According to one study, adults laugh—on average—seventeen times a day. Pre-school children, on the other hand, can laugh up to 300 times a day.
That discrepancy becomes even more pronounced at this time of the year. With only one week to go before Christmas, many of us are scrambling to buy gifts, finish decorating, plan and prepare that special meal, and a host of other activities on a never-ending To-Do list.
Continue reading on the Sisterhood of Suspense blog.
On Wednesdays, I share posts, fables, songs, poems, quotations, TEDx Talks, cartoons, and books that have inspired and motivated me on my writing journey. I hope these posts will give writers, artists, and other creatives a mid-week boost.
I love Zen stories…here’s another one of my favorites:
One day a young Buddhist on his journey home came to the banks of a wide river. Staring hopelessly at the great obstacle in front of him, he pondered for hours on just how to cross such a wide barrier.
Just as he was about to give up his pursuit to continue his journey he saw a great teacher on the other side of the river. The young Buddhist yells over to the teacher, “Oh wise one, can you tell me how to get to the other side of this river”?
The teacher ponders for a moment looks up and down the river and yells back, “My son, you are on the other side.”
Source: Zen Stories
Q: Why are Tree Huggers bad at playing cards?
A: They like to avoid the flush.
Q: What did Obi Wan Kenobi say to the tree?
A: May the Forest be with you.
Q: Why did the leaf go to the doctor?
A: It was feeling green!
Q: What did the Tree Hugging hottie say to the guy in the SUV?
A: “Turning off your Engine, gets my motor humming.”
Q: How many climate skeptics does it take to change a light bulb?
A: None. It’s too early to say if the light bulb needs changing.
Q: How do oil companies deal with oil spills?
A: Slick lawyers.
Q: Why did the dog bury himself in the back yard on Earth Day?
A: Cause you can’t grow a tree without bark.
Q: How do trees get on the Internet?
A: They log in.
Happy Earth Day!