Now to the science of something a little less serious. Like being funny. A Little Story About Having To Be As Funny As The Last Guy I remember a big project I was on years ago. I was replacing the previous project lead - some guy named Kevin.
Humor helps us take back control and to connect-two things we have lost in our fight against the pandemic. My phone flashes bright. A new video's appeared in the family WhatsApp group. Before I've even pressed play, I'm smiling-a roll of toilet paper is in shot, so it must be good.
I didn't choose to have a child. Not if "choosing" means something rational-weighing pros and cons, coming to a conclusion. I tried that process but ran away from it because, even though I wanted a child, it seemed to me that creating a whole new person was such an enormity that no one could rationally decide to do such a thing.