My Favorite Movies #36 – Les Miserables

Les Miserables 2012 Directed by Tom Hooper Quick synopsis... The musical version of Victor Hugo's epic tale of love and sacrifice, first produced for the stage in 1985, now receives the big-screen treatment. The bloody era of the French Revolution is the backdrop to Jean Valjean's long struggle for redemption. Don't let the fact that … Continue reading My Favorite Movies #36 – Les Miserables

Morning Announcements – A Prequel

A few days ago I shared a post about experiencing the morning announcements in a school where I recently worked. And it got me thinking about the morning announcements that we heard each morning in high school. During my freshman year at Patrick Henry, there was this guy who did the announcements every day. He … Continue reading Morning Announcements – A Prequel

Question of the Week #211

Would $50,000 be enough money to induce you to take a loyal, healthy pet to the vet to be put to sleep? Absolutely not. If we're talking about a sick pet for whom arguing the case of prolonging its life means added suffering, yes, put it to sleep. But not a pet that's clearly part … Continue reading Question of the Week #211

The Center of Fitness

Disclaimer: This post is going to be embarrassing. For me... Not for you so much. In fact, you, the reader, may feel the overwhelming urge to point and mock and laugh. Then again, you may not. It may turn out this post will illicit no emotional response from anyone whatsoever. And if that's the case, … Continue reading The Center of Fitness

Morning Announcements

I don't work in the school I was in for over a year anymore. In fact, I don't work in any school anymore. Therefore, I feel like it's safe to share this story. It's all about the morning announcements... You probably knew that. Because of the title. I have got to learn to be more ambiguous. … Continue reading Morning Announcements

Piano

I don't have many regrets. In fact, I'm one of those who often likes to say that living with regrets is a waste. Because it's not as if you can go back and change something that's already happened. But I've come to realize that I do have some regrets. One, for certain. I wish I'd … Continue reading Piano

Rewatching Angel – Episode 60

Welcome to Rewatching Angel, the part of the blog where I rewatch the Buffy the Vampire Slayer spin-off: Angel. Each Tuesday evening, you’re invited to join me as I attempt to rediscover what made me love these shows so many years ago. Sleep Tight Wesley continues to obsess over the whole "The father will kill … Continue reading Rewatching Angel – Episode 60