if i should ever find myself in the position of being a burned out, ex-successful actor, with a reputation for living not just on the edge, but a bit past it; and should i then find myself being arrested for a DUI; i do hope that i am not driving a freakin’ vespa at that moment.
Filed under: youth ministry, humor, youth work, news
these kids get inventors of the year from the collective of bullied middle school and high school boys everywhere:
(ht to d scott miller)
Filed under: youth specialties, personal, humor
so, there was this cheerleading competition going on all weekend at the st. louis convention center. and all of us at the national youth workers convention had to walk through their midst over and over again: swarms of tiny girls in little matching outfits, with horribly too much make-up and embodying pretty much the worst of america. i kept thinking my youth worker’s heart should be going out to them. instead, i was merely repulsed, and wanted to smack their mothers.
so we mocked.
tic and i — thanks to some convention volunteers who made the effort to “outfit” us and “do our hair” and such — felt compelled to mock, which resulted in this:
sorry. i hope i haven’t scarred you forever.
i should tell you, i almost knocked tic off the stage with that belly-bump.
Filed under: humor
this little game is WAY more difficult than it seems it should be!
(ht to bob carlton)
i’m a hugger. and, seeing so many friends at the national youth workers convention, i’m doing lots of hugging. which means there are lots of opportunity for failed hugs, a la:
(ht to sam harvey)
in light of the news about broccoli reported in this article (that broccoli has sunscreen effects and can help fight skin cancer), a helpful researcher clarified:
“This is not a sunscreen, because it does not absorb the ultraviolet rays of the sun,” explained Dr. Paul Talalay, a professor of pharmacology and molecular sciences at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore. “We don’t want people covering their bodies with broccoli and going to the beach. They will have no protection whatsoever.”
Filed under: humor
for the extremely confused little girl: the Pink Mummy Fairy Costume.
Filed under: youth specialties, humor
it sure looks like our pres of events, tic long, has a twin — a youth worker named jerry, who lives in texas:
(thanks to mark matlock for pointing this out)
this is so random, and totally caught me off guard. i was laughing so hard i almost choked on my chicken strip.