Happy Animals

When us humans are happy we smile, we laugh, we clap our hands, sometimes we jump for joy. We as a species can be very expressive in our happiness. Can other species express happiness? Some scientists say yes, where many others say that we are anthropomorphising the animals, that is giving them human qualities they do not have. I believe, however, that…

Happy Merry Easter

The Night Before Easter Author Unknown ‘Twas the night before Easter. All was calm and laid back. Fred, the mouse in the kitchen, snarfed down a late snack. The eggs were all dyed but still drippy and sticky… To be honest, they looked just a little bit icky. There were big jelly beans, chocolate bunnies and such, And as Fred…

The Dinner Time Telemarketer

This is too too funny!!! It was dinner time, as it always is, when the “invader” called. The conversation went like this: Me: Hello? Him: Hello… this is Jeff, with United Independent Universal Environmental Awareness Group. Me: I’m sorry, who did you say? Him: This is Jeff, with United Independent Universal Environmental Awareness Group and we would like to ask…

Real Women Do Things A Little Differently

  Some useful advice from “Creative Humor at Work: Living the Humor Perspective” by Sandra Meggert, Ph.D. (2008): Ladies–If you accidentally over-salt a dish while it’s still cooking, drop in a peeled potato and it will absorb the excess salt for an instant fix-me-up. Real Woman-– If you over-salt a dish while cooking, that’s just too bad. Pleace recite with…

Happy Supreme Sacrifice Day!

Supreme Sacrifice Day recognizes the ultimate sacrifice made by some for the good of others. History is filled with examples of  people who offered the supreme sacrifice for other people. We offer these examples: Jesus Christ gave the supreme sacrifice when he died on the cross for us. Soldiers in battle gave their lives to protect our freedom, our way…

Happy (Pleasant) Thesaurus (Lexicon) Day!

Happy Birthday to Peter Roget. The creator of the Thesaurus was born on this day in 1779. This invaluable book has been the friend of many a student and writer. I know I use it everyday, both in book form and online. Need a different word for rain? Flip open your thesaurus and find drizzle, downpour, flurry and many others.