Day 308. No Thanks

How much time do you spend thinking about whether or not you’re “normal”?  I’ve never thought about it at all.  Until yesterday, when I read the WordPress Daily vanillaPrompt:  “Is being normal — whatever that means to you — a good thing, or a bad thing?  Neither?”

Before I could answer the question, I wanted to be sure I understood what “normal” really means.  So I looked it up:

Adjective:  Conforming to a standard, usual, typical or expected

Noun:  The usual, average or typical state or condition

Synonyms:   Regular, standard, ordinary, common, usual

I’ve gotta be honest with you.  The whole idea of ‘conforming’ gives me a rash.  It’s settling for something you Continue reading