Monthly Archives: February 2012

THE SOCIAL FABRIC

Quote of the Day: “It’d take a guy a lifetime to know Brooklyn t’roo and t’roo. An’ even den, yuh wouldn’t know it all.” -Thomas Wolfe, -Only the Dead Know Brooklyn I was born in Methodist Hospital on 7th avenue … Continue reading

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TEACHER – COACH – ANALYST

CBS basketball analyst and former college basketball coach Pete Gillen used to be a teacher at Holy Name. Despite his tenure at HNS, I never had Mr. Gillen as a teacher. Gillen’s name has been mentioned here on the blog … Continue reading

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HOT FOR TEACHER

I came across a story from the New York Post.¬†Click here to read about the high school female teacher that hung out with her students…after school. Bushwick Community HS art teacher Giovanna Vasconez treated her classroom like a dating service … Continue reading

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BEHIND THE GROOVE

Quote of the Day “Nothing’s impossible, for when my chin is on the ground, I pick myself up, dust myself off and start all over again.” -Dorothy Fields I came across this video by Edward Heegan (Special thanks to my … Continue reading

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WANNA’ SIP?

Quote of the Day “It was all that stuff about taking your parents’ car when you’re 13, sneaking booze into rock shows and ditching school with your friends. I could relate to that as a former teenager, rather than as … Continue reading

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COULD’VE, SHOULD’VE…

Quote of the Day “Show me someone content with mediocrity and I’ll show you somebody destined for failure.” -Johnetta Cole Spoke to an outstanding person Tuesday night via telephone. Haven’t spoken to them in a long time. Most important thing … Continue reading

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WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS…

Congratulations to the New York Giants! 21-17 win over the Patriots in Super Bowl XLVI…

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