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If we all did the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.

~ Thomas A Edison ~

Archive for March, 2012

Daisys and Tulips
Daisys and Tulips can do anything. Just ask Sandra.

Daisys and Tulips

March 31st, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 59 secs

Make way for the Daisys and Tulips, and Sandras!

Daisys and Tulips make me look twice. Not because they’re so lovely (like the flowers they’ve been named after), but because everyone with a distinctive name has an important story. Read the rest of this entry »

how do I figure out what career I want now
If you find yourself asking, “How do I figure out what career I want?” there’s no time to lose.

How Do I Figure Out What Career I Want?

March 30th, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 10 secs

Given I am an expert wallaby spotter, how do I figure out which career I want next?

Question: How do I figure out what career I want?  Answer: Keep asking questions. Read the rest of this entry »

How happy do you feel being you?
Do you feel happy being you? Or is being happy just another duty?

Happy: Heaven or Hassle?

March 29th, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 25 secs

How happy do you feel being you?

Happy about your life? Or are you at that point where strangling that cat, yelling at your partner, and ditching the kids seems reasonable? Read the rest of this entry »

Yes,I could definitely do with a few happiness quotes.
How often do you read happiness quotes?

Happiness Quotes Are Good For You

March 28th, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 24 secs

Happiness quotes might not get you feeling particularly happy. But they certainly can get you thinking! Here are 30 of my current favorites for you: Read the rest of this entry »

Scam alerts? Sure, I can sell you one of those...
Why should worry about some scary old scam alerts?

Scam Alerts: The Unfortunate Truth

March 27th, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 29 secs

Scam alerts? Sure, I can sell you one of those...

Scam alerts are a unique feature of the web. Which is not surprising, given how many scams use this remarkable communication technology. Ironically, some scam alerts are no more than scams themselves. Like the recent Kony farce which revealed how a culture of pseudo-helping harnessed and duped (e.g. “Click Like and you can save a nation”). Clearly, web awareness has got a long way to go to provide proper protection. Take, for instance, the lack of scam alerts warning against cults. Read the rest of this entry »

Funny, end of year school awards never mention me.
How about funny end of year school awards for the coolest green hat? Brightest smile? How about student most keen to win an award?

Funny End of Year School Awards

March 26th, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 52 secs

Funny, end of year school awards never mention me.

Stuck for some funny end of year school awards? Here are thirty-three awards that might put a smile on everyone’s dial and fuel a sense of school camaraderie. Of course, as nobody wants to be embarrassed or take the experience too seriously, remember to apply kindness and discretion to keep it fun for everyone. And remember: you don’t have to wait until the year’s last gasp. End of semester, assemblies, or class camps are all perfect times to issue awards. So go ahead and create a mememorable event. Read the rest of this entry »

“Can I get ear mites from my cat?” is one of those questions that seems funny at first. But as there is a remote possibility
I'm an Easter rabbit (really, I am) so can I get ear mites from my cat?

Can I Get Ear Mites From My Cat?

March 25th, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 30 secs

“Can I get ear mites from my cat?” is one of those questions that seems funny at first. But there is a remote possibility.

“Can I get ear mites from my cat?” was the question a slightly anxious Grade 5 child once asked me, as she busied herself drawing the puss in question. Read the rest of this entry »

Being happy is about expressing your best.
How important is it to have a happy life?

Happy You

March 24th, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 0 secs

Being happy is about expressing your best.

Happy” is one of those words that we all understand. But at the same time, being happy is hard to fully explain. Does happy merely mean having happy feelings? Or is happy an attitude, a choice, or a mixture of all three? Read the rest of this entry »

Um... When is Easter 2012?
Eggzactly when is Easter 2013?

When is Easter 2013?

March 23rd, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 33 secs

Um… When is Easter 2013?

When is Easter 2013? Well this year Easter Sunday falls on the 31st of March. Of course, the reason why you naturally find yourself asking, “Exactly when is Easter 2013?” is because every year the date keeps changing. But have you ever wondered why? Read the rest of this entry »

What? Ear lobe creases lead to heart attack? But I haven't got any!
What's all this "ear lobe creases heart attack stuff"?

Ear Lobe Creases Heart Attack – What You Should Know

March 22nd, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 16 secs

What? Ear lobe creases cause heart attack? But I haven't got any!

Relax! The ear lobe creases heart attack risk has been busted. Despite some studies suggesting a possible ear lobe creases heart attack match, fresher findings are now implying ear lobe creases in senior people are merely a sign of ageing. So the actual heart attack risk is more likely to be from getting older, not having creased ear lobes. Read the rest of this entry »