Starting the Weekend Off on the Right Foot

Here. It’s good for what ails you, no matter what that might be.

And if you’re ailment-free?

Well, then it’s even better.YouTube Preview ImageThat clip never fails to bring a smile to my face — partially because of the subject matter, I suspect. Partially because of the effervescence and infectious humor of the Sherman Brothers’ tune. And partially because Ed Wynn is such a favorite of mine.

But mostly, it’s because Dick Van Dyke always reminds me of my dad. And there’s almost no one who can make me smile as quickly and as reliably as my dad.

Bring it on, weekend! I’m ready for you now. …I think.

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About Joseph Susanka

Joseph has been doing development work for institutions of Catholic higher education since graduating from Thomas Aquinas College in 1999. A grateful resident of Wyoming, he spends his free time exploring the beautiful Wind River Mountains, keeping track of his (currently) seven sons, being amazed by his (currently) lone daughter, and thanking his lucky stars for Netflix.