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September is Hunger Action Month, and last year I felt like I let it pass by without having done anything significant, either through my words or my deeds. Hunger is something I feel strongly about, but I’m not sure how to translate that feeling into action. So maybe by…
That’s right: Saved by the Bell’s Zack Morris, for those of you who remember the Saturday morning TV show. I know, it’s his first name, which is hopefully not a cop-out. But deciding on a topic for Z was hard! From TV.com: “Saved by the Bell focused on Zack Morris and his friends: Samuel “Screech” … Continue reading
X marks the spot…where today’s post is supposed to be. I’m kicking myself because I’ve had months to come up with a post for X and well, it just hasn’t happened. Trying to force it at the last minute hasn’t worked either. As far as blogging “rules” go, I’m a firm believer in writing quality … Continue reading
For some reason, I struggled with the letter V for the challenge and couldn’t come up with a blog post until the last minute. Then I decided to do a VISUAL post. Hopefully it’s not too much of a departure from our entertainment and media theme to share a current art event: My birthplace, New … Continue reading
As I mentioned in one of my earlier posts, I watched a lot of TV as a kid. More than I do now, anyway. In fact, the TV habit didn’t really stick around into my adult life, which became busy with school and work, sometimes both at the same time. These days, I actually watch … Continue reading
This Stephen King novella inspired the 1994 movie The Shawshank Redemption, which starts with S, but Lynn and I are alternating letters and I got R, so I thought this was perfect. I could kiss Stephen King for writing this story. For an author who was, at that time, known primarily for his horrific fiction, … Continue reading
April is National Poetry Month! I’ll be honest. Poetry is not my favorite form of writing. I learned the basics in school and dutifully analyzed the poems that we were assigned, but I did not develop an interest in writing or studying poetry beyond that. I was never fascinated by the likes of Walt Whitman … Continue reading
My original post was going to be about New Kids on the Block/NKOTB or some such nonsense, but writing it felt forced and inane given the terrible events in Boston on Monday. I have tried to stick with the entertainment theme, and I guess the news can be considered entertainment sometimes. So, today’s N is … Continue reading
It was hard for me not to write this post about LOST (my favorite TV show EVER) or Life is Beautiful (my favorite movie EVER). Been there, done that. Instead, I’m trying to stick with the more obscure 80s stuff, and a lot of my posts are asking “where are they now?” The Lost Boys … Continue reading
To follow up Lynn’s awesome “I” post from yesterday…I also have a music video. “Just Like Heaven” is a fun song by a great band (well, maybe not one of music’s greatest, but fun to listen to nonetheless). Is there a song that makes you happy every time you hear it, regardless of what’s going … Continue reading
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