Tuesday, November 01, 2011

"Living Out Proud" at Cortines High School for the Performing Arts ...Your taxes well spent

In fact, all the faculty involved in this historic endeavor deserve a raise. A big one. With all the hoopla about merit pay for teachers of late, they ought to be paid more than the LAUSD administrators.

Friday, October 28, 2011

A Streaming (Soothing) Music Site...

Mystery Writing is Murder: A Streaming (Screaming) Resource for Mystery Write...: by Porter Anderson , @ Porter_Anderson Appointment With Death is Agatha Christie's travelogue-gone-wrong, set in the "rose red city of ...

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Diwali: The Festival of Lights on Google Maps

Google Maps Mania: The Festival of Lights on Google Maps: A diya is a small light or lamp. During Diwali or 'the festival of lights' diyas are lit to signify the triumph of good over evil. Light a ...

Thursday, August 04, 2011

"Move" --Around the world in one minute...

There are three videos in the series all featuring actor Andrew Lees as he logs 38,000 miles (!) around the world: "Move" is pictured above, and by clicking on the header you will also be able to watch to "Learn" and "Eat" as well.

Jonny McGovern "Sexy Nerd"

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Google Maps Mania: The Mapping Event of the Month

Google Maps Mania: The Mapping Event of the Month: "Hurtigruten: Minute by Minute This is incredible and pretty mesmerising! Norwegian Public Service broadcaster NRK are broadcasting live..."

Click on the header at top for a moment-by-moment updated image from the cruiseship as it travels around Norway. Warning: Everything else in your life will just drift away and you will lose all track of time...

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

But wait! She's Asian, and he's Caucasian, so....

Until Loving vs. Virginia overturned the ban on interracial marriage in 1967, they were just as evil in the eyes of conservatives as two men or two women ...well, they probably still are, but at least now they can get married.

Monday, April 18, 2011

April 18, 1906; 5:12 am ...because if you ever lived in San Francisco, Jeanette MacDonald sings 'San Francisco'

If you've ever lived in San Francisco, then at some time you gotta stand atop a hill (any one in the City), and sing it (don't be embarrassed; everyone else has done it, too).

It has a similar affect when coming up the peninsula or crossing the bay, and passing that tiny sign that reads,

San Francisco


POP 793,700 ELEV 61

Friday, March 25, 2011

Tennessee Williams at 100

There are festivals, tours and more in virtually any city from his birthplace to his final resting place to anywhere Tennessee Williams stopped long enough to have a cocktail.

Tennessee Williams' birthplace, Columbus, Mississippi