“Why so serious?” in a world of “worlds”

This photo of my mom and me has been the inspiration for an inside joke/refrain in my relationship: "Why so serious?" In the past couple of weeks I've had several conversations with others about jokes, what's makes something funny, why people think some things are funny (even if they're not). There's nothing particularly special about … Continue reading “Why so serious?” in a world of “worlds”

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Where to Begin, with Friends

"If our goal is to get to know each other, why don't we just begin at the beginning?" What a farce.  The way to begin is rarely at the "start." We are already in the middle of so much. So much life. So much history. So much baggage. So much progress. There is so much … Continue reading Where to Begin, with Friends