Eternal Love – A Short Story

One day at work, Amanda received a beautiful flower bouquet. In it, she counted 11 flowers and found a short note in them. It was written in beautiful lettering and said: “My love for you will last until the day the last flower in this bouquet dies.” The note was from her husband who had … Continue reading Eternal Love – A Short Story

Sade – “The Sweetest Taboo”

The "Sweetest Taboo" is the height of sexual pleasure. In this song, Sade sings lovingly about a man who gets her there. With him, every day is Christmas, every night is New Year's Eve. The line, "There's a quiet storm," is a reference to the Quiet Storm radio format, which is filled with baby-making music … Continue reading Sade – “The Sweetest Taboo”

Lulu – “To Sir With Love”

This is a great song and the movie was pretty interesting.  Some have stated that it is the movie that inspired "Dangerous Minds," starring Michelle Pfeiffer, and George Dzundza. Lulu has one of those voices that seems to come straight from heaven.  She is always on key and never has to strain her voice to … Continue reading Lulu – “To Sir With Love”

30 Inspiring Quotes About Winter

I would like to give credit to These are some great quotes. "How many lessons of faith and beauty we should lose if there were no winter in our year!" --Thomas Wentworth Higginson "I love the scents of winter! For me, it's all about the feeling you get when you smell pumpkin spice, cinnamon, … Continue reading 30 Inspiring Quotes About Winter

I Am Learning How to Live – A Poem by: Jamey Wysocki

When we lose someone that we love so much, oftentimes it's hard to put all of the words together that we want to say.  We feel it, but to express it, isn't always easy at that time.  That's why poetry is so special because other people have experienced what someone else has experienced, or similar … Continue reading I Am Learning How to Live – A Poem by: Jamey Wysocki

The Cranberries – “Dreams”

I first heard a portion of this song on the movie “Boys on the Side,” with Whoopi Goldberg, Mary-Louise Parker, Drew Barrymore, and Matthew McConaughey. I was immediately taken with the singer’s voice.  The song itself is dreamy, sad, and her voice is quite haunting, which was a great fit for that particular movie scene.  … Continue reading The Cranberries – “Dreams”

Shirley & Company – “Shame, Shame, Shame”

According to Songfacts, “Shame Shame Shame” is a song written and produced by Sylvia Robinson, co-owner of the All-Platinum record label. It was intended for All Platinum artist Donnie Elbert. When that did not work out, Robinson paired veteran blues vocalist Shirley Goodman with All Platinum artist Jesus Alvarez. The recording became an international disco … Continue reading Shirley & Company – “Shame, Shame, Shame”