To those of you who know me know I have been having a rough time of it lately. So, I thought I would take a small poll.
In my experience, people have a “go to” item when they need cheering up. Some may rely on a pet, a certain book, song or movie.
My first line of defense is my youngest cat, Beau. A good cuddle with him will set me right for a while and calm my mind enough to get an untroubled sleep. If Beau is unavailable (I’m out of town, perhaps) or not in the mood to deal with my churlish attitude, then my “go to” guy is the one, the only – Eddie Izzard.
I have noticed over the years that when I am feeling low, the first thing I look for in the DVD rack is his performance Dress to Kill. His use of history combined with an almost innocent nature lead to, for me, captivating and entertaining shows. Add an amazing voice and British accent and you have the charming creature that is Eddie Izzard.
So now I pose the question to you. What is your “go to” item when you need cheering up?