What has made you smile or laugh today?

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  1. Brandon Martin profile image77
    Brandon Martinposted 6 years ago

    http://s1.hubimg.com/u/6773612_f248.jpg
    Studies show, smiling or laughing often is beneficial to your health!

    1. nightwork4 profile image61
      nightwork4posted 6 years agoin reply to this

      i have a 4 month old daughter and she is finding her "voice". listening to her baby talk this morning not only made me smile, it made me laugh.it's awesome.

      1. Brandon Martin profile image77
        Brandon Martinposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        smile  That's awesome! Reminds me of my other siblings when they were babies... something to treasure forever!

    2. Laurinzo Scott profile image73
      Laurinzo Scottposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      What made me laugh this morning, and what always gets my heart in a 'right position'. Was a child. This little girl was trailing behind her mom, and it seemed that everything caught her attention. That three year old was very much in charge, and I don't think she even knew it, she was just care-free , as children should be. Wish we didn'l lose that ability to smile Brandon. Great question!

      1. Brandon Martin profile image77
        Brandon Martinposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        Haha, cute. That is a life-long goal of mine ("Wish we didn'l lose that ability to smile"). Thank you for commenting. Feel free to share more of your happiness to the HubPages community on here! Take care.

    3. Brandon Martin profile image77
      Brandon Martinposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      http://s3.hubimg.com/u/6797494_f248.jpg


      Credit to: This picture is from the "LOL Pics" App for IPod/Phone.

  2. TamCor profile image81
    TamCorposted 6 years ago

    When you live with a man like my husband, smiling a lot is just the norm, lol...he usually has me laughing more often than not, too.  smile

    1. Brandon Martin profile image77
      Brandon Martinposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      smile

  3. ftclick profile image56
    ftclickposted 6 years ago

    took a day off from watching the news.

    1. Brandon Martin profile image77
      Brandon Martinposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Haha.

  4. Dr Pooja profile image59
    Dr Poojaposted 6 years ago

    My son's cute answer made me laugh laugh and laugh today.he is 2yrs and mths old and I just asked him ..What is the red thing that comes out when we get injured? Pat came the answer: Ketchup !!!

    1. Brandon Martin profile image77
      Brandon Martinposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      How cute. LOL.

  5. love my yorkies profile image60
    love my yorkiesposted 6 years ago

    Just read a hub about border collies and it made me think of border collie i had and all the funny things she would do.  Made me smile to remember my "Joey"!

    1. Brandon Martin profile image77
      Brandon Martinposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      smile

  6. tirelesstraveler profile image79
    tirelesstravelerposted 6 years ago

    My son, who is going camping for a couple of days with friends, just walked out of the house wearing a navy captains hat. 
    Mom: "Are you going to wear that hat"?
    Son:"Of course"
    Mom:" Why"
    Son: "Because I am captain of my car".
    smile

    1. Brandon Martin profile image77
      Brandon Martinposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      LOL Haha! Thanks for sharing!

  7. Cagsil profile image82
    Cagsilposted 6 years ago

    Half of the posts I have been reading in the forums. lol lol lol

    1. tirelesstraveler profile image79
      tirelesstravelerposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      smile

    2. Brandon Martin profile image77
      Brandon Martinposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Ya. smile

  8. mega1 profile image77
    mega1posted 6 years ago

    https://fbcdn-sphotos-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-snc7/392884_321451887865721_362796000_n.jpg

    1. Jo_Goldsmith11 profile image60
      Jo_Goldsmith11posted 6 years agoin reply to this

      this is horrible! omgoodness...too funny. smile

      1. mega1 profile image77
        mega1posted 6 years agoin reply to this

        looking at the rest of her art - some is funny, some is not, but it is all good!  I even like her name "Sandrine"

    2. Brandon Martin profile image77
      Brandon Martinposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      OMGosh! LOL! Very cool. Thank you for sharing, and thank you for giving the artist name! smile

  9. mega1 profile image77
    mega1posted 6 years ago

    and also:
    http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-l_EmyuXK8G4/Tc7DWYg01aI/AAAAAAAAAyY/rtkHQ477RqI/s1600/paris%2Blibre.jpg 

    same artist:  Sandrine Estrade Boulet

    1. Brandon Martin profile image77
      Brandon Martinposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      LOL. This had me laughing non-stop!

  10. Laura Schneider profile image91
    Laura Schneiderposted 6 years ago

    My dog, River. What a clown!
    http://s2.hubimg.com/u/6032757_f248.jpg

    1. Brandon Martin profile image77
      Brandon Martinposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      smile Nice dog!!

