Monday, February 14, 2011

True love's kiss

Musical Monday: True love's kiss
Monday Mayhem follows

goodness gracious! my students are smooching in front of me. i have to turn my silly swivel chair towards the window where all i see are speeding cars on the expressway. scraping off some cynicism against february 14th... lol!

That's my latest FB shoutout. The ensuing conversation had been fun.

From a friend: i thought that only happens in the kg and primary level!
2 hours ago .
Me: it's rather intense among undergrads. the guy happens to be the most goodlooking and smartest. and guess who did he kiss? the plainest, academically bottom girl in class. that's why i still believe in fairytales. THEY ARE HAPPENING LIVE BEFORE MY CRITICAL VISION lol!
2 hours ago ·
Friend: fairytales are better in movies, u reckon? Of course films present stories better [that] than what we see around. If not corny, nakakainggit! (making me jealous!)
about an hour ago ·
Me: the lecture room scene i witnessed hours ago could compete with the magic of disney portrayals. for the first time in my tattling career i was speechless. my sometimes machine gun mouth really had to stop at what's unfolding.
Friend: oh...gracious prof! It's vd anyway.
about an hour ago ·
Me: yeah but i didnt expect anything like that to happen. i must have gotten this cynical over the years whoa! lolxxx
about an hour ago ·

Before all this though I already decided which song to feature in my Valentine MM post. I separate fairy tales from my cynicism against real life love. The FB chat simply coincided with this earlier choice, and Facebook friends probably do not know that my belief in fairy tales extends to music like this. *smiles*

Amanda @ Bloggin with Amanda hosts Musical Monday

XmasDolly of XmasDolly, Lori of Shewbridges of Central Florida, Larry of Cakeblast, and Callie of JAmerican Spice host Monday's Music Moves Me

Denise @ Run DMT hosts Music Monday Blog Hop


Monday Mayhem: The Valentine Meme

In honor of Valentines Day, today's meme is all about the things that we love. For each prompt, name something you love.

1. Name a food that you love. chocolate-coated almonds

2. Name someone that you love. son CJ

3. What kinds of ice cream do you love? chocolate

4. What would you love to receive for Valentines day? roses

5. What meal would you just love to eat for dinner? guacamole, enchilada, cadillac margarita

6. What is something that you learned to love? playing the piano

7. Tell us something that we would love. Despite absences from Monday Mayhem and Musical Monday due to professional commitments, I plan to continue doing these memes whenever I can *color me a tinge of shy*

8. What is your definition of love? a harmony of brains and the heart

9. What is it that you love more than anything? travel

10. Name a Monday Meme that you love. this one today

11.Would you love to write a Monday Mayhem? I've always fancied it....

Harriet hosts Monday Mayhem


  1. I believe in fairy tales too. :-) Great music pick for the occasion. We are huge Enchanted and Disney Princess fans here.

    Happy Valentine's Day! xox

  2. Oh and please excuse my manners! Thank you for the MM shout out! You rock, mama! :-)

  3. Love your blog, I hope you visit mine and become a follower, I look forward to seeing you

  4. Your FB exchange cracked me up! And what a perfect song choice for today! :) Happy Valentine's Day!

    Happy Valentine's Day - MMMM

  5. Thanks for sharing and happy V-Day.

    Bookin It Up

  6. Happy Valentine's Day - enjoyed your post today :D

  7. I've heard stories of real life fairy tales. I think it's beautiful.

    I sometimes wish just for a taste of that giddy.

    Thanks for dancing with us today.

    Happy Valentine's Day!

  8. Perfect choice, there are no better love stories than the happily ever after fairy tales.


  9. I love that- harmony of brains and heart.

    Thanks for playing.
    Have a great Valentines Day!

  10. I believe too, I believe.
    Thanks for picking this song, I love it!

  11. I totally love it! Fabulous and appropriate. Well, thanks for playing along today Happy V Day, and I have to run my Prince Charming is on his way home & I'm planning a lovely quiet dinner at home. He words hard all day & besides if you want to see what I got for valentines take a look at the Post before this one. We had a great time! See you next week for more love songs I hope!!!

  12. so sweet to have a childhood fave to listen to what a great pick for the holiday! Happy V day!



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