Introvert, Extrovert, or In Between – Which are You?

Thinking Funny

In January, a local magazine article will feature my family and my daughter hates it.

The Advocate interviewed us for a series it’s doing on the Dallas Independent School District (DISD) and my eight-year-old daughter did not want to go to the photo shoot.  When I asked her why, she said the words that no retired entertainer ever wants to hear from his kin’s monologue-hole:

“Because I don’t want to be famous.”

Wha?  I was floored.

Before retirement, I spent almost half of my life trying to make a name for myself with standup, radio, and improv.  I wanted nothing more than to be celebrated, to be interrupted for autographs and selfies while dining or to be recognized in a city to which I’ve never been.  Yet here’s my daughter, my very own flesh and blood, telling me she has no desire to seek fame or public attention.  It’s not…

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