"No" I responded.
"Then why on earth would you want to wear
something so ridculous?" Yesterday I was having
a bad day and couldn't answer you. But today I will.
Why would a grown woman wear a Kermit the Frog hat?
Because it's a magical hat.
in time to see the little girl I was when I watched and smiled
as Kermit flailed his arms excited about the next guess or
nervous about trying to hold the show together.
It makes me smile and brightens my day reminding me of
some important lessons I learned from Kermit as a kid about
finding the rainbow connection and remembering that one person…okay one frog believed in me. He also taught me
that life is like a movie and if I keep believeing and pretending I could do exactly what I set out to do.
Some where along the line to growing up, I forgot these things.
Now I wear a Kermit hat so I'll remember to pass these important
lessons to my son and never forget for myself again.
Other people heard you. As I walked in the parking lot they told me how they wish they were as brave as I was to wear that hat. I don't think of myself as that brave but perhaps I am. Perhaps wearing this hat is part of the armor I wear as I dream and create and grow into the person I am meant to be. So I'll continue to wear this ridiculous hat even thouh I haven't lost a bet. And even though it's warmer out today, I'll put my hat back on and go out into the world again because some one needs to be lifted up if only for a moment.
So thank you for asking. Now I know exactly why I love this hat so much.