn't so opinionated as mine, not so dead-handed.

We could all use some whimsy.  I'm going to get off the computer and make fried okra and fried green tomatoes and brownies to go with the pinto beans and cornbread.  That's not so much whimsical as desirable. 

As my colleague, Jerry Drye, a humor scholar says, Laughter is a necessity, not a luxury.

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