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Sesame Street hits a high note with a Glee parody

Having spent my life with dreams of becoming a singer and loving anything that displayed real vocal talent, I fell in love with Glee during its first five minutes. My love waned as the show just became way too campy for me and I, like the character Mercedes, wanted more focus on her great talent.… Continue reading Sesame Street hits a high note with a Glee parody

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Juan Luis Guerra sings the themes to all of my days…

My first few months in Puerto Rico were spent being forced to wake up each morning when my dad woke up. He went out to the marquesina (driveways in Puerto Rico are generally used as TV/entertainment rooms) to turn on his old stereo, which was always set to his favorite station, Radio Oro 92.5. Easy… Continue reading Juan Luis Guerra sings the themes to all of my days…

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La Vita è Bella—really!

Last night I had the chance to watch the movie La Vita è Bella/Life is Beautiful for the first time. I have wanted to see the movie for years, but think that yesterday was perfect timing as watching it put my life and current trials into a bit of perspective that I needed. If you… Continue reading La Vita è Bella—really!

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Recipe for Self-love

I think we all have those moments when we wish we were different or more than we are. We are so focused on what we are lacking externally that we forget who we are internally; forget what our souls are made of. I have been feeling a bit like that lately and while I did… Continue reading Recipe for Self-love

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Secrets

As I sat at the last session of the conference, tears began to fall. The facilitators, three college students spoke about a website called http://www.postsecrets.com. The full story behind this website can be found here but the basic premise is that as an artistic endevour, the creator invited people to do the following: The results… Continue reading Secrets

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Let it Out [video]

The Kleenex brand of facial tissues had a marketing campaign for 2007 that struck a chord with me. They toured various cities asking people on the street random questions. Questions such as "What have you been holding back?" in NYC and "What makes you laugh out loud?" in Las Vegas. Now, while I'm not a… Continue reading Let it Out