In this daily drudgery whereupon we trip over
so many of the foibles and fumbles of mankind,
perhaps we shall one day discover the sanest
of men are those who have learned to laugh
loudest at themselves.
For after all, "Humor is a sense of proportion"
(Kahlil Gibran). And, while there is time for
seriousness, there remains, on the scale of life,
abundant room for humor.
James Thurber stated that humor was "one
of our greatest and earliest national resources
which must be preserved at all cost."
(Before we leave this article, we do have one
final question....Has anybody heard about the
elephant that sauntered into the Democratic
headquarters and ... )
(First published on May 22, 1974, with revisions
made on March 21, 2020)