The Way We Were…

Dr. Don Newbury 

At a time not so long ago— when smiling was a frequent response to something said or done— we were more relaxed, feeling that much was right with the world. Sadly, smiles have pretty much abandoned faces around our shrinking world.

Today, if Abbott and Costello somehow reappeared on earth with their best verbal exchanges about “who’s on first,” there’d be quick searches for strait jackets instead of readings on laugh meters.

Most comments from “quotable” people, whether in the world of politics, business, sports or entertainment, are sharpedged. Gentle souls seeking restorative humor from yesteryear are in short supply….


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