Monday, March 22, 2010

National Goof Off Day

Last week a friend said, “You’re so damned philosophical lately that it makes my head hurt!” I think it was her way of saying, “Lighten up, Woman!” And, yes, I’ve been deep in my head lately. I fake no impunity. Much like that little Ikea car in the old commercials, I’ve had all kinds of thoughts and ideas stacked on my mind (ooooh… hey… that gives me an idea!).

As I was trying to wake up this morning, waiting for the first jolt of caffeine to kick in and watching the news, the traffic advisor guy reminded everyone that today is National Goof Off Day. Well, who am I to deny anyone a holiday! Celebrate as you see fit. In that light, I give you ten of my favorite fun-filled quotes…

If variety is the spice of life, I’m over-seasoned.
~Paul Rodriguez

Whenever a big white man picks up a banjo, my cheeks tighten.
~Robin Williams

Life should be a little nuts. Otherwise it’s just a bunch of Thursdays… y’know… strung together.
~Rumor Has It

What is poetry
Why are there wars
Is there a God
Why are there hairs in the nose
Only the final Question
Answers all others
~Aram Boyajian, The Hairs In My Nose

Timing has a lot to do with the outcome of a raindance.

If you’re going to do something tonight that you’ll be sorry for in the morning… sleep late!
~Henny Youngman

You have to be tolerant toward anyone who carries one of those “you-know-whats” stuck on his body. It’s sort of a parasite. It has a kind of life of its own.”
~Theodore Sturgeon, Godbody

Make love in the microwave. Think of all the time you’ll save.
~Carly Simon

Before you criticize someone, you should walk a mile in their shoes. That way, when you criticize them, you’re a mile away and you have their shoes.

Leader of the Lemmings: Follow Me! Today is a good day to dive!
~John P. Johnson

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