only with laughter can you win

i think folks should carry bright umbrellas in the rain...
to smile into the sullen sun and make it glad again.
FaceTime with SusieLou tonight.  She asked why I don’t have a widow’s peak and I quickly said, “because you’re the evil twin”. Everybody’s got jokes. #mirrorimageidenticals #twinship

FaceTime with SusieLou tonight. She asked why I don’t have a widow’s peak and I quickly said, “because you’re the evil twin”. Everybody’s got jokes. #mirrorimageidenticals #twinship

Last night’s lunar eclipse from my sidewalk. #nofilter #dontletmeintothisyearwithanemptyheart

Last night’s lunar eclipse from my sidewalk. #nofilter #dontletmeintothisyearwithanemptyheart

BBQ breakfast with kindreds. So excited! #notvegan #dontletmeintothisyearwithanemptyheart  (at Micklethwait Craft Meats)

BBQ breakfast with kindreds. So excited! #notvegan #dontletmeintothisyearwithanemptyheart (at Micklethwait Craft Meats)

Wherein my identical brought homemade signs to pick me up from the airport. Circa last Saturday.  #throwalittlewaysbackthursday #dontletmeintothisyearwithanemptyheart

Wherein my identical brought homemade signs to pick me up from the airport. Circa last Saturday. #throwalittlewaysbackthursday #dontletmeintothisyearwithanemptyheart

And Susanna made a runner out of Barrett! PRs all around. #threecheersforpersonalgrowth

And Susanna made a runner out of Barrett! PRs all around. #threecheersforpersonalgrowth

Half-birthday 10K. Victory at the finish line!!! #dontletmeintothisyearwithanemptyheart #sundayfunday (at Statesman CAP10K)

Half-birthday 10K. Victory at the finish line!!! #dontletmeintothisyearwithanemptyheart #sundayfunday (at Statesman CAP10K)

A picture of nothing & everything. Flying makes me think about the of the incredible vastness of the planet and the majestic tininess of humans.

A picture of nothing & everything. Flying makes me think about the of the incredible vastness of the planet and the majestic tininess of humans.

En route to a grad school preview, my final leg of air travel today is on a puddle jumper. I’m seat 1A. Basically first class. πŸ’ΊπŸ‘πŸ’ƒπŸ‘‘ #dontletmeintothisyearwithanemptyheart

En route to a grad school preview, my final leg of air travel today is on a puddle jumper. I’m seat 1A. Basically first class. πŸ’ΊπŸ‘πŸ’ƒπŸ‘‘ #dontletmeintothisyearwithanemptyheart

Sage Bloody Mary. OMG. #lifestooshortnottohavebrunch  (at Cafe Modern)

Sage Bloody Mary. OMG. #lifestooshortnottohavebrunch (at Cafe Modern)

Took the long way on a road trip to Fort Worth. I’m pretty sure I never want to drive on I-35 ever again. Ever. Texas, God bless it.  #keeponthesunnyside  (at highway 281)

Took the long way on a road trip to Fort Worth. I’m pretty sure I never want to drive on I-35 ever again. Ever. Texas, God bless it. #keeponthesunnyside (at highway 281)