Scallywag

Happiness is a choice that requires effort at times.

~ Aeschylus ~

Archive for August, 2012

Who is Woman Impossible?
What is it about Woman Impossible that gets us in?

Woman Impossible

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

Who is Woman Impossible?

Okay, Woman Impossible! Come out from behind that seaweed mask. We know you’re in there. Come out with your hands waving and your feet dancing. Read the rest of this entry »

Wouldn't it be nice to soar above all that stress?
How would life be if you could sail above your stresses?

7 Ways To Best Handle Stress

August 30th, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 39 secs

Wouldn’t it be nice to soar above all that stress?

Think stress think negative. Stress for most of us means pressure and all the yucky stuff that dealing with difficulties demands. But a more rounded way of looking at stress might help us handle it better. Read the rest of this entry »

Fortunately Dad left one leg spare.
What did your Dad have? Mine had a wooden leg!

Dad Had a Wooden Leg

August 29th, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 5 secs

Fortunately Dad left one leg spare.

No kidding, my Dad really had a wooden leg. Actually, he had a few. Some were fiberglass. But most were wood. Made from lacquered pine and fitted with leather and brass hinges, they certainly made a statement. Read the rest of this entry »

Some comments are worth about this much.
Some things aren't worth the paper they're printed on.

Spam Lies And Arithmetic

August 28th, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 49 secs

Some comments are worth about this much.

How’s this, “I truly appreciate this post. I have been looking everywhere for this. Thank goodness I found it on Bing”? Or, how about, “I really appreciate this post. I have been looking all over for this.Thank goodness I found it on Yahoo”? Read the rest of this entry »

Does ageism in job search efforts miss the point?
Have you ever felt the effects of ageism in jobseeking?

Overcoming Ageism In Job Search Efforts

August 27th, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 51 secs

Does ageism in job search efforts miss the point?

What does ageism in job search terms mean? Only that: “You’re too old”, “You’re a bit young”, or “Actually we were looking for somebody experienced, not geriatric!” Read the rest of this entry »

Do you know somebody who seems happy though miserable?
Can you be really be happy though miserable?

Happy Though Miserable

August 26th, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 7 secs

Do you know somebody who seems happy though miserable?

Can you be happy though miserable at the same time? Plenty of people feel that way. They’re compelled to wear a happy mask. But underneath? Well, a good many say they’re living out a routine of misery. So how can life ever end this way? Read the rest of this entry »

Funny sayings and qoutes sometimes take some thought (I think).
Got any funny quotes up your sleeve?

Got Any Funny Sayings And Qoutes?

August 25th, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 51 secs

Funny sayings and qoutes sometimes take some thought (I think).

You’re absolutely right to say funny sayings and qoutes has a typo. But for the sake of getting noticed, I’ll include it. When it comes to Miss Heard Malaproprisms it’s a good fit. Read the rest of this entry »

You're kidding right? These aren't really bloopers from Greek Orthodox Church bulletins, are they?
Just how orthodox are these Orthodox Church bulletin bloopers?

Greek Orthodox Church And Bulletin Bloopers

August 24th, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 16 secs

You’re kidding right? These aren’t really bloopers from Greek Orthodox Church bulletins, are they?

What do the Greek Orthodox Church and bulletin bloopers have to do with each other? Not a lot really. After all, they could have appeared in any church newsletter (and somehow, I suspect they did). But, regardless whether they are Greek Orthodox or not, these unintended bulletin ambiguities appeared in my email today and gave me a smile. I hope they do for you too… Read the rest of this entry »

That fake Dr note is fraud.
What do we stand to risk with a fake doctor note?

What Fake Dr Note?

August 23rd, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 41 secs

That fake Dr note is fraud.

Come on, we know about that fake Dr note! Yes, yes, the one you wrote when you couldn’t get in to see your doctor in time… What’s that? You’ve never made a fake Dr note? No I didn’t think so. It’s a pretty ridiculous thing to do. Come to think of, who on Earth would? Read the rest of this entry »

What do the personal ads say about us?
What do personals "casual encounters in your area" tell us?

Personals: Casual Encounters In Learning

August 22nd, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 12 secs

What do the personal ads say about us?

In tiny writing the words “personals: casual encounters” in your area shouts out. Scroll down the list in any newspaper or classifieds site online and you’ll see a side of life that’s surprisingly frank. Read the rest of this entry »