How to make your married life more fun: The following list was compiled by master funsmith Bernie DeKoven and is a summary of what his wife Rocky and himself do to have more fun in their relationship (they have been married for over 45 years).
The difference between fun and laughter? You can have fun without laughing. Some people, sadly, can even laugh without having fun. To my knowledge, there are vast collections of studies about the healing powers of laughter and humor. But I still haven't found anyone researching the physiological, psychological or sociological benefits of fun.
According to a variety of surprisingly uninformed sources, there's at least a slim (or fat) chance that the apocalypse, currently scheduled for 2012, probably won't happen until 2013. This could be considered good news. I am nonetheless certain that for those who are around to have a retrospect it will do little to ameliorate the anticipated impact. That doesn't mean we should be any less prepared. Though it does raise the question: how, exactly, does one prepare for the apocalypse?
What do you think when you see grown-ups playing, or dancing or even laughing in public? Let me guess. You think there’s something wrong with them. Normally, you’d be right. Except now. Now, it’s after 9/11, and the peace is deeply disturbed – everywhere, globally. And what those grown-ups are doing is not an act of childish discourtesy, but a political act – a declaration of freedom, a demonstration that we are not terrorized, that terror has not won.