I Believe…

I believe people are about as happy as they make up their mind to be.

I believe in finding the potential in people and nurturing it.

I believe nothing good comes after hearing the phrase, “Come in. Shut the door. Have a seat.”

I believe the universe doesn’t care one way or another.

I believe staying in bed is often a viable alternative.

I believe in lust at first sight.

I believe in the magic of Christmas and opening presents Christmas morning.

I believe in supporting the soldiers, even when I don’t believe in the war.

I believe men and women can be friends even if the man wants to have sex with his female friends.

I believe in smiling at people as you walk by.

I believe if it’s too loud, you’re too old.

I believe the two most obvious and glaring omissions in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame are Rush and KISS.

I believe if you work hard and are generally nice to people you will find success.

I believe Apple makes the best computers.

I believe “Nation-building” is a terrible use of our military and our wealth.

I believe Star Wars was robbed by Annie Hall.

I believe the Chicago Cubs will never win the World Series.

I believe we make our own luck.

I believe people who want to ban or burn books have never read any books save for their dubious“holy” book about their imaginary friend.

I believe in eating popcorn at the movies.

I believe a song, an image, line of dialogue, a paragraph, or a speech can move mountains.

I believe in the power of a hug.

I believe if you don’t continue to learn, you grow more ignorant of the world around you.

I believe “Reality” shows are cheap to produce and make the studios a lot of money, but they are mostly overrated.

I believe in flannel sheets in winter.

I believe raising a daughter today is one of the most difficult and rewarding endeavors.

I believe the ability to destroy a planet is insignificant next to the power of the Force.

I believe in the no-win scenario. Wait. No I don’t.

I believe you don’t stop believing and holding on to the feeling.

I believe the ozone clean smell of a just finished rain shower is the greatest scent ever.

I believe in second chances. And third chances. Not sure about fourth chances.

I believe the toilet paper edge of the roll should be facing away from the wall and commonly facing the toilet. Unless you have a toddler in the house.

I believe Susan Coffey will be a big star some day.

I believe I’ve had enough.