Quote of the Moment

"All I have seen teaches me to trust the Creator for all I have not seen."

-Ralph Waldo Emerson

Monday, October 30, 2006

Why guys? Why?

Despite all my efforts to not care about Hollywood celebrities and to not act like they are close personal friends of mine, I still become emotionally attached. The newest shock is Ryan Phillipe and Reese Witherspoon.

I refuse to believe they are officially over and I am hoping this story is a load of crap but...This seemingly cookie cutter marriage is splits!? If they can't make it who can?

I am thinking that all those cynical a-holes that think Susan Sarandon/Tim Robbins and Goldie Hawn/Kurt Russell are wierdos are clearly wasting their energy on what seems to be the longest running relationships in Hollywood (Tom Hanks/Rita Wilson don't count because I think he is a superhuman machine from some planet know for winning Academy Awards and being "nice").

Call me a hopeless romantic or dilusional, but I really think divorce is just the lazy way to say "We went too fast and now we are too lazy to make it work". Ohh, well. I am pouring a little bit of Hennessey out on the floor or Mr. and Mrs. Witherspoon-what will Ava and Duncan do? RIP

Sunday, October 29, 2006

The New Post Secret Book is Finally Out!

I have become addicted to Post Secret. I check the new posts each week and I own the first book. I have shared some of them with my students and we discuss the therapeutic nature of the this phenomenon. I am very excited that the second book is out and I am off to purchase it this week!

Monday, October 23, 2006

Ohh, I miss my New York

This makes question humanity, but also my own sense of humor. Just a fun little site to try out.

Overheard in New York

Sunday, October 22, 2006

The death of my old self?

My friend Sarah posted this fun site on her blog so I decided to try it. When I put in my married name it came up with 2. There is officially one other person with my name in America, which made me sort of sad; I really thought I was an original.

What really made me frown was when I put in my maiden name. A big fat 0! It certainly is the death of my old non-married self. I know they change your name with social security and all but it was very surreal to have a big fat "0" come up, no one exists with the name I went by for 26 years. Weird.

LogoThere are:
people with my name
in the U.S.A.

How many have your name?

Thursday, October 19, 2006

Evolution of Dance Guy is a Friend of Mine from BGSU!

It just occured to me (due to living under a rock apprently) that the Evolution of Dance guy is none other than my BGSU buddy Jud Laipply. I can't believe a friend of mine from college is the #1 most played video on YOUTUBE. He is an awesome guy and has drank beer in my living room while dressed as Braveheart for Halloween-blue face paint, kilt and all.

Talk about a random and small world. Well how about that.

Thanks Tapper...

One of the brightest students (and most involved) at the high school I teach at had this posted on his myspace page (yes, I snoop to see what my kids are up to; you wanna to fight about it?:)).

I find it hilarious, not surprising, and possibly from one of the teachers I work with. This is a fine example of the F'd up priorities and pressures of the American education system. We must balance the task of student control to an extent of near ridiculous only to have some D-bag push it to the point of not allowing students to think for themselves. Priorities are pretty messed up, but clearly one of my students can identify satire-now that should be on the state mandated test!

Enjoy and thanks to W. Tapper!

Super Addictive Dark Movies Game

Try this game out, it is sponsored by M&M's and is pretty fun. I completed it and have the answers if you would like them!

M&M Dark Chocolate Presents:50 Dark Movies in a Painting

Tuesday, October 17, 2006

That's What She Said!

This still holds me vote as the funniest running joke on The Office. I like to think I am a high brow sort of gal, but pervy stuff makes me laugh. Sorry.

Ahh, the White Man

the office makes me smile. It has an awkward humor that addresses ignorance in America in a playful yet productive way. I always feel so embarrassed for Michael and I can't help but feel like there is a huge sub group of American's that do not understand what is wrong about his behavior.

Monday, October 16, 2006


An analysis of census figures found in The New York Times shows that we now have a new minority in America; married people!

Carrie Bradshaw would be very intrigued by this new data. Click here to read more...

