Seriously now folks

I found this meme the other day. If I can believe the search engines, Mr. Bradbury said this during an interview with Writer’s Digest back in 1976.

Was he, um, serious? I think he was and he wasn’t. Bradbury was not a frivolous guy and tackled serious subjects all the time. But, you know, he had this whimsical air about him all the time.

Maybe I’ll post this meme somewhere that I can see it all the time. When the temptation rises to get all riled up — like most of the time lately — it will remind me there’s so much ridiculous stuff in this world that it pays not to take it so seriously.

Published by WarrenBluhm

Wordsmith and podcaster, Warren is a reporter, editor and storyteller who lives near the shores of Green Bay with his wife, two golden retrievers, Dejah and Summer, and Blackberry, an insistent cat. Author of Echoes of Freedom Past, Full, Refuse to be Afraid, Gladness is Infectious, 24 flashes, How to Play a Blue Guitar, Myke Phoenix: The Complete Novelettes, A Bridge at Crossroads, The Imaginary Bomb, A Scream of Consciousness, and The Imaginary Revolution.

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