Friday, March 9, 2018


I don't think that going to the movies or the theater is a very good date.  You and whoever you go with sit and watch alone with the other person sitting next to you.  If you sat apart you'd have the same experience.  I do, however, think that the drinks or coffee or what-have-you after the show when you can discuss what you both experienced IS a good date.  The alone part is fine and can be good, but the real joy is the sharing with someone.

What is true for a date is also good for good days.  Much of what we do is internal to ourselves; we are alone in our tasks and our thoughts and it's the interaction with others that provides a special sort of value.

Interactions with others don't always come naturally to everyone.  I have said for years that I've never met a stranger; I can walk up to anyone and make a casual friend.  I'm odd though.  For some people, connections are more difficult and they need a way to open themselves up to others.


"Hello" is a great way to open a conversation, a connection.  "Hello" is the first step into a larger journey with another person.  "Hello" creates a super-casual relationship that can lead to a subtle uplifting of the day or a deep friendship.  "Hello" can be magical.

Sharing who you are, sharing your time, making connections make todays good days.  Start making small connections and see how your days become better.

Also a bad date: Tennis.  You're so far away from each other!

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