Yesterday morning I went to Frank’s Barber Shop for a haircut. We’ve talked about Frank before.

Frank and I were having our usual, friendly chat. He was joking around and laughing, talking about the funny things he often observed about people and the world. I told him he was entertaining, and fun to be around because he was always laughing and joyful.

He paused in mid-stride and became thoughtful for a moment. Then he said, “Well, I’ve been laughing all my life.” (Frank, besides being a barber, is also a semi-professional singer and musician.)

Then we got to talking about the benefits of simply having fun and laughing a lot.Read more