Perhaps it was the photography, perhaps the music... But this short trailer made me choke up. I constantly pass the small bits of detritus that float in the puddles and collect in the corners of my life. At times, I am moved to pick them up and place them in the "proper recycling bin" but many, many times, I simply walk on. Everyday life blinds me to these tiny (and some not so tiny) colored bits of chemical potions, but perhaps it is time for me to see...
Click on the image to go to the Day of Silence website.
On the National Day of Silence hundreds of thousands of students nationwide take a vow of silence to bring attention to anti-LGBT name-calling, bullying and harassment in their schools.
For more information, please click the image to the left.
Click on the image to go to to the interview.
The World's Oldest Man died today at 114 years of age. I read this interesting article about Walter Breuning that discussed not only his life but his "secret" to longevity. Read it and learn something new (and old!).
Click on the image to go to Readergirlz Blog
Today, the EHHS Libray is participating the Rock the Drop Teen Lit Advocacy Day. Stashed somewhere around the school are FREE books for savvy hunters! Go talk to your friendly librarians to learn more!
Below find some information about a cool blog attached to this day's celebration. Click on the link to the left to go to their very cool blog.
"Readergirlz is the cutting-edge literacy and social media project for teens, awarded the National Book Award for Innovations in Reading. It is a nonprofit volunteer organization. The readergirlz mission is to promote teen literacy and corresponding social service.
Launched in March 2007, in celebration of Women's National History Month, readergirlz was cofounded by critically acclaimed YA authors - Dia Calhoun (Avielle of Rhia), Janet Lee Carey (Dragons of Noor) Justina Chen (North of Beautiful), and Lorie Ann Grover (Hold Me Tight). "
For Your Viewing Pleasure...
I love film and all of the connections tied to this art form. I often find myself watching a video that I just need to share! I am not a filmaker by any means, but I do appreciate the power, beauty, humor and emotion that can be associated with film. Enjoy!
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