Scallywag

One half of the world cannot understand the pleasures of the other.

~ Jane Austen (1775 - 1817), Emma ~

Archive for December, 2011

Did you know that from here everything looks funny?
How come you look funny frowning?

Funny How Things Look, Isn’t It?

December 31st, 2011 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 12 secs

Did you know that from here everything looks funny?

Go on, have a laugh. See the funny side of things and let your light side rise. Read the rest of this entry »

When will you get to be happy?
How come we're always waiting for something to happen before we can be happy?

Be Happy You Are

December 30th, 2011 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 44 secs

When will you get to be happy?

“When I’m 15, 18, 21, then I’ll finally be able to. Just as soon as we’re married, I’m going to… When I get this new job, travel, retire, buy a new place, etc… then it’s going to be good.” Read the rest of this entry »

Ahh, peace and quiet!
Are you getting the peace and quiet you need?

Isn’t it Time You Had Some Peace?

December 29th, 2011 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 23 secs

Ahh, peace and quiet!

Christmas and New Year’s time is often frenzied and full on, isn’t it? Read the rest of this entry »

Isn' t it funny what we eat in the name of luxury and trying to impress?
Oh my goodness! That's disgusting!

The Trouble With Luxury Happy Meals

December 28th, 2011 ~ Est. reading time: 3 mins, 6 secs

Isn' t it funny what we eat in the name of luxury and trying to impress?

Being male, and my age, I am not the Nouvelle Cuisine, “perched on a bed of this with just a splash of that” person. Not for me the oversized but basically empty white plate, decorated with a pattern of smears and petals. Read the rest of this entry »

There's "happy" and then there's "festively happy."
How do you feel about happiness with a pricetag?

How Come “Happy” Can Drive You Crazy?

December 27th, 2011 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 18 secs

There's "happy" and then there's "festively happy."

“Welcome to our restaurant. I’m so happy that you have come here today, As your server, I am happy to tell you that our super deluxe reheated special is available for only half price during our fabulous happy hour – but only to customers who recite our restaurant’s super-duper happy slogan with a big smile on their face. Are you ready?” Read the rest of this entry »

successfully engaged
So you're engaged? Congratulations!

You’ve Made It! Congratulations on Your Bathroom Success

December 26th, 2011 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 15 secs

Sometimes even the smallest successes matter.

Well success comes in all forms, doesn’t it? Some dream of going to college or university, while others think of a better job. Though, these days, more and more simply wish they could get a job. But I’m not talking about those kinds of success. Read the rest of this entry »

How happy do you feel being you?
Given how life has been up until now, can you ever truly be happy?

Are You Happy Being You?

December 25th, 2011 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 41 secs

How happy do you feel being you?

“Sorry. You missed the boat. You’re not good looking enough. Besides, you haven’t got enough money. And who are you anyway? You don’t deserve to be happy.” Read the rest of this entry »

What do you hope for at Christmas?
How do you experience Christmas time?

What’s Your Christmas Wish?

December 25th, 2011 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 48 secs

What do you hope for at Christmas?

It’s quiet in the Feeger household. No cats are stirring, and all is still. Read the rest of this entry »

Can you be trusted?
Mmm. How do I know you can be trusted to think for yourself?

Why Don’t We Take it on Trust?

December 23rd, 2011 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 50 secs

Can you be trusted?

Gone are the days when we took it on trust that people would work things out for themselves. Read the rest of this entry »

What will he bring home this time for Christmas?
Why do men have so much trouble doing Christmas shopping?

How Men Shop For Christmas…and Birthdays Too!

December 22nd, 2011 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 32 secs

What will he bring home this time for Christmas?

First of all, the disclaimers. No men were harmed in the making of this blog post (though some had their egos slightly bruised). Read the rest of this entry »