  11. Lisa HW profile image67
    Lisa HWposted 6 years ago

    Well..  Nothing yet.  I ran out of cream for coffee and had to lighten my coffee with a little bottle of chocolate milk aimed at preschool kids.  (I thought it might taste like mocha, but it just tastes like warm chocolate milk with coffee bitterness added to it.  hmm)  BUT, it's still just 7:45 a.m. here.  The day is young.  I imagine it will happen eventually before the day is over (and most likely only after I get some decent coffee).

    1. Brandon Martin profile image77
      Brandon Martinposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Good luck on your quest for the perfect coffee. smile

  12. ALUR profile image64
    ALURposted 6 years ago

    It's my bday and I'm counting my blessings before the dim thoughts threaten to reign supreme:)

    1. Brandon Martin profile image77
      Brandon Martinposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Happy Birthday! smile happy birthday to you, happy birthday to you, happy birthday to ALUR, and many more too! Habby BDay!

    2. Jo_Goldsmith11 profile image60
      Jo_Goldsmith11posted 6 years agoin reply to this

      @ ALUR  Happy Birthday to YOU!! Blessings and smiles the whole DAY through! smile

  13. wavegirl22 profile image42
    wavegirl22posted 6 years ago

    Watching the new baby chicks
    http://s2.hubimg.com/u/6786745_f248.jpg

    1. Brandon Martin profile image77
      Brandon Martinposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      AWESOME!

  14. mega1 profile image77
    mega1posted 6 years ago

    https://fbcdn-sphotos-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-prn1/556068_428783477161715_189995852_n.jpg   this made me smile

    1. Jo_Goldsmith11 profile image60
      Jo_Goldsmith11posted 6 years agoin reply to this

      there goes my diet! smile

    2. Brandon Martin profile image77
      Brandon Martinposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Couch-potato.....Couch-cake... thanks lots!

  15. Jo_Goldsmith11 profile image60
    Jo_Goldsmith11posted 6 years ago

    Being here on Hub Pages and reading other talented writers always makes me smile. Sharing the ones that really move me to chuckle or think. My family, my husband and my dog. Knowing that my cp is still in good shape makes me relieved too. You are right..it takes more energy to use your frown muscles than it does to smile! smile Keep smiling folks! smile

    1. Laura Schneider profile image91
      Laura Schneiderposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Hear! Hear!

      Jo said it. "Keep smiling folks!"

      Keep on smiling and the world will smile with you, because a smile is something you can always give away with a pretty good chance of getting one or more in return.

      Random acts of happiness...pass it on!

      --Laura

      1. Jo_Goldsmith11 profile image60
        Jo_Goldsmith11posted 6 years agoin reply to this

        Laura,

        I am heading over toread some of your work...I am sure to smile! smile nice to meet you.

        1. Laura Schneider profile image91
          Laura Schneiderposted 6 years agoin reply to this

          Thanks, Jo! It's nice meeting you, too!

    2. Brandon Martin profile image77
      Brandon Martinposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      smile smile smile Thanks for the comment.
      "Keep smiling folks" is right! Take care! laugh lots!

  16. Lisa HW profile image67
    Lisa HWposted 6 years ago

    I got that coffee I mentioned previously.  It took until 6 p.m, but I got it.  Then, I smiled over a bunch of things; not the least of which was seeing an online comment by my daughter's fiance that said he feels incredibly lucky to have her in his life.  Gee.  If I'd seen that in the morning when all I had was coffee with chocolate milk in it (or else club soda), I might have smiled a lot earlier in the day.   smile

    1. Brandon Martin profile image77
      Brandon Martinposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      LOL. smile . Great to hear! Thanks for your post!

  17. Shanna11 profile image91
    Shanna11posted 6 years ago

    Some creepy guy who was asking me for money asked me where I got my diamonds from.

    I was puzzled and asked him if he meant the fake diamond studs I was wearing.

    He replied "No, silly-- the diamonds in your eyes."

    I reflexively told him to shut up because he couldn't even see my eyes behind my sunglasses.

    He responded that I needed to smile.

    In the end, he didn't make me smile. I just developed the urge to punch him in the mouth.

    I smiled at my boss's joke though "Did you hear about my gay dwarf friend who just came out of the cupboard?"

