Podcast Episode 90: Be Somebody’s Huckleberry

    Nov 22, 2021

    The phrase “I’m your huckleberry” became popular in the 1800s, used in a variety of ways, including as a response to anyone looking for help or someone to do work. Idioms Online says it could mean simply “I’m the man for the job.” It was made famous in modern times in 1993 in the movie Tombstone. This movie was another in a long line of movies about Wyatt Earp and events in Tombstone Arizona during the 1880s, including the famous “Shootout at the OK Corral.” It was Doc Holliday who uttered the unfamiliar phrase to the character Johnny Ringo: “I’m your Huckleberry. That’s just my game.”

    For our purposes, today, we’ll use this definition from the uber-scholarly source, Wiktionary: “I’m your huckleberry”: I am your partner; I will join you; I will work with you; I will fight for you; I will dance with you.

    Every joyful life has at least one of these; and every joyful life needs to BE one of these.

    And what does being a huckleberry look like?

    Listen in to find out…and then be one…


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    “I’m your huckleberry.” 




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