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Thursday, May 27, 2010

Just Like Peter Pan...



If you are a dreamer, come in. If you are a dreamer, a wisher, a liar, a hoper, a prayer, a magic bean buyer. If you are a pretender, come sit by my fire, for we have some flax golden tales to spin, Come in! Come in!"

~Shel Silvertein

Uh huh...I am just a big kid at heart. I believe in fairies, Santa Claus, the magic of four leaf clovers, shooting stars and looking for pots of gold at the end of a rainbow.

I talk to puppets, believe that Sesame Street really exists, Mickey Mouse lives in a cottage smack dab in the middle of Disney World and that tea parties with teddy bears are oh so chic.


I believe that laying in the grass, watching clouds drift by, is a perfectly valid
 way to send an afternoon. I believe that dogs and cats talk to one another when we are not around, that thunder is the sound of God bowling
and I believe in the basic inate goodness of all people.





I won't grow up,



I don't want to wear a tie.



And a serious expression


In the middle of July.


And if it means I must prepare

To shoulder burdens with a worried air,



I'll never grow up, never grow up, never grow up

Not me,

Not I,

Not me!

So there!



9 comments:

Karyn said...

I just wanted to let you know what a delight you are, and I feel so so blessed to know you!!! You are such a lovely and sincere person and you make the world a better place to live!

Penny @ The Comforts of Home/Lavender Hill Studio said...

Love your beliefs Sue! I feel exactly the same.
xo
Penny

Sandi McBride said...

Mac once commented to our boys (on watching me decorate a dolls house for myself) "your mother will never grow up!" My elder son replied, "yeah, isn't it great?"
I still haven't grown up and have no plans to...loved this post! And Shel, yep loved him too!
hugs
Sandi

Lynilu said...

I absolutely loooooooove Shel Silverstein!! And I looooove your passion for staying young! Me, too!

KarenHarveyCox said...

What a delightful post. The older I get the more I agree with every single word! Your images would inspire the child within everyone.
Karen

Meggie said...

I think those of us with your same philosophy have lots more fun. I never seem to be at a loss for playmates. Have a fun weekend, Sue.

Char5 said...

Never, never, never grow up, Sue! We love you just the way you are. I loved your whimsical post and we are Shel Silverstein fans at our house, too.

Bonnie said...

Loved the post. Why grow up if we don't have too. I know I never will and I hope you never do. You are such a treat!

Jeanie said...

Marionettes and Peter Pan songs! Works for me!