Happy Valentine's Day! If there is that one day to get a little naughty, well, we won't judge.
Last week, I asked if during the process of creating, are we playing God?
This week I'm going in the opposite direction by asking: What puts the devil in us? What's the appeal of being inappropriate? Why do we enjoy acting naughty? Why misbehave?
Stealing a cookie.
Sneaking a drink.
Peeking under a skirt.
Why do it?
These questions were inspired, not surprisingly, by Mark Henry's recent visit to Denver for the VooDoo Scorned Lovers Art Show. (If the link acts a little screwy, search Facebook for VooDoo Scorned Lovers Weekend) In fact, Mark was specifically brought in to flaunt his outrageous and blue humor for an erotic reading at the show. (Not that any of us in Denver needed any coaching.) Erotic might be too generous a word as he read from the scandalous Patience.
Quim, Cods, & Organ of Dominion.
You'd think from the cover of the book, you're getting soft-focus romance. Ha! If you read this story, better bring handi-wipes.
Life is too important to be taken seriously.Oscar Wilde
We're all alone, no chaperone Can get our number The world's in slumber--let's misbehave!
Loosening the restraints is way of addressing the pressures of life. A good laugh does a lot more to relieve stress and lift your mood than any pill. Being naughty lets us feel we've got some control in our lives as we thumb our noses at authority.
And who better to thumb its collective nose at authority than the League of Reluctant Adults. We've revamped our blogging schedule, as in, we didn't have one before and now we do. There's a new post every day, so you can get your League freak on all month long.
Having fun doesn't have to be naughty. Okay, maybe some naughty moves.
Which segues into the Big News.
My swing dance instructor at the Mercury Cafe, Tiffiny Wine, won a Westword MasterMind Award. Hoo-Rah! She had asked me for a letter of recommendation, which I did write--not that I have any pull in anything. Check out her moves. Go Tiff!