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Originally posted by TheTeaKettle
I never quite understood why people have the mentality that they need to come off as serious and mature all the time, if you will. When I was little, I'd play with my toys out and about in front of people - I didn't care (although when confronted, I'd naturally shy and go hide behind dear ol' dad).
Even nowadays when out in public with family or friends, I'm still open and nutty. If I hear music, I'll jam to it. I'll speak in funny accents and put on a show - and it often brings smiles from passerbys. Although sometimes, there's the common shake of the head and muttering about the hospital needing called. Bunch of old curmudgeons don't know what they're missing, eh.
Originally posted by tribewilder
reply to post by _Phoenix_
Very well said.
I'm 53 and still love going to the toy section in a department store and pushing all the buttons on the toys for the kids there.
Nothing picks you up like having children laugh naturally.