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Archive for August 8th, 2009

Milton Berle – Quoted

2009-08-08Where in the world am I today?: Vacationing  in Peru

“Laughter is an instant vacation.”

–Milton Berle, American comedian and actor (1908 – 2002)


“And don’t we all need a vacation from time to time?”

–David ‘checkerhead’ Aiken

I quite like the picture I found to go along with this quote by Milton Berle… His expression is fantastic. It reminds me of an experience I had with Glenn Singer and Derek Scott years ago. We were all performing at the Waterloo Buskers Carnival and Derek took Glenn and I out to go swimming at a quarry. At said quarry there were cliffs you could jump off and the idea of the jump seemed to scare the bejebus out of Glenn. Derek insightfully pointed out that in moments of fear our true selves, our clown selves, become most visible. And with that Glenn jumped off the cliff and screamed like a little girl! Fantastic!

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