Slightly tired of presidential campaign speeches already? The sheer amount of time wasted with clapping is enough to make you turn off the screen, if you ask me. SO, today, I went questing for other news, and found the following fascinating tid-bits… CNN.com had a whole list of stories, but one headline in particular caughtContinue reading “Current Events For The Win”
Maybe you have heard of the memes which spring from the word “ERMAHGERD”? For Example: via Or This One: via Or (a personal favorite): via For those of you who haven’t been introduced, this series of memes highlights the mispronunciation of “Oh My God”, usually accompanying some fairly ridicule-worthy-yet-appreciate-able images. via Typically, this strain of meme isContinue reading “Translating ERMAHGERD”
Today, while eating frozen yogurt, my roommate got hit on by a highly obvious man, who then got in his truck and drove away. The best part? His license plate was: ILUV VUJJ The fact that this exists . . . is just utterly ridiculous.
Today, as I am wont to do, I played a French video for a few of my classes. This video: My favorite reaction to the deep intensity of Fabien Marsaud‘s voice? “Oh my g*d! That’s like VOICE CHOCOLATE.” After I mentioned the description to another class in preparation to view the same video, one studentContinue reading “Descriptive Reactions!”
Overheard in the Target dressing room: Obnoxious Whining Child: Mooooommy, the door won’t close, it’s gonna open! Someone’s gonna come iiiiiiiin!” Mom: “Nobody’s coming in, honey.” Obnoxious Whining Child: *Indiscriminate and increasingly shrill whines of disbelief* Mom: “Look, even if someone walked in, Mommy’s a kick-boxing instructor. So they’d better watch out.” The whining stopped immediately,Continue reading “Listening In. . .”
I love school supplies. I just can’t get enough of fun erasers, patterned binders, and colorful composition books. In fact, I found out today that the selection is a lot cooler than it used to be, as far as cuteness goes. So, I thought picking out a new plan book would be a funContinue reading “Back-to-Hell Shopping”
I would choose a week of record high temperatures to decide it is high time I kick my butt back to the gym. Thankfully, instead of making the whole transition unbearably miserable, I think the heat has actually eased my gym re-entry. Since I never stop sweating anyway, I might as well get some prolongedContinue reading “The Gym”
A few months ago, while fighting boredom in a session of forced concentration, I wrote two poems. Now I think I will share them… Poem #1: What is Stress? What is stress? an aching between the disks in my lower spine as I twist, sitting far too long in my desk chair a throbbing atContinue reading “A Poetic Blast from the Recent Past…”
Julia Child said some wonderful things. In honor of her 100th birthday, here are some of my personal favorites!