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I don't really have much of a topic tonight, truth be told. Winter has worn me right down to a nub. I'm antsy and overworked and I'm sick to death of short, cold days and piles of snow and everything to do with this endless season (except cocoa; I'm still okay with that).
I want it to be spring already. WHY CAN'T IT BE SPRING ALREADY, PEOPLE? WHYYY??
I want to walk my dog without worrying about slipping on ice or being blocked by snowbanks.
I want to see actual sun for at least a little while after I leave work.
I want there to be buds on the trees and flowers poking up through actual green grass and for the air to smell like new growth and not frozen mud.
I want to walk to work without a big bulky coat (and hat and scarf and gloves and boots) for a change.
But the time change is still a couple weeks away, and actual Spring-like weather even further away for those of us who dwell this far North. Until then, we'll have to combat our cabin fever with various distractions and rampant silliness.
Distractions are a good thing, and silly distractions are (in my humble opinion) even better for keeping us entertained and occupied when cravings hit, or when we catch ourselves wallowing in negative thoughts, or find ourselves stuck in a behavioral rut. Silly distractions might not be the only path to self-improvement and peace of mind, but they're certainly one of the more amusing ones. If you need a distraction, a mood-lifter, or just a bit of silliness to keep your mind off things, you've come to the right place.
Ladies and Gentlemen, to kick things off, I give you the magnificently silly Paul Rudd:
Share your favorite silly (or even not-so-silly) distractions!
Tell us what you're looking forward to about Spring---or, if you're one of those lucky duckies who lives somewhere warm, remind the rest of us what it's like!
Post your favorite Springtime song!
Who's Your Buddy?
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