Sunday, October 15, 2006

I Love my Mother-In-Law

I really do love my mother-in-law, but she ALWAYS sends me crazy forwards and random e-cards. I have decided to share a few of them with you. The Pumpkin Carving activity is the best so click the link and try it. God Bless Mamma G.

Pumpkin Carving Watch out it will be a pretty surprising activity

Creepy Greeting Card I find this one odd and a bit creepy

We later made these and they were yummy!

Key Lime Pie Martini
1 oz. Licor 4
3 1 oz vodka
½ oz.+ lime syrup (w/Nellie & Joe's Key West Lime juice & sugar)
heavy cream
Rim glass with graham crackers crumbs
Pour all ingredients into shaker filled with ice, shake and strain into martini glass.

This is supposedly going to be my children...

She knows I enjoy Oxymorons...

anticipating the unanticipated
All natural artificial flavor
alone together
Aunt Jemima Light
barely dressed
clearly misunderstood
click the start button to shut down
Dodge Ram
devout atheist
disposable products with a lifetime guarantee
dying is a part of life
Extended Deadline
Fresh from Concentrate
good beating
head butt
highly visible covert operation
impatient patient
intense disinterest
long sleeve t-shirt
Mobil gas station
Park Drive
Plastic silverware
pretty ugly
rubber cement
sound of silence
taped live
Thank God I'm an Atheist

Friday, October 13, 2006

THIS is why I love Halloween

I absolutely love Halloween. I love the weather, the excitement and the costumes! The costumes are my favorite part, those of you that know me know how serious I take my costumes. Anyhow, my old pal Jake from college recently posted his hilarious costume from last year and I feel I need to share it with the world. This beats my Napoleon Dynamite hands down....

Tuesday, October 10, 2006

Word O' the Day

A little bit of the English teacher in me...

poltroon • \pahl-TROON\ • noun : a spiritless coward : craven

Example sentence:Mikey refused to ask the lovely young lady out on date and this proved that he was a weak willed poltroon.

Monday, October 09, 2006


I am watching the new show HEROS on NBC as I type this and my knee jerk reaction is that it is out of control! Why aren't the people that write televisions shows not doing more to change society. Their expansive immaginations could surly fix the world right up.

Yikes, this show is intense and I really think I like it.

House of Carter is Now on My Not So Secret-"Secret Likes" List

I usually think of myself as a moderate level intellectual. I dig literature, I enjoy philosophy, I can sit through and opera and feel uplifted. What I can't figure out is how am I so stinking enthralled by crappy TV.

House of Carter is the newest reality show that has me fully hooked! I can't even help but feel horrible for Nick. I never liked the Backstreet Boys yet, I know his back story as well as his brother's. I find his little brother creepy and a wannabee (he reminds me of K-Fed) yet, I just want their lives to be okay...I want to give them all a hug and say it will be alright.

If you haven't watched this show, try five minutes of it. It is simple and crazy at the same time and I really just want those loopy Carter kids to cut Big Bro Nick a break.

Friday, October 06, 2006

I am White and Nerdy for Liking Wierd Al

I find this witty and well written, I think I just realized HOW white and nerdy I really am. Enjoy and listen to the lyrics, I discover something new everytime I listen.

Wednesday, October 04, 2006

There is a Demand for this Product?

Unbelievable! Baby Toupees?! I am not sure how much I need to comment on this asinine idea for a product, but check this link out. At the very worst you will roll your eyes and realize that you know where to buy a B-rated celebrity toupee for an infant. We can all sleep a little easier now.

Oh, and for the record SNL came up with the concept first.

Monday, October 02, 2006

Billy Mac Made My Day

I posted my link to Billy Mac at CritiqueMyBlog and he said I was pretty decent! Someone other than a friend or a friend of a friend gave me a shout out, that was pretty fulfilling. Thanks Billy! Check this out if you need a little self glorification; or if it is your thing selfloathing. I know my critique made me smirk.

Here's a Little Existentialism for You

I am currently teaching Humanities I and I decided I needed to brush up on my philosophy. Anyhow, I grabbed "I Y Huckabees" and I laughed my ass off. It is worth checking out, if you want your head to hurt. I am convinced Nihilism is a waste of energy, which I realize is sort of the opposite of what it really is. Enjoy.