At a therapy group yesterday, one of the members brought in a gift: a cartoon of Popeye the Sailor Man, with his signature saying, “I yam what I yam.”
Because I am what I am — a group therapist who appreciates gifts and hopes to inspire creativity and sharing — I suggested we use those cartoons to express ourselves.
Because I am what I am — somebody who loves music and pop culture trivia — I looked up the Popeye theme song during that group exercise, last night.
Because I am what I am — an ex-marketing writer who likes to avoid false advertising — I want to tell you that YouTube video of the Popeye theme song is NOT in Hindi.
Because my boyfriend Michael is what he is, he just said to me, “Are you looking for try-out songs for your audition for The Voice?”
Because I am what I am — somebody who appreciates a good sense of humor — I laughed out loud.
Because I am what I am — a daily blogger who likes to share the photos I snap wherever I go — here are some other pictures from yesterday:
Because I am what I am — a group facilitator with a passion for my work — I’m giving a presentation about group therapy this morning for the Massachusetts Psychological Association.
Because I am what I am — somebody who likes to be on time — I’m finishing today’s blog post now, but not before I request that you leave a comment about “I am what I am.”
Pop-eyed thanks to people who heal in groups, Max Fleischer (the creator of Popeye), the Fenway Park area of Boston Massachusetts, and you — of course! — for being what you are, today.