March 2008

Conversation Builds Vocabulary

March 17, 2008

This was an idea thrown out there during a recent workshop I took on Supporting Adolescent Reading. As soon as I heard the presenter say, “Conversation builds vocabulary,” I knew she had something there. I have known this all along, although I [Keep Reading]

The Key to Good Production

March 12, 2008

The key to good hip-hop is this – the music and lyrics need to work together. They need to enhance each other like a movie script and an actor. A script is great by itself but it doesn’t truly come alive until it is produced. Rap music goes way [Keep Reading]

Simplicity Needs to be Taught

March 11, 2008

The simple things in life need to be taught and understood. We have forgotten a lot of the simple things. We think simple doesn’t need an explanation, so we say nothing. Why waste our breath? Everyone knows, for a while, but then we forget. [Keep Reading]

Everything is Story

March 10, 2008

If someone were to give me a test of my life, I think I would fail it. I can’t remember a lot of things that I probably should be able to. I’m often surprised when family members recall an event. I have to get them to explain in further. [Keep Reading]

Don’t trust this blogger!

March 5, 2008

I’ve just been spammed in my comments. Someone sent me two links and when I clicked on either of them I got a pop-up window saying that my computer is infected. I think that this blogger is just selling software but I do not know. I’ve deleted [Keep Reading]

Come to Grips

March 5, 2008

People look, search, inventconceal, hide, denyflaunt, show, tryany excuse, chance, or opportunitythey get, or come toI say this like I’m detached, separate, alone, but I’m one, twojust a number in a cacophonous crowdOne moment trying to hide, [Keep Reading]
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