Monthly Archives: December 2016

GrandPappiness

Rascal, Miscreant, Rapscallion, Reprobate, Rogue, Scamp, Scapegrace, Scoundrel, Trickster, Varlet, Villain – all listed synonyms for Scalawag. This week I have not taken a lot of time for adult thoughts because our territory was invaded and occupied by a 5 … Continue reading

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Happy Christmas Feast

Twas the week before Christmas, and I’m thinking food Some pots will need stirring, some meat barbecued; Sautéing and roasting and baking with flare Seasoning and toasting the savory fare; The children still nestled all snug in their beds, While … Continue reading

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Systematic Happiness

Whether you are truthful and admit that you play to win, or you are nice and claim that you play for the enjoyment, or the camaraderie, or the challenge, or simply to pass the time, most play is systematic. Random … Continue reading

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Rethinking Happiness

ONE VIEW OF THE WORLD. Inequality (opens the door to) Potential for Violence (which requires) Threat of Force (in order to enforce) Rules and Regulations (created to perpetuate) Threat of Force (in order to enforce) Rules and Regulations (created to … Continue reading

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Wading toward Happiness

You ask me to perform a creative task that will help you. Before I am able—before you allow me to begin work—you do what you had asked me to do, and you acknowledge that your results are likely different than … Continue reading

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