What’s up with the Moose?

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Moosing around with frozen high fives in "sub" zero weather.

Moosing around with frozen high fives in “sub” zero weather.

 

What’s up with the moose horns?

When you are 6″7, and have marks on your forehead from smashing into iron door fulcrums, and can’t dance without drawing attention, you eventually figure that you might as well embrace the image. And how can you not love mooses, or meese, as they are otherwise known, except when they are chasing you or invading your yard.

Really, the mooschief is nothing more than pedagogical playfulness as an alternative to today’s over-stimulated, pretentious world. Good, clean fun is missing from so much of our gender self-understanding and interactions. We need to lighten up things in

The Author and Dr. Murphy Moose Around During a Break from Taping
The Author and Dr. Murphy Moose Around During a Break from Taping

order to relax. Like athletes seeking top performance, we can’t function properly when we are uptight. The same goes for our relationships. If we are so wired that we are ready to explode at the slightest provocation, it is unlikely we will be able to work constructively with our counterpart. Well-meaning attempts at humor and playfulness go a long way to easing tensions and eliciting openness.

Karl and Martin Nance, former wide receiver for the Pittsburgh Steelers.  Are they moosing around, or is a football on the way and they are bracing themselves for the catch?

Karl and Martin Nance, former wide receiver for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Are they moosing around, or is a football on the way and they are bracing themselves for the catch?

Also, I am working on a top secret moose project, which I will disclose shortly through an international announcement on the website. Check back frequently for updated moosages.

Mooses are cool-looking, almost prehistoric in appearance, so why not jump on the moosewagon and have a ball? You don’t know what you’re moosing! You haven’t lived until you have been around the young at heart exchanging the moose horns / ears greetings and trying to emulate the moose mating call. With all the negative things written about and attributed to men nowadays, this is one thing that is definitely not emoosculating. If you remain moostified, don’t worry, it’s better than being a Young and old alike enjoy moosing aroundmoosygnist.