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Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Friendship

Part of what I value most in a friend is a sense of humor. The ability to find humor in the most mundane things. A woman standing and waiting for a bus when a friend and I were on our way to see Bruce and that friend saying very seriously "She's devastated because she couldn't get tickets." That same friend when the waitress took her glass to be refilled saying "that woman over there has my lipstick on her straw". It's wicked kitty saying she doesn't mind running the vibrating sweeper at the office, with a wicked grin. It is laughing during a very serious meeting and trying not to let anyone see that you are laughing. It is remembering Bean in a taxi in NYC crying that she wanted to take the bus.....for an hour in the taxi in the rain. It's remembering Monkeyboy being sick in NYC, but wanting to ride the double decker bus and us having to get off and RUN to a bathroom for him. It's Mippy and I getting tipsy in Tavern on the Green and laughing when Monkeyboy took his shoes off and put his feet on the table. It was Monkeyboy at age 2 weeks urinating in the air, having it land in his eye and me laughing hysterically while Mippy screamed that she thought he might go blind. It's hearing Ginger laugh hysterically when Skipper said I had a Prince Valiant haircut. So, what makes you laugh the hardest? And what do you value most in a friend?

7 comments:

Sassysam said...

I am so awful. I laugh when people fall down. I was driving home in an ice storm and someone was running into their house from a mailbox holding an envelope in their hand, waving it madly...good news,I suppose. They fell on their walk and slid down to the mailbox, still waving the envelope. I laughed so hard I had to pull the car over. Fortunately, they weren't hurt. Well, at least they kept running to their front door, waving the envelope. Wonder what it was.

Jessica said...

I laughed when we were in a restaurant and a child in a highchair made a face when he ate something. Everyone at his table laughed as did we. He continued to make this really funny face everytime he took a bite, and when he discovered that people were laughing at him, he did it again and again. Kids are great at making us laugh and we were all laughing so hard there were tears all around.

SocialWorker2 said...

Being in a rainstorm with high winds and watching people dealing with the wind, hanging on to poles in gusts and watching umbrellas turn inside out.

tigger said...

loyalty and a sense of humor. To me a friend is someone you can tell anything to and they won't judge you.

Jen said...

A wig blowing off at the beach

ginger said...

Skipper makes me laugh a lot because he can just say a word wrong and it cracks me up. And then to see the look on his face like "What's so funny?"

Yes, we do have some good times and what is healthier than a good laugh.

wicked kitty said...

My friends have to have some essentials in their survival kit in order to endure my quirkiness and obsessions. Antihistamines in case they are allergic to cats, an omnipresent sense of humor to laugh at the world thru trying times and honesty to be able to tell me when I have gone over the top (or the edge as the case might be). I have to wonder at times what I provide for them, other than a headache?