Celebrating a Year

August 16, 2010

with 6 comments

Humor is in the eye, or ear, of the beholder. Is this picture funny? I think so, but you might just think it’s dumb. Is a comedian, movie, book funny?– well, it depends. I was happy when I could finally make a joke in Portuguese (not tell a joke, just make a humorous comment in conversation) because it indicated that I was getting into the Rio mindset. We love people who share our sense of humor, and it’s disconcerting to be the only one laughing out loud in a theater. Our sense of humor guides us through dark times too, when laughing at our foibles is often the best way to recover and move on. So have yourself a laugh today, preferably at something you weren’t expecting to be funny. But don’t spend time trying to figure out my pic. Humor is an instinct– if it doesn’t snatch a laugh at first glance it’s not going to.

Written by mairmusic

August 17, 2010 at 9:43 am

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  1. they seem to have him cornered…there is a lot of humor to be had if one will look…hope you have a wonderful day!

    brian

    August 17, 2010 at 1:06 pm

    • you too– see you tomorrow for oneshot!

      mairmusic

      August 17, 2010 at 1:20 pm

  2. hehe.. this looked like a serious and stern mom-dad pair with a colorful cheery kid with them!

    Oh yea.. a sense of humor is an ABSOLUTE must! And even more so in this day and age… :)

    Many hugs to you, M…
    And for spreading this lovely cheer, I have some Friendship awards for you… :) (many hugs)

    Kavita

    August 17, 2010 at 2:34 pm

    • many thanks! looks like I need an awards post soon…

      mairmusic

      August 17, 2010 at 3:42 pm

  3. I loved this!!! Awesome post and thanks for making me smile :) :) :) x

    buttercup600

    August 17, 2010 at 4:17 pm

    • You are so welcome! I knew you would get it!

      mairmusic

      August 17, 2010 at 4:25 pm


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