Silly is better than serious because…

1. Silly is better than serious because sometimes your parents want you to take a “cute-Easter-Sunday-picture” with your brother, but you really don’t feel like taking a normal picture.

easter2. Silly is better than serious because sometimes you and your friends want to lean dramatically from a lamp post…at night…after a movie…

singing in the rain

3. Silly is better than serious because sometimes you just feel like dressing up like sailors and making the bathtub be a boat.

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4. Silly is better than serious because sometimes it starts raining during your Bible study, and you have to run back to your dorm in the pouring rain (at night, in the cold, without an umbrella), and then you want to take a picture expressing how you feel.

rain

5. Silly is better than serious because sometimes you just gotta throw that water balloon. And one can’t be very serious when throwing a water balloon.

water balloon

6. Silly is better than serious because sometimes you want to turn your room into a booby trap, complete with bungee cords, and then decide to keep playing (with all of your toys). And then your parents catch you in this endeavor and decide to take a picture of your disastrous room totally awesome creation.

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7. Silly is better than serious because sometimes you just gotta hug a giant inflatable penguin.

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8. Silly is better than serious because sometimes you have to express your personality.

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9. Silly is better than serious because sometimes ice cream is too delicious to stop licking long enough for a picture.

icecream

10. Silly is better than serious because sometimes in the middle of rehersal you have to strike a dramatic pose. Yes, we’ve got elegance…

elegance

11. Silly is better than serious because sometimes you’re hanging out with an awesome friend who you only get to see once a year (or so), and silly pictures make up for lost time.

silly face

12. Silly is better than serious because sometimes you have the best Easter pageant family ever. And when are ten seventh graders and five college students ever serious?ep fam

13. Silly is better than serious because sometimes your high school has spirit week. And during spirit week, you have fashion disaster day. And you and a friend go all out. Because yes.

fashion disaster

14. Silly is better than serious because sometimes all you want to do is lick the icing off of the candles of your birthday cake.

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15. Silly is better than serious because sometimes wearing a bag as a hat while coloring just makes sense.

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16. Silly is better than serious because sometimes it’s your friend’s birthday, and when you were buying party decorations you also bought an inflatable dinosaur named Henry… because why not?

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17. Silly is better than serious because sometimes playing dress up and putting on a show for your parents is the best thing ever.

alexis dress up

18. Silly is better than serious because sometimes you’re at a pool party with a bunch of middle school girls who you’re going to miss immensely once you graduate in a few weeks, and a silly picture will make everyone feel better.

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19. Silly is better than serious because sometimes your cousin wants to fix your hair. And you just gotta rock it. 0440a.KaraKelseyHair

Being silly is the best. Besides, life’s too short to be serious all of the time. :)

7 thoughts on “Nineteen. {Why Silly is Better Than Serious}

  1. Breanna

    I absolutely love this post! It’s a refreshing change, and oh so true! I loved all of the pictures! :) Especially the water balloon one! :)

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  2. Dad

    Love my girl… & boy… 19 years & counting of sillyness! :-) And I didn’t think your room was TOO BAD, because we had it cleaned up before mom got home for Mother’s Day! Love ya, Dad

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