Celebs in Class

Today was my fifth and final practicum for my TESL course! The lesson was centred around reading and writing and thanks to one of my former profs in France, I had the idea of having students describe famous faces. I wish I had a bank of all the wonderful activities that I’ve ever been taught…

Fred Astaire is Sometimes a Jerk

Every now and then, I like to flip through the TCM channel and record anything that intrigues me. I’ve got quite the collection already – everything from Lauren Bacall to Marlon Brando to James Stewart. I’m often chastised for never deleting the films I’ve recorded because there’s only limited space on our PVR, so I…

Guess Who I saw Today?

Yes indeed, Cesar Milan came to the city today to promote his products and hundreds of dog owners and their pets came for a meet and greet. My sister actually found out about this a couple of days ago and insisted that I go with her. I was a bit apprehensive about taking our dog…

Silk, Lace and Taffeta

After dance class today, my girlfriends and I made a trip downtown for the new museum exhibit of film costumes. Many of the costumes (okay, all of them) were time period pieces which made the experience all the more interesting! Take a look and see if you recognize any of these works of art! Phantom…