In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Be the Change.”
“What change, big or small, would you like your blog to make in the world?”
The first thought that came to my mind, after reading the question above, was the image of Underdog posing in his little super hero stance. Like my blog is really going to slap on a cape and take off to save the day or something… Duh duh Duh! It’s UnderBlog!
Okay, now that I’ve shared that with the world and showed my true level of “nerd”… let’s get back to business. How about a Pop Quiz boys and girls!
If my blog (Cloudy soul with a chance of shenanigans) were capable of making a change in this world, I’d hope for it to be…
A. Peace on earth
B. Cure world hunger
C. Challenge my readers to open their minds and allow change.
If you chose A – Well, for starters… you have way more confidence in my blog than I do and you chose the wrong answer.
If you chose B – I’d say it’s safe to assume that you know nothing about me personally or my level of procrastination. Let me just say this… People would starve! Oh, and you chose the wrong answer as well.
If you chose C – Give yourself a gold star for choosing the correct answer! Not only are you smarter than the average bear (and the readers who chose A or B as their answer), but you are also someone who knows how to “wing it” in this crazy world. Because everyone knows, when in doubt, the answer is ALWAYS C!
Time to act upon those freshly made New Year resolutions, reset the personal goals list and wipe the slate clean. Ready… Set… Go!
Wait, where am I going again? New Year, you say? But it’s only Thursday… that’s not going to work, I can’t start in the middle of a week. I’ll start on Monday.
New Year’s Eve, for many, is a day of reflection and anticipation. It’s either the “Let’s do that again” day or the “Don’t let the door hit ya on the way out”. It’s the “Day” of days, where new beginnings are only a sunrise away.
For me, it’s the sad realization of how long I have to wait for my next paid holiday off. Other than that, it’s just another day…
Seriously, why do so many people see New Year’s Day as a day for starting over? Their life didn’t change, the date did. They’re going to wake up as the exact same person they were the night before. Considering they didn’t drink their weight in tequila and attempt to jump off the neighbor’s roof…
What do a ball drop and a change of the calendar have to do with changing one’s life? Hell, I’ll build a ball drop and buy a stock pile of calendars if that’s all it takes. Have a shitty week? Drop that damn ball! Here’s a new calendar, it’s “Do over” time!
Now, where’s my champagne?