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 »
Archive for March, 2012
Daisys and Tulips can do anything. Just ask Sandra.
If you find yourself asking, “How do I figure out what career I want?” there’s no time to lose.
Question: How do I figure out what career I want? Answer: Keep asking questions. Read the rest of this entry »
Do you feel happy being you? Or is being happy just another duty?
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 »
How often do you read happiness quotes?
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 »
Why should worry about some scary old scam alerts?
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 »
How about funny end of year school awards for the coolest green hat? Brightest smile? How about student most keen to win an award?
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 »
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?” 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 »
How important is it to have a happy life?
“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 »
Eggzactly 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's all this "ear lobe creases heart attack stuff"?
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 »