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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]

Commonplace Book # 1

September 13, 2007

I started a commonplace book a few years ago. In it, I collect quotations from things I have read or heard. I now have 245 entries in it, little tidbits of wisdom and information. I have actually put DVDs on pause so that I could write down some of [Keep Reading]

What a Night for Music!

September 12, 2007

Yesterday was the day for music television. I rushed home from work to see the hip hop battle on 106 and Park. 50 Cent and Kayne West both came off as real down to life guys. It felt like a copout though when they announced the number 1 video at the [Keep Reading]

Clash of the Titans

September 11, 2007

Two of the biggest names in hip hop right now are coming out with albums today. It’s been billed as the Clash of the Titans. Two giants in the industry competing over sales. Kayne West vs. 50 Cent. I can’t remember something like this happening [Keep Reading]
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