    1. Jo_Goldsmith11 profile image60
      Jo_Goldsmith11posted 6 years agoin reply to this

      "your urge to punch him in the mouth makes me laugh! go you! smile I would of too! punched him that is...smile)

    2. Brandon Martin profile image77
      Brandon Martinposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Haha. Too funny, thanks!!

  18. profile image0
    Arlene V. Pomaposted 6 years ago

    Today, I realized that I'm no content writer.  If I enjoyed it and really needed the money, maybe I would have lasted longer.  I turned down a content writing job that would pay me two bucks if I completed it.  I told the boss that I made more money illegally sorting tomatoes by the hour in the 115-degree Sacramento Valley heat when I was 13.  Yeah, Bud.  Back then, I made $2.10 an hour (the early 70s).

    This is where I start singing (with feeling), "Take this job and SHOVE it!!!"

    1. Lisa HW profile image67
      Lisa HWposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      I'm not either, Arlene.  I've done it when the right pay and right project has come along, but I've worked my way down to never doing that at all.    It's bad enough that I write stuff that doesn't particularly interest me offline (or at least away from the whole Internet-search thing).  And you're right.  The pay that's often offered to people for that work is a giant insult.   smile  (I made 2.10 an hour at a supermarket where I worked during high-school.  It was the late 60's, and I was sixteen.  roll)  (Sorry.  I didn't work all those years to get to that - or even the "big" $15 an hour to write about unbearable subjects.   hmm )

    2. Brandon Martin profile image77
      Brandon Martinposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Wow. That something more awful,  than most I have read. I'm sorry.

  19. profile image0
    Arlene V. Pomaposted 6 years ago

    Oh, Lisa!  I absolutely LOVE, LOVE, LOVE your comments!  Thank you so much for your insights, too!

    Would you believe this same clown said that he would leave the job open for me, and it was my decision to take it or not???

    What???  Am I being tested for my patience, or what?

    Anyway, I have to laugh and smile over this incident.  Almost two years ago, I did have this project that lasted seven months.  It did pay more, but I got tired of the way the writers were treated.  But I did learn a lot about how content writing works.  No regrets there.  I did learn that these people don't care to hear what you have to say.  Tough.  I'll say what I feel.  There's no sense stuffing it.

    What can they do?  Fire me???  I have come to the point where I don't wanna do it anymore because it's no longer fun for me.

    I know now that all the signs point to me going back to working on my novel.  I will also keep writing for HubPages.  I've been here a year (this month!), so there's another milestone for me.

    1. Lisa HW profile image67
      Lisa HWposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      I can't believe I've been hear over four-and-half years at this point; but the reason I started here was to have that chance to write what I wanted to write, or else just get away from some of the more formal stuff).  I could do that here (although I've always tried to "earn my keep" by trying to find some way to sort of make some of the subjects at least a shred useful in some "lame" way).  With everything that's gone on in the last year (since Panda), I'm just kind of thinking, "Hey.  Write whatever you want to write, and let the chips fall where they may.  I've been pretty dissatisfied with my "hybrid" style of writing, so I've got four-plus years of stuff I kind of hate.

      I've been very happy to earn what I've been earning in my "down time" writing, though.  It's a nice site.  I can't really see hopping around and starting "all new" in more places. It's fine.  I'm happy enough (considering it's a spare-time thing).  Sometimes I just stop thinking about where to take the spare-time stuff (since I'm already scrambling and worrying about where to take the non-spare-time stuff); and I'll just goof off for a couple/few weeks until I'm ready to write again.  hmm  I do other spare-time stuff too, and I definitely think that "eggs/basket" thing is important.  Since there's "no law" that says you can't take a break and then write (on here) again, it works well for me.  Happy First Anniversary.  (You'll probably be here for four or five more, no matter what you may think right now.   lol  )

  20. profile image0
    mts1098posted 6 years ago

    I was reading a stack of papers and reached the middle of the stack...The first line of the page read "If you cannot read, please see the receptionist"...I looked at the page numbers thinking they may have been out of order but they weren't...I just laughed smile

  21. ocbill profile image58
    ocbillposted 6 years ago

    remembering a standup comedian's imaginary GF on AGT. He said she had issues with being disconnected with reality

  22. ladypatience profile image59
    ladypatienceposted 6 years ago

    I just came from my neighbors. I went over to play around with her Huskies. They are adorable and well behaved. They are always happy to see me and me them. One of them actually barked at me, probably telling me to hurry put and pet them. smile

  23. mega1 profile image77
    mega1posted 6 years ago

    today? smile?  well, the supreme court made me smile today!  YES!

 
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