Scallywag

Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.

~ Dalai Lama ~

Archive for September, 2011

Kind New Yorker takes her dog Ruby out in the Manhattan snow because Ruby loves it!
What kind of person takes their dog out in the snow?

Kind? You Kidding? New Yorker’s are Rude Right?

September 20th, 2011 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 17 secs

Kind New Yorker takes her dog Ruby out in the Manhattan snow because Ruby loves it!

C’mon, be honest. Put your hand up if you think New Yorkers are rude. Read the rest of this entry »

Not happy
Not happy

Can You Be Happy With Spam?

September 19th, 2011 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 7 secs

Not happy

Not happy spam!

Is anyone happy with the stuff?

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Pleased to eat you
Pleased with plain talk

Pleased to Redact You

September 19th, 2011 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 0 secs

Pleased to eat you

Pleased with plain talk

Do you keep hearing certain words repeated? I mean, all of a sudden out of nowhere, somebody uses a word that’s weird.

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How to be satisfied with a can opener
Satisfied with yours?

Satisfied with Your Can Opener?

September 17th, 2011 ~ Est. reading time: 3 mins, 9 secs

How to be satisfied with a can opener

Satisfied with yours?

Ouch!” I think that was my first introduction Read the rest of this entry »

Cat Honeybeast
Cats know how to be happy

How Many Cats?

September 16th, 2011 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 36 secs

Cat Honeybeast

Cats know how to be happy

Before I admit anything, it was an accident.

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Lucky cards
How lucky are you?

Lucky You’ve Won!

September 16th, 2011 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 53 secs

How lucky are you?

How lucky are you?

Feeling lucky? Which do you want first: the good news or the bad news?

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Happy baby
There's more to life than things

What’s the Secret to Happy Life?

September 14th, 2011 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 12 secs

There's more to life than things

Don’t go out without your raincoat! Brush your teeth.  

Have you cleaned up after yourself?

Surely these can’t be the secrets to a happy life? Read the rest of this entry »

Happy Meal
Happy meal?

Happy Meal We’ll Never Forget

September 12th, 2011 ~ Est. reading time: 3 mins, 42 secs

Happy meal or dining disaster? With good company it all works out.

Let me tell you about one of the most memorable meals we’ve ever eaten. I say it was a happy meal but really, it was a hilarious meal.

Years ago, Ruth and I decided to take our work friends out to dinner to celebrate another happy year together. Read the rest of this entry »

Be happy now
Is it possible to be happy even if things aren't perfect?

Be Happy Now

September 11th, 2011 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 36 secs

Is it possible to be happy even if things aren't perfect?

Have you ever had a perfect day? You know the kind. When all the green lights turn in unison; as if just for you. The boss makes you coffee and says it’s high time you got a raise because he values your work and wants you to be happy. Read the rest of this entry »

funny-thumb
Happy B-day to you, dear!

Funny…Did You Say Have a Bidet, or Happy B-Day?

September 10th, 2011 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 48 secs

Fun at any age

What’s a happy bidet for goodness sake?

Did you say happy bidet, or happy b-day, becasue I can’t hear so well anymore. It was bound to happen eventually. The gradual effects of age creep up on you. Like tendrils of a vine.

First, you enjoy the seeming invincibility of youth. Growing old, you observe, happens to other people. Then, by degrees, things gather apace. A science teacher friend noted with triumphant gloom that it’s all downhill after thirty. If that. Fun huh? Read the rest of this entry »