laughter

Summer Special: Relearning How to Laugh

When did life get so serious?

Yesterday afternoon, I began to think about laughter. I realized that I have not had a good hearty dose of it lately. I laugh at myself often, but it is not one of those deep belly laughs, that might almost bring moisture to my eyes. As I pondered on this, I thought about the comedians of this generation. I admit, I am old school and that happens when you are born in the fifties. Maybe not for all.. Because of this thinking, I ran through a list of those that made me chuckle from past years.  Some would be considered corny, in this day and age. At this moment, I am thinking about Carol Burnett and her sidekick, Vicki Lawrence. I don’t find humor in much of what is promoted these days. Sigh…

A little more laughter, a little less worry, a little more kindness, and a little less hurry~ anonymous

  A joyful heart is good medicine, but a broken spirit dries the bones~ Proverbs 17:22

Laughter is the most beautiful and beneficial  therapy God ever granted humanity~ Chuck Swindoll

Life is worth living as long as there’s a laugh in it~ Lucy Maud Montgomery

 

mental health

Desperate Measures

I have had a great time setting up props for experimental photo shoots. I have to laugh at myself for the following. The title of this posts reveals the extent I went to for the look. I am not a painter but I have a desire and I have some of the necessary tools. You can laugh with me, if you’d like…

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Winter looms and for some it is no laughing matter. My heart goes out to all that are not seeing light on the horizon.. This time can test ones patience and as I have been experiencing a mental low and slight struggle, I realize that I am the one that has to take the steps to do those things that make my heart merry.. Letting my inner creativity come out to play makes my heart merry. Reading a good wholesome book makes my heart merry. Taking time to pray and mediate makes my heart merry. Letting go of what I have no control over will make my heart merrier… The four seasons will either bring out the best in us or the worst. That is life as each of us go through our own personal seasons. No one else can do it for us.. If we faint not we will reap so much. And as the spring flowers bloom, we will be right there amongst them, blooming and looking pretty good.

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Red Cutie

DSCN0439Good morning! I have a very short story about this car. VW’s are my dream cars. Prior to arriving at this destination on Thanksgiving Day, we had stopped at a restaurant at another location to have a cup of coffee. As we walked towards the door we saw this car drive by us. I noticed it and thought that I had missed a photo opportunity. Later we got here, to Silverfalls Lodge and got situated and went off to have our dinner. When we walked out of the building this cute bug was parked here. Now if it had, had my name on it, I would have known it was there for me. Lol!

DSCN0442 Well, it was there for me to take its picture. Anyway I lingered a bit as I took pictures in the rain. It was fun and whom among us does not need a little fun once in a while… (:

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