September 2007

Recommended Reads # 3

September 28, 2007

On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft by Stephen King This book is part autobiography part writing manual. It is an excellent read for anyone who anyone who writes. King shares his story and advice on how to write. He examines many aspects of writing [Keep Reading]

Bloggers Against Abuse

September 27, 2007

I got an email notifying me of this campaign and I decided that it was something that I wanted to be a part of. There are thousands, if not millions of blogs out there. What if we all stood together and spoke up about abuse? Maybe just maybe, we [Keep Reading]

Joan of Arcadia (in reverse)

September 26, 2007

I watched a television show last night that I can only describe as Joan of Arcadia in reverse. The show is called Reaper and it revolves around a young man who discovers that his parents sold his soul to the devil before he was born. The devil comes [Keep Reading]

Commonplace Book # 3

September 25, 2007

“He’s like a lot of men. They’re horrible until they fall in love.”When Harry Met Sally. DVD commentary to the film. When Harry Met Sally is probably one of the best films ever made. I can watch it over and over again. I love absolutely love [Keep Reading]

Time Poured In

September 21, 2007

It is amazing how much work needs to be done right at the start of the school year. I have been so busy inside the classroom. It took me a while to set it up and get my routines running smoothly. In fact, we are still figuring out what works best [Keep Reading]

Hate Me and Blame Me

September 20, 2007

I caught a song on the radio quite some time ago that has stayed with me. It was called “Hate Me” by Blue October. The song is poetic and really got me thinking. The singer is speaking from the heart and he is basically giving an ex-lover [Keep Reading]

Make a Difference

September 19, 2007

Music Videos are great. I can sit there and watch them for hours. And I did just that on the weekend. I flipped around from Much Music, BET, and Much Vibe for a few hours and then kept Much Vibe on as I did housework. I caught a great video from DL [Keep Reading]

Commonplace Tuesdays

September 18, 2007

Commonplace books used to be a lot more “common,” for lack of a better term. It seems that they have fallen out of popularity. However, many of the famous quotation sites on the Internet are really just digital commonplace books. In the [Keep Reading]

Hip Hop at the Emmys

September 17, 2007

The Emmy Awards were on television last night and they tried a few new things in the telecast. They had the cast of each show sitting together encircling a round stage. It was an interesting concept that didn’t really seem to work. The show looked [Keep Reading]

Cheer Each Other

September 14, 2007

ECD continues to influence me in surprising ways. He started up a second blog, a sister blog as he calls it. He wrote about the idea of it two weeks ago. He wanted to have a community blog where women could all contribute. He seemed to get a lot of [Keep Reading]
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