If ever there was a day when I wondered if a career in misanthropy would have been the smarter choice today would be that day.
Now I could tell you the sad and sordid tale about why I thought about whether I could effectively change someone’s attitude by slapping them silly and or slipping a butter knife between their ribs but that would make you question my sanity and why would I want to do that.
I’d rather send you over to read about my battle with Santa Claus and the drunk clown onÂ It Should Have Been On YouTube.
Or better yet you can listen to the podcast below and hear my recollection of tales of being a father and uncle and the funny questions children ask.
Some People Take Blogging Too Seriously
When I first posted that podcast I got a comment about it being strange and an email saying I laughed too much and that blogging should be serious.
I may have suggested he was a man in dire need of a plumbing adjustment or given some other cheerful response, but I don’t really remember.
What I do know for certain is that today has sucked and if you don’t have fun you won’t last as a blogger. I am also confident in saying that bad days require copious amounts of humor so I am taking my own prescription.
It is also one I have prescribed for my 14 year-old son and his moody teenage blues.
Most of the time that dear lad of mine is a happy-go-lucky fellow, but the normal rigors of middle schoolÂ magicÂ sometimes drag him down.
We have dealt with bullying, too much homework and an assortment of other issues so I am ready for some peace.
But something tells me hormones and puberty are going to impact that.
Did I mention the joy of his almost 11 going on 30 year-old sister discovering that he has hair all over?
That was one time I sided with him about the need for her to knock and wait for a response before entering.
Anyhoo since there are boundaries in blogging we’ll leave that as it is and focus upon more interesting topics such as is there is limit to human stupidity.
Sadly I think I agree with Einstein.