June 5, 2016
Hi, I’m Jim, and welcome to more encouragement and entertainment than you can shake a memory stick at! It’s June, so here here’s my Lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer issue:
Laziness is a virtue
Ah, those “lazy, hazy days of summer.” Time to laze in the hammock and ponder the importance of . . . well, lazing in the hammock.
Laziness, you see, is a vital virtue! Think about it over a tall glass of lemonade. Where would we be today without this important quality? “Necessity” is not the “mother of invention”! (Maybe a sister or a second-cousin, but not the mother.) Laziness is the mother of invention! [Continue reading]
Top ten clues a man should wear a shirt in summer
I have in my right hand, direct from the home office in hot and humid Corn Borer, Indiana, today’s category:
10. Take a tape measure. Drop it on the floor. If you can’t pick it up without bending your knees, put on a shirt.[Continue reading]
But wait, there’s more . . .
Cartoon of the week
Quips and quotations on summer
That awkward moment when you write a super long, heartfelt note in someone’s yearbook and they write “Have a Great Summer!!” Inspired by The Wonder Years
Being a child at home alone in the summer is a high-risk occupation. If you call your mother at work thirteen times an hour, she can hurt you. Erma Bombeck
A lot of parents pack up their troubles and send them off to summer camp. Raymond Duncan
If you are not barefoot, you’re overdressed!
One must maintain a little bit of summer, even in the middle of winter. Henry David Thoreau
It ain’t the heat, it’s the humility. Yogi Berra
It’s a sure sign of summer if the chair gets up when you do. Walter Winchell
I am Summer, come to lure you away from your computer. Come dance on my fresh grass, dig your toes into my beaches. Oriana Green
Read more quotations of hope and humor at Why? Over 1,000 Quotations on Life’s Most Difficult Questions.
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