I had to wait!!

Wait for  what you say?!!

Well after watching the new reporting of the  passing of Michael Jackson Thursday @ 6:115PM EST I just wasn’t ready to blog about it yet.

Quite frankly I am still not but had it not been for one of my readers on another blog I write I probably would of let others out there in cyberspace blog about this tragedy.

Now to add salt to the wound TMZ has posted the 911 call from Michael’s  Neverland home. Listen if you dare

I remember when I was a young teen and going the the Front Row (now extinct) in Highland Heights, OH and seeing Michael. I was sitting next to my dad and Michael ran up the aisle and boy did I let out a scream. lol! He held me back I was about an inch from him and could smell is cologne. I was so mad at my dad for stopping me but only realized that later he was protecting me from being trampled.

Anyway a great musical icon has left this world to pursue a new adventure. Deepest sympathies to the Jackson family my prayers and the worlds go out to you all during your time of sorrow.


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A magnanimous musical icon

A magnanimous musical icon

I had a friend pass earlier this week and there is an old wives tale that says death comes in threes. Well I was on alert.  Farrah Facet,  my friend and Michael Jackson. As long as I have been alive it has happen like this. Yes I know there are many more deaths that go on but these  are of ones in my direct eyesight.

I was absolutely in disbelief when I was watching the news. I said to a friend I don’t believe it you know how the news is  lets wait for an update. Of course the were plastering Michael Jackson is dead all over the ticker message at the bottom of the screen. Then the report of him not breathing and then in a coma and then the final report of him being deceased.

I was numb.  He was just there and now he is gone. Life and death being in an instant I was reminded.

Now Myspace and Ning networks have dedicated Michael Jackson fan pages and I am sure there are and will be more to come

Listen to his music and enjoy the nostaglia of the memories of where and how old you were when these songs graced your ears.  I know from Thursday to Friday night I have been innodated with the sound of  Michael Jackson and what memories theses songs have evoked.

Do you remember the time? Of the white gove. Do you remember the time?

Do you remember the time? Of the white gove. Do you remember the time?

Would you care to share your Michael Jackson memories feel free and leave me a comment it would be great to hear how he touched your life.

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today 6-27-09 @ 11:23 PDT

Rest in Peace Michael I can hear your voice stilll!!!

The Basics of a job interview..some just don’t get it!!

I was ROTFLMBO with some of these candid camera interviews. What can I say you just have to see them. I can’t believe that there are some that still don’t get it. LOL!

Job Interview Fail

Click Here for the living real proof OMG!!

Crack that Whip!! Is it Devo or Vevo?

Google is at it again to Crack that Whip! You know the Devo song? Well this is Vevo, a YouTube and Universal Music venture.

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Devo

Devo

This new Google venture is a premium music and video site called Vevo.  This advertiser sponsored site will be set to launch in a few months. Google states that the videos will be of a more professional quality less grainy than the ones that are on YouTube presently.

So far artists such as U2, 50 Cent and Kanye West will have their videos sponsored on the site.

I knew they weren’t finished with YouTube when they bought it, lol!

Last 57 MINS

As I sit here counting down the last 57 mins to the new year and writing my last post for 2008,  I reflect on what 2008 meant to me.

Thanking God for the ability to still be alive and write this is always the first reflection. There have been ups and downs but the most important notion I can bring from 2008 is that I continued on no matter what!

For 2009 will be more of the same but a stronger driving and positive force has been revived in my spirit.  Not giving up no matter what.

My readers I pray that you have a wondrous, prosperous, and positive 2009!

Keep pushing positively and never give up I am sure this video will help start you on your way no matter what you embark on in 2009!

Happy New Year 2009!


Shift Happens!!

I just came from a Superintendent’s advisory meeting and we were shown this youtube video about 21st century learning.

I must say that this information in enlightening and some was familiar to me but it is interesting to see some of the statements in this video.  I wonder about these educational tidbits and what the future holds for the child for 21 century learning.  We are definitely a world that is reaching higher and higher technological grounds.

Although technology maybe expanding exponentially the human element can not be erased, duplicated, or eradicated from the equation that is one thing that computers can not do that human posses.

Take a look for yourself and if you have kids or know of school aged children consider them and what the future holds for them for 21 st century learning. If you want more information feel free to visit Karl Fisch’s award winning edublog for 2007.

Overwhelmed???!!!

OVERWHELMED???!!!

As I sit here at the PC thought I would take time to ask are you overwhelmed? As I awoke this morning my brain was hurting from all the internet information that I have researched over the past months about internet marketing, promoting, product sourcing and you name it I have done it.

Forget the fact that my nickname from my friends and family is Ms. Information, watch it now careful how you say that, we all from time to time get overwhelmed.

With the MySpace, Facebook, Youtube, MyBlogLog, eBay, Amazon, Ecrater, Craiglist, MSN, Alexa, SEO, Yahoo, Google, Wagglepop, Ioffer, Jott, Twitter, stand-alone websites, subscribed newsletters, email, blogging, e-books, forums, membership sites, video, talk radio shows, Web 2.0 now web 3.0 (‘the intelligent Web’), my friend your friend and every bodies friend, it’s a wonder that there are still strangers in the world. PHEW!!!

I just sometimes have to stop and punt, relax and take the load off. Being a research and information geek, love the stuff, it was bound to happen sometime and more times than we would like to admit. I tell ya there are times when I just can’t take anymore! OMG! Information and technology just keep expanding and expanding. The more there is the more I have to know. Forget knowledge is power how about knowledge is addicting!

Yeah I know there are ways to reduce this overwhelming feeling but oblige me for a moment in my vent to say it is just sometimes to much!

The first part on the way to recovery is yes to admit it and then sit back and work through it the best you can.

Now isn’t this ironic that I am blogging about this and using the exact technology that is a part of my overwhelming feeling. Believe it or not there is some therapy here just being able to blog about it and get it out.

Well now that I have done that time to get back to the information and research seeking mode. I heard someone say, “If you ever feel overwhelmed just think you could be deceased.” Kind of morbid but there is some truth to that, huh?

Here’s to you my overwhelmed friend, now go and relax! 🙂