Keeping The Faith

I've recently caught up with old episodes of the Stuck In The 80s podcast (which is very good, by the way, if you're at all interested in pop culture of the 1980s). Anyhow, when I got caught up, I decided to make a huge mix of about 1,000 80s songs on my ipod since I'd recently finished my grand A-Z listen and was feeling like my music listening was missing a theme. I was listening to that playlist the other day when Billy Joel's 1983 song "Keeping The Faith" came on. I'd heard it a lot and like Read more [...]

Viva Elvis!

Since Elvis Week is wrapping up (he passed away on August 16, 1977), I thought I'd talk about Elvis in some way. We've been listening to songs and reading about him all week in the English class I'm teaching, and Sitzman ABC is also a bit Elvis-ified, but Sitzblog hasn't fully commemorated The King in style yet. Especially since this was the year that I finally got to Graceland, I had to put up something. So, I decided to share some quotes I found this week, some pictures from my Graceland visit, Read more [...]