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    Do you believe in magic?

    “Surrender to the way things want to happen next, even though this often involves a vast and terrifying loss of control. Trust the magic that was born into your soul.” ~Martha Beck, Finding Your Way in a Wild New World There’s a lot of research explaining why some people don’t enjoy horror films or ghost stories — or anything else in which things appear to be manipulated by unseen forces. If you fit this psychological profile, you’re probably the sort of person who likes to remain “in control” most of the time. Chances are, you’re also the person who’s trying to figure out exactly how the magician is performing his…

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    Getting silly

    “Do a loony-goony dance ‘Cross the kitchen floor, Put something silly in the world That ain’t been there before.” ~ Shel Silverstein, A Light in the Attic I adore folks who don’t take themselves too seriously. My father was the King of Silliness, and I inherited his appreciation for all things absurd — including whoppee cushions. When nothing else in the world seems to make sense, which happens often lately, getting silly is my only recourse. Uncontrollable laughter is the very best medicine. This might explain why I think the ginormous yellow dinosaur at Kampville Mobile Home Park in Bear Lake is worth getting out of the car to photograph. We pass this silly thing…