Today’s edition of Turntable Tuesday is brought to you by… MOTOWN. Motown is a record company founded by Berry Gordy Jr. in 1959 in Detroit, Michigan. The “Motown Sound” is a combination of soul, R&B and pop that played an important role in the racial integration of popular music in North America. Motown may have […]

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This may be too much too soon for this blog, but it’s time. Let’s Talk about Beyonce. Beyonce, for me, is the definition of motivation. It’s important to distinguish between motivation and inspiration. In writing these posts, I’ve discovered they really are different. Take a moment to think about the two. That’s right. Beyonce is […]

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In honour of the fact that Canada finally decided to give us some proper summer weather (as of this writing at least. Now that I’ve said that, it’ll probably snow tomorrow), I’m changing gear entirely from last week and recommending a fluffy, fun, summer read. Now one thing to understand about me is that when […]

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Have you ever tried to make a tutu out of gauze, cloth diapers, parachute silk and potato starch? Not easy. This week I want to tell you about an absolutely amazing woman I heard about a few years back. I know some of the facts about her life, but I would have loved to hear […]

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Hello Sonderlusters! Welcome to entry The First in our #FridayReads column. First – a confession; the hardest part of writing this, for me, is going to be settling on which book to recommend to all of you lovely people. I have indecisiveness down to an art. Also, I really like books. I especially like books […]

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Thursdays are for throwbacks, and to start this Thursday column off, we are going to begin with a DOUBLE throwback: One personal and one from 1820. I know! I’m excited too. I had an English teacher in high school who was one of those women you instantly looked up to. She was confident and wise […]

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Hello lovely readers! Congratulations on making it to Wednesday. You are officially one step closer to the weekend. The column I have given myself to cover for this blog is called Wednesday Wisdom and is meant to enlighten you. I’d like to start each week off with the words “did you know…” and then tell […]

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Hello and welcome to the first ever edition of Turntable Tuesday with DJ Sarah D!* *Disclaimer: I am only a DJ in my wildest dreams where I have my own program on BBC Radio 1 and live in Elton John’s garden. In real life I am just someone [mildly] obsessed with music who is thrilled […]

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Well, it’s Monday. The most dreaded day of the week (we’ll touch more on that subject in another post)… but don’t fear, Internet, because I am here to motivate you! Yep! If you logged onto your computer this morning thinking, “gee, I really need something to get me going today,” you have come to the […]

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