I call it the "Because why not" lesson.
My son is playing flag football so I got him some athletic type pants and shorts suitable for playing flag football in. They sit in the dresser at home and he plays in his Wrangler jeans. I tried to assure him he would be more comfortable in the clothing designed for playing sports in, but he wasn't convinced. I pointed out the other kids wearing theirs. He didn't care. At that point I decided, why not?
He plays pretty damn good in his Wranglers and it makes him happy. How can I argue with that?
|Cowboys just like their jeans I guess! At least they got out of their boots! but no smiling|
She wore it to school. I wish now I would have taken a picture she did look so beautiful! Now she wants more dresses to wear to school everyday, because why not? I am not going to buy her more fancy dresses (she is spoiled enough) but what's the point of saving a dress she will grow out of in a year for only 2 or 3 occasions anyway. Want to wear it to school? Why not?
Obviously the why not factor has some limits, especially when I come up with valid why nots.
I was wavering on signing up for an October half marathon, feeling a little guilty about wanting to do a run when I just came back from a big one, but then I decided, why not? It won't be a fast one, I don't feel like I have run consistently since the Bozeman half in the beginning of September. I know I can do it though since I ran 13 miles Monday, so really why not?
Not every race effort needs to be a top of my game race, and after reading Miss Zippy's post about finding the joy in your racing I am sold. I do love running races.
It's local, cheap, and I love half marathons. There won't be another until next spring and I really wanted to do three this year. I can't come up with any "why nots" that sound convincing to me so..YAY!
What have you said why not to lately and done it?