Scallywag

Gratitude is the heart's memory.

~ French Proverb ~

Archive for December, 2012

Do you find time zones confusing too?
Time zones do my head in!

Times Zones Time Travel

December 31st, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 25 secs

Do you find time zones confusing too?

In around three hours time, we will be in 2013. Earlier if you live in New Zealand, Kiribati, Samoa, or Christmas Island. But for many across the worlds various time zones, the New Year is yet to appear. Read the rest of this entry »

Your family are offering a free daily workout...
Family offers us a full on personal development course.

Family Test You Out

December 30th, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 45 secs

Your family are offering a free daily workout…

So what do you discover when your family tests you out? Are you more gracious? More accepting? Or, ready to scream the house down and slam every door, whether they need it or not? Read the rest of this entry »

Kids need us.
Kids need our help.

What’s Happening To Our Kids?

December 29th, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 22 secs

Kids need us.

Our kids are under siege. Not in some kind of military conflict (although in some places in the world that’s happening too), but via treacherous ways. Read the rest of this entry »

How should we view the Web?
Is the Web the answer?

What the Web Is And What It Isn’t

December 29th, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 46 secs

How should we view the Web?

The way some people talk about the World Wide Web you could be forgiven for thinking it’s the greatest thing to happen to humanity. Never have people been able to connect with so much information Now in a real sense, it doesn’t matter where you live. If you have something worth sharing, the Internet will let you. Read the rest of this entry »

People argue.
People fight and bicker all the time. But do we need to?

Will People Ever Change?

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

People argue.

Let me ask you, did you come across any people who annoyed you this week? Was it a trifling thing like a minor slight? Or, did it trigger a full-scale row, complete with hushed audience, showdown, and an after battle wrap up? Read the rest of this entry »

Love has its reasons.
What are good reasons for love?

Love For Good Reason

December 27th, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 35 secs

Love has its reasons.

Love is a source of endless fascination for most of us. Will he love her? Does she love him? Do they love me?  We ask these questions because they set out the social fabric of what we perceive. Read the rest of this entry »

Do true love calculations take height into consideration?
No true love calculation is necessary when you have the basics covered & you're in love.

The True Love Calculation Lie

December 25th, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 4 secs

Do true love calculations take height into consideration?

You cannot have a happy marriage using anything that claims to offer a genuine true love calculation. I’m sorry to be so blunt, but that’s it. Read the rest of this entry »

Nothing beats bed rest.
Here's to the virtues of a comfy bed and a good night's sleep.

Bed in 10 Seconds

December 25th, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 7 secs

Nothing beats bed rest.

Some things happen slower as you grow older and going to bed seems to be one of them. Then again, for some it starts much earlier. Even as kids, there are those who struggle with going to bed because they hate missing out on anything (except that is for the pleasure of sleep). Read the rest of this entry »

Come Christmas, she knows what to do.
Who stirs so loudly on Christmas night?

The Christmas Tree Pest

December 23rd, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 54 secs

Come Christmas, she knows what to do.

It’s quiet. Not a sound stirs in the house on Christmas night and we are all fast asleep. Except, for the Christmas Tree Pest. Read the rest of this entry »

What do you mean, "break"?
Whether we admit it or not, eventually we break.

We Break!

December 23rd, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 11 secs

What do you mean, “break”?

Delicate Christmas baubles aren‘t the only things that break. Nor, are over-shaken Christmas gifts. We break too. Read the rest of this entry »