Today I watched performers from RuPaul’s “Drag Race” show on a reality show “The Arrangement” which is about floral designers. It’s basically Project Runway meets flowers. You know what struck me, in addition to how gorgeous these drag queens were: They were having FUN. (Please note, blue dress is Gigi Levangie Grazer – a noted screenwriter and author who hosts the show).
So here’s what drag queens have to do with me: I realize I’m not having fun anymore with my business. It’s weird, because, when I started the Hot Mommas Project, I made no money. It was my research as a faculty member to provide role models for women and girls (digital, teachable role models that is). Now, it’s evolved into a real business and I make money and it’s less fun. So, my early New Year’s Resolution is to ask the following question to myself each day:
Am I having fun with the business today?
If the answer is “no” – then – I need to remedy it. STAT.
So people, the fun starts again TODAY.
Here is a funny story:
Scene: Today on the way home from the gym, kids in urban assault vehicle, iPod plugged in, Sis-U /Hot Mommas Project soundtrack playing.
Sir Mixalot: “I like BIG BUTTS and I CANNOT LIE!”
Kids in back of car: [Giggling hysterically] Mama! Mama! That guy said “BUTTS!!”
Hubby: See kids? If you become a song writer, you can write naughty words into your song and sing them!
Son [7 years old]: Really?
Hubby [as I roll eyes]: Yep buddy. It’s absolutely true. People do it all the time.
Daughter [4 years old]: Oh oh! Okay, here’s my song! I have to peeeeeee….I have to peeeeeee..[song continues, getting into the areas of the international kids’ favorite – diarrhea]
Me: [I’m laughing too…..and, the point of this post: HAVING FUN!]
Has this happened to you?
You think of your entire day and there is no fun?
Would you classify yourself as a walking resume?
Have you tripped or harmed yourself in anyway while using your phone / email while walking?
Would you consider the above danger signs?
Let’s think of fun things. Give us some ideas. We need serious help here people.
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