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Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Attitude is Everything

As I stumble around the house, feverishly clutching my last box of Puffs Plus, and trying to breathe through my left ear (the only orifice in my head that is not completely closed), I realize I am not up to writing a post today, nor am I willing to fail on my New Year's goal of posting every M-W-F.  Certainly not in the first month of the year.

So I offer this.  It came to me in an e-mail with some lovely black and white pictures of flowers but blogger doesn't want to upload the pictures and I don't have the energy to fight it.  Even without the pictures - I think the sentiment is worth sharing.


There once was a woman who woke up one morning, looked in the mirror, and noticed she had only three hairs on her head.

'Well,' she said, 'I think I'll braid my hair today.'

So she did and she had a wonderful day.

The next day she woke up, looked in the mirror and saw that she had only two hairs on her head.

'Hmmm,' she said, 'I think I'll part my hair down the middle today.'

So she did and she had a grand day.

The next day she woke up, looked in the mirror and noticed that she had only one hair on her head.

'Well,' she said, 'today I'm going to wear my hair in a pony tail.'

So she did, and she had a fun, fun day.

The next day she woke up, looked in the mirror and noticed that there wasn't a single hair on her

'YAY!' she exclaimed. 'I don't have to fix my hair today!'

Attitude is everything.

No groaner today.  (And there was rejoicing throughout the land.)


Stacy McKitrick said...

I can't stand fixing my hair, either, but I don't think I'd want to be bald!

Hope you're feeling better soon!

Maria Zannini said...

How are you feeling, Linda? Do I need to make a soup run to the frozen north?

Ref: 'I don't have to fix my hair today!'

Since I retired, I don't have to fix my hair any day. LOL. But this post is so true. Attitude IS everything.

Ref: groaners
LOL. And here I was looking for it.

Mason Canyon said...

Do hope you're feeling better. Love the piece about attitude. If only we could be that positive. Take care.

Thoughts in Progress

Karin said...

Linda, hope you start to feel better soon. Sounds like you have quite a bug.

Love the story. Attitude is indeed everything.

Take care!


MaryC said...

I hope you're starting to feel better, Linda.

I love this attitude. We have another day of being snowed in (SO unusual in the city)but instead of being depressed by the gray, I'm cheering that I have an unexpected day to reconnect with writer/blogger friends and spend time writing!

Linda Leszczuk said...

Stacy - Thanks.

I guess it's not so much about what we want but how we handle what we get.

Linda Leszczuk said...

Maria - I'd take that soup but I'm afraid it would be really cold before you could get it here.

I'll find a groaner just for you next time.

Linda Leszczuk said...

Mason - Thanks, I'm hanging in there.

Linda Leszczuk said...

Karin - Too bad my favorite doctor moved to California. But this too shall pass.

Linda Leszczuk said...

Mary - Snow days!! Parents hate 'em but for kids and teachers they can be a special gift. Enjoy.