Happy Talking

Over the years I’ve come to the realization that as much as I love to write, I do need to talk. As I talk now, I actually find that some people are actually enjoyable to converse with and genuinely interested in me (or what I have to say) and I actually enjoy conversing with them and genuinely am interested in them (and what they have to say).

I actually thought of that today while I was conversing with my “dad” (a.k.a. Thayne, the owner of Nestle Toll House Cafe/Haagen-Dazs where I work) after work. I actually always look forward to talking with him and am thrilled whenever he’s in town. We talk about anything and everything. I guess that’s why I always try to sit next to him at meetings and besides which he is actually a very smart man who cares about everyone no matter what.

So why do need to talk? Well, it’s a long story, but the short version is when I was in high school I learned that oral communication was key to helping me cope with certain emotions and things that happen. I can’t keep things inside and bottle up my emotions. I have to talk and that’s the only way way I can stay sane or healthy.

As you might have guessed, I took today’s entry after a song (a song from one of my favorite musicals, South Pacific) so here is the song (man, I haven’t quoted a song in ages!!).

Happy talk, keep talkin’ happy talk,
Talk about things you’d like to do.
You got to have a dream,
If you don’t have a dream,
How you gonna have a dream come true?

Talk about the moon floatin’ in the sky
Lookin’ at a lily on the lake;
Talk about a bird learnin’ how to fly.
Makin’ all the music he can make.

Happy talk, keep talkin’ happy talk,
Talk about things you’d like to do.
You got to have a dream,
If you don’t have a dream,
How you gonna have a dream come true?

Talk about the sparrow lookin’ like a toy
Pickin’ through the broaches of a tree;
Talk about the girl, talk about the boy
Countin’ all the ripples on the sea.

Happy talk, keep talkin’ happy talk,
Talk about things you’d like to do.
You got to have a dream,
If you don’t have a dream
How you gonna have a dream come true?

Talk about the boy sayin’ to the girl:
“Golly, baby, I’m a lucky cause.”
Talk about the girl sayin’ to the boy:
“You an’ me is lucky to be us!”

Happy talk, keep talkin’ happy talk,
Talk about things you’d like to do.
You got to have a dream,
If you don’t have a dream
How you gonna have a dream come true?

If you don’t talk happy,
And you never have dream,
Then you’ll never have a dream come true!

“Happy Talk” Rogers and Hammerstein, 1949

Love and prayers, as always! ❤

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About Christy

I enjoy: my family, my faith life, photography, drawing; writing, working on cars, basketball, football, and baseball. These are just a few of the many things I like...you'll just have to read my blog to know me better to know more of them. Other things you may not catch on that I enjoy are: cats, angels, ballroom dancing, Christian music, camping (being one with nature and all of God's creations), traveling, cherry and apple blossoms, and the colors blue (in all shades), white, black, dark purple, and SOME shades of pink. (Rainbows are cool, too. And I'm NOT a lesbian! Although, I'm friends with some gays and lesbians as well as a few transgenders.) I am Roman Catholic. I graduated from Johnson County Community College, where I majored in Animation in hopes of fulfilling my dreams of being a computer generated animation movie maker. I also have a degree in Corporate Communication from Avila University. I'm currently employed at Nestle Toll House/Haagen-Dazs (at Oak Park Mall in Overland Park), I own my own business -- C & S Productions, L.L.C. (check it out at http://www.csproductionsllc.com), and am single. My favorite time of year is Winter and the Christmas season! It's just so...well, I can't put it into words. ^_^ Lastly, I am 36 years young!
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