Scallywag

Nothing but heaven itself is better than a friend who is really a friend.

~ Plautus ~

Archive for April, 2013

Care isn't cheap.
Is there such a thing as "too cheap"?

When Really Cheap Is Too Cheap

April 30th, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 45 secs

Care isn't cheap.

Care isn’t cheap.

There’s nothing like finding a super cheap price on a quality item. It feels exciting and, as every canny shopper the world over knows, there’s nothing like a bargain. Read the rest of this entry »

did you say "funny sayings and qoutes"? What's a "qwout"?
Vot for you want 26 Funny Sayings And Qoutes, I'm askingk you?

25 Funny Sayings And “Qoutes”

April 29th, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 49 secs

did you say "funny sayings and qoutes"? What's a "qwout"?

Did you say “funny sayings and qoutes”? I love “qwouts” almost as much as donuts!

Yes, you detected correctly. It’s not “funny sayings and qoutes” it’s  “quotes”, isn’t it? But being in a contrarian mood, I liked the idea of changing it round (especially as it it’s fitting for the subject). Read the rest of this entry »

What is the difference between treasures and useless junk?
What do you tend to keep: useless junk or only what's special?

Useless Junk Or Collected Treasure?

April 28th, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 8 secs

What is the difference between treasures and useless junk?

What is the difference between treasures and useless junk?

When someone declares you have too much useless junk, what do you do? Do you agree and reassure them you’re going to get rid of it all by the end of spring? Or, do you mount a full-scale justification of why you hold onto things for safekeeping? Read the rest of this entry »

Togetheness in relationship is not based on transactions.
Give us a love-based relationship any day.

Transactional Relationship

April 27th, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 7 secs

Togetheness in relationship is not based on transactions.

Togetheness in relationship is not based on transactions.

I’ve noticed a shift in the way people handle their relationship. It’s subjective, I know, but it seems to be appearing in the media and the way people speak about their partners. Things have changed. Read the rest of this entry »

Be bold and ask!
If it matters to you, ask.

Just Ask

April 26th, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 48 secs

Be bold and ask!

Be bold and ask!

Ask anything you like. But be prepared to get something unexpected in response. Read the rest of this entry »

What is fine print?
I don't know what fine print is.

Let’s Get Rid Of Fine Print

April 25th, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 47 secs

What is fine print?

What is fine print?

Isn’t fine print frustrating? I mean, there are reams of the stuff in documents ranging from home loans to gym membership. From travel itineraries to health plans, it’s all there in tiny, ponderous detail… in the fine print. Read the rest of this entry »

Mum's the word.
Sorry, but I can't say "Mom".

Why I Can’t Say Mom

April 24th, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 35 secs

Mum's the word.

Mum’s the word.

I can flex on a lot of things but I can’t say “Mom”. I can’t. Actually, I won’t. Read the rest of this entry »

How much pain is peddled through the abusive use of power?
Power abuse generates unecessary pain.

The Pain Of Superficialdom

April 23rd, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 49 secs

How much pain is peddled through the abusive use of power?

How much pain is peddled through the abusive use of power?

Okay, it’s not a real word but “superficialdom” says it all when it comes to stupid people in power and their practices. Causing an incredible amount of needless pain, it’s their indifference that is squarely to blame. Read the rest of this entry »

Nothing like a leisurely photo opportunity...
How much rush is too much?

Rush!

April 22nd, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 20 secs

Nothing like a leisurely photo opportunity...

Nothing like a leisurely photo opportunity…

Today, almost everybody is in a rush. You wouldn’t know why sometimes. But there’s no denying that furtive look people keep which screams, “Please hurry!” Read the rest of this entry »

Could happiness be closer than you think?
Can the way we speak help us find happiness?

The Language Of Happiness

April 21st, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 36 secs

Could happiness be closer than you think?

Could happiness be closer than you think?

Happiness needs a few tweaks to our way of thinking. But not just to thoughts, but our words. Read the rest of this entry »