What if they don’t get the joke?

Be careful if you’re playing a joke on people you don’t know well. They might not get it. I love to joke around, but sometimes you have to err on the side of caution. Take Borat for example. If you don’t know the character and understand the kind of humor he’s portraying, you might get [...]

The worst that can happen is we’ll laugh

Sometimes if you make a mistake in front of someone, the best thing you can do is laugh. I touched on this before, but this time I have a story A while ago, I was dancing with this woman (we’ll call her Beth) at a swing event. The song being played had a rhythm that [...]

Police get a bad rap

Police get a bad rap and there’s no good reason for it. I think that being a police officer is one of the most honorable jobs in the workforce. It requires courage, energy, and 100% of your attention. Which is why I get a little mad when an isolated event brings the entire justice system [...]

It’s okay to make a fool of yourself

Even when you’re in front of people you don’t know, it’s okay to make a fool of yourself. Really! I don’t recall where I heard this or who I heard it from, but whenever I’m with a group of people I don’t know, I never worry if I make a fool of myself. “You’ll never [...]