I can’t remember what fun is for.

Happy Birthday, dear Roald! Don’t you just love Roald Dahl and his sometimes dark and interesting stories? Although he died in 1990, his stories are alive and well. Timeless. My favorite Dahl stories from when I was a child are James and the Giant Peach and Fantastic Mr. Fox and well, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and The Twits rank pretty high too. I just can’t decide! Good thing I don’t really have to, eh?

Here’s a fun fact that I learned today about good ole Roald. James and the Giant Peach was originally titled James and the Giant Cherry. Please be sure to thank me next time you’re on Jeopardy and this subject comes up, OK? One of the most thought-provoking lines from James is “I can’t remember what fun is for.” Ponder me that…

0 thoughts on “I can’t remember what fun is for.

  1. Great question. I often think I should laugh more. I wish I had more to laugh about, I mean, really laugh out loud laugh. It feels so good, and comes at too few moments.

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