January 2008

Bring Work Home

January 18, 2008

It’s one of those weekends again. It’s a weekend where I will need to bring work home. I don’t know if most people realize this, but teachers put a lot of work in outside of the classroom. I normally spend three hours every weekend drawing up [Keep Reading]

Small Print on the Screen

January 17, 2008

Why are TV commercials now filled with impossible to read small print? Have you noticed this? I was watching TV last night and noticed that three commercials in a row did this. Where is the honesty and integrity of these companies that advertise [Keep Reading]

Let’s Lose the Speed Limits

January 16, 2008

I wanted to write about this when it happened but I didn’t get a chance. Better late than never they say; besides I think this is an important issue. Here’s the set-up. On New Year’s Day, I had to drive on the highway to another city. We had [Keep Reading]

Commonplace Weekdays

January 15, 2008

Tuesdays used to be the day where I would share one of my quotations from my commonplace book. I’ve collected over 300 quotations on all sorts of interesting topics. I’ve enjoyed sharing them here with you. My commonplace book has grown and [Keep Reading]

Canadians Need Not Apply

January 14, 2008

I enjoy watching Wheel of Fortune. I like winding down every night in front of the television, solving puzzles. It gives me a chance to relax after work, although there is one thing that I find frustrating about the experience. During every show, [Keep Reading]

I’ve Joined the Digital Age

January 11, 2008

I have finally joined the digital age. Yes, I broke down and bought an MP3 player. I did a lot of research before buying one and I think I have found the perfect player. I didn’t buy an Ipod. They are extremely limiting. I needed something that [Keep Reading]

Music Space Issues – Solved

January 10, 2008

Last summer, I thought that it was so great that I managed to save some space and organize my entire CD collection (see entry). This Christmas break, I found myself organizing this same collection yet again. It took a lot of time and effort but I [Keep Reading]

Only Know When It Don’t Flow

January 9, 2008

Water is something that we all take for granted. We don’t have to think about it at all. If we need it, we head to any tap, turn it on, and the water flows. We don’t know how lucky we have it until one day, we turn the tap and nothing happens. [Keep Reading]

Announcing Thoughtful Cacophony

January 8, 2008

Commonplace Book Tuesdays has now been spun off into its own blog. I have wanted to do this for some time now. The best thing about it is that I will be able to effectively share my extensive collection of quotations. I will organize the entries by [Keep Reading]

Rap Battles

January 7, 2008

The battle in hip-hop is an art form all to itself. In a freestyle battle, two rappers compete against each other in order to deliver the best rhymes. The object of the battle is to deliver funny and witty rhymes that tear down your opponent. Some [Keep Reading]
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