In honor of the oscars…

February 25, 2008 at 12:40 am (Movies)

I’ve been home sick the past few days, but this has allowed me to do some relaxing reading.  I came across this neat quiz in USA Today that i thought would be fun to throw your way, especially since the Oscars are going to be on in, well, 10 minutes!  Below are 10 famous catch-phrases from 10 previous oscar winning films.  Can you guess what movie they are from?  Answers will be posted next Sunday.  I couldn’t get that many, but maybe you can do better?

DISCLAIMER:  This post is by no means trying to steal the thunder of breza’s occasional movie quote posts.

  1. “Show me the money!”
  2. “Why didn’t you take off all your clothes?  You could’ve stopped 40 cars.”
  3. “Luca Brazzi sleeps with the fishes.”
  4. “Oh, you betcha, yah.”
  5. “You talkin to me? You talkin to me? You talkin to me? Then who the hell else are you talkin… You talkin to me?”
  6. “La-de-dah!”
  7. “If anyone orders Merlot, I’m leaving”
  8. “Fasten your seatbelts, it’s going to be a bumpy night!”
  9. “Uh-oh, 12 minutes to Wapner.”
  10. “I see dead people.”

Have fun! Good Luck! Winner gets a milkshake on me…now don’t cheat!

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By means of the Breez…My Favorites

February 16, 2008 at 9:13 pm (Random)

My favorite ice cream: Straight Up ChocolateMy favorite song ever: You can’t ask a music teacher that

My favorite song this year: From the Inside Out -Hillsong United

My favorite team: Besides Penn State? Seattle Seahawks

My favorite food: Potatoes…doesn’t matter how their made

My favorite place to be: In the Mountains

My favorite person to fight: Breza …. X

My favorite obsession: LOST

My favorite alcoholic drink: Whiskey Sour

My favorite drink: Raspberry Iced Tea

My favorite restaurant: Applebees

My favorite shoes: American Eagle

My favorite place to visit: Somewhere i’ve never been before

My favorite female blogger: Beth Sweeting

My favorite male blogger: Mike Tukeva

My favorite clothing: Rockstar Apparel 🙂

My favorite TV show: LOST / Everybody Loves Raymond

My favorite game: Settlers

My favorite card game: Pitch/Set Back

My favorite drug: Contact… (OTC) Keeps me alive when i’m sick and have to teach

My favorite color: Blue

My favorite book: Tie between The Practice of Godliness by Jerry Bridges and Renovation of the Heart by Dallas Willard

My favorite website: Espn.com

My favorite person to laugh with: Jon Smock

My favorite person to tease: Jessie

My favorite pitch/set back partner: Spence

My favorite game to hustle: I don’t hustle very well…

My favorite sport to play: Soccer

My favorite poker hand: Pocket Kings

My favorite person to nap with: My Bed, because it is SOOO comfy

My favorite video game: Ghost Recon

My favorite thing to fry: Chicken

My favorite dog: Sheltie

My favorite movie: Drumline….Just Kidding The Emperor’s New Groove

My favorite holiday: Christmas

My favorite candy: Kit-Kat

My favorite day: Sunday

My favorite place to sleep: Anywhere warm and super comfy

My favorite thing to do: Laugh with my friends

What are yours?

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A Post I Liked…

February 12, 2008 at 8:39 pm (Passion, Random)

I read this in Perry Noble’s Blog today and I LOVE what he has to say about people with passion.  Check it out here.

On the flip side, we got out of school early today beacuse of the snow which was a very much needed break.  We might even get a delay tomorrow…thanks God!

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A Milestone Day

February 11, 2008 at 12:02 am (Movies)

In serious need of a veg-out day, i watched two movies yesterday that i had never seen before and i really needed to: “The Count of Monte Cristo” and “The Godfather”. Both were awesome! Now there are a few more movies that i need to watch that i have never seen and they include all of the Rambos and all of the Die Hards (expect the new one which is AMAZING!!!)  Name a few movies that you haven’t seen that you really should…

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Lyrics and a Struggle

February 9, 2008 at 5:24 pm (Passion)

This might be a long post since i haven’t blogged in a while so i apologize in advance.  My life has been (and will continue to be) devoted to putting together our middle school musical, set to open March 7th and 8th.  If your free and around, i’ll totally hook you up with free tickets 🙂  Anyway, enough excuses, here’s something thats been on my mind…

I wanted to post the lyrics of this worship song, because its not only one of my favorite to play (especially with pete horning), but i love the message behind it and it sort of relates to the rest of this post:

From the Inside Out – Hillsong United 

A thousand times I've failed
Still Your mercy remains And should I stumble again
I'm caught in Your grace
Everlasting
Your light will shine when all else fades
Never ending
Your glory goes beyond all fame

Your will above all else
My purpose remains
The art of losing myself
In bringing You praise
Everlasting
Your light will shine when all else fades
Never ending
Your glory goes beyond all fame

In my heart and my soul
Lord I give You control
Consume me from the inside out
Lord let justice and praise
Become my embrace
To love you from the inside out

Everlasting
Your light will shine when all else fades
Never ending
Your glory goes beyond all fame
And the cry of my heart
Is to bring You praise
From the inside out
Lord my soul cries out

Now here’s something that’s been perplexing me.  It is my firm belief that God creates us all with specific passions.  We also, in our state of free will, have our own dreams.  Now I also believe that if we are doing our best to follow His calling and ask him to guide that following, our dreams and passions should align with His calling.  Not that we go through the motions and then say, “ok i did my part, now bless me with my dreams”, but I truly believe that our minds and wills go through a transformation that ultimately coincides with God’s plan for our lives.  This gets me pumped up and i do my best to make this my prayer everyday.  At the same time, i get nervous, or maybe unsure of my commitment to this, because i know God blesses in many ways.  Sometimes he blows us away and blesses us so abundantly we have to wonder if it is really happening.  Sometimes he blesses us through a path that we never saw coming and wonder…”what the crap was that all about?”  And sometimes he does both at the same time.  I don’t know if this makes sense or not (which if it doesn’t…tough, its my blog), but i just worry that these situations are something that I’m creating with out realizing it and crediting it Him, or if they are truly God’s leading.  Know what i mean?  I don’t know, its hard for me to explain.  Maybe someone can relate…

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