Scallywag

Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do.

~ Benjamin Spock ~

Archive for January, 2013

Home is a place you make.
What does home mean to you?

Why Make A Home?

January 31st, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 4 secs

Home is a place you make.

How important is a home to you? I suspect nearly everyone appreciates the comforts of home. Yet, surprisingly, many residences are little more then places to eat and sleep. Read the rest of this entry »

Nothing strange here... for some.
Isn't it funny how what is odd to us is entirely normal to someone else?

Do You Know What Is Odd?

January 30th, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 3 secs

Nothing strange here… for some.

What is odd is how people generally think they are the only one right. It’s mildly strange at first. But the more you weigh it up, the more peculiar it seems. Read the rest of this entry »

What can you get from a compatibility test?
Fancy a compatibility test between friends?

The Best Compatibility Test

January 29th, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 9 secs

What can you get from a compatibility test?

Never being one for compatibility tests, I have to confess they can be helpful. Read the rest of this entry »

The Web is helpful, but it's up to us to release it.
Select a category that's new to expose your mind to fresh ideas.

“To Select A Category: You Can Either Use The Box Below Or Navigate To Your Desired Category And Click”

January 28th, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 42 secs

The Web is helpful, but it’s up to us to release it.

Thanks to the power of a mouse to select a category: “you can either use the box below or navigate to your desire category and click to your hearts content”. Read the rest of this entry »

Person to person, we share certain personailty traits.
Every person is different. But what do you have in common?

What Kind Of Person Are You?

January 28th, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 33 secs

Person to person, we share certain personailty traits.

Every person is different it’s true. But the big question to consider is: what type of person are you? Read the rest of this entry »

What do academic professionals think about love?
How come some professionals find love such an awkward concept?

Love And The Professional

January 26th, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 9 secs

What do academic professionals think about love?

How come professionals find love such an awkward concept? A lot of scientists, for example, prefer to classify love as a matter of biology. The idea love is anything other than a matter of genes and procreation gets a seriously dim view. But why? Read the rest of this entry »

I want a unicorn Capricorn relationship... I think.
What does a unicorn Capricorn relationship bode?

A Unicorn Capricorn Relationship

January 25th, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 26 secs

Do I want a unicorn Capricorn relationship?

“Yes, hi. I’ll have a unicorn Capricorn relationship, hold the mustard, and a green salad on the side, thanks.”  Read the rest of this entry »

Kids notice more than we do.
No doubt about it: kids are smart.

Kids Talk

January 24th, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 22 secs

Kids notice more than we do.

I love the way kids make up their own words for terms they can’t quite understand. Ruth and I used to write down our own kids’ invented words. But I found plenty more through teaching. Read the rest of this entry »

It's not your skills that do justice in honoring a loved one, but your care.
Want to dedicate a birthday poem to your father who has passed? Here's how.

Dedicating a Birthday Poem To A Father Who Has Passed Away

January 23rd, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 26 secs

It’s not your skills that do justice in honoring a loved one, but your care.

If you need to produce a birthday poem to a father who has passed on, it’s possible you will be having a mental block about the process (that’s why you are looking here). Yet, fear not. Though it takes a bit more effort, I firmly believe you’ll do better writing something straight from you rather than lifting the comments of others off the Internet. Read the rest of this entry »

It's handy having some birthday quotes for that special occasion.
It's always handy having a few birthday quotes up your sleeve.

36 Birthday Quotes

January 22nd, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 53 secs

It’s handy having some birthday quotes for that special occasion.

It’s always handy to have a few birthday quotes up your sleeve. So here is a bundle to keep when you need them: Read the rest of this entry »