Knickknackery and Notions

“At the height of laughter, the universe is flung into a kaleidoscope of new possibilities.” Jean Houston

I haven’t laughed in a long time.

Oh sure, I’ve smiled, I’ve giggled, I’ve even proffered a guffaw or two but I haven’t had a good, uncontrollable, tear inducing laugh for months.

I remember the last one I had. I was sitting in the front passenger seat of someone’s vehicle (I think it was my sister’s) and we were parked in the parking lot of my condo because she had just driven me home. I can’t remember where we were coming from, I can’t even remember what we were laughing about

but it was a good one.

A laugh where I had to take a second breath and then a third one to finish it.

Uncontrollable delight.

Why is it giddy, silly laughter comes so easily when we’re little and then seems to…

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