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Wordle: Purple Rain Lyrics Wordle: ME Blog Wordle: Blogroll Wordle: Movie Greats

These were created with a unique ‘toy’ that generates word clouds. The first one is the lyrics to Purple Rain. The second is the About Morning Erection page. The third is the Blogroll page and the fourth one is a collection of some of the movies I have on DVD.

I came across Wordle a couple of days ago and have since created about thirty of them. I found one that had already been made on Facebook of the Declaration of Independence but I just thought it was something a graphic artist had made.

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Nathaniel Adams Coles (March 17, 1919 – February 15, 1965), known professionally as Nat “King” Cole, was an American musician who first came to prominence as a leading jazz pianist. Although an accomplished pianist, he owes most of his popular musical fame to his soft baritone voice, which he used to perform in big band and jazz genres. He was one of the first black Americans to host a television variety show, and has maintained worldwide popularity since his death; he is widely considered one of the most important musical personalities in United States history.

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A Celebration of Music from the Civil Rights Movement

Recently (Christmas 2009), I came across a singer, Yolanda Adams. I inexplicably am drawn to her music now and I don’t even like gospel music. I heard her singing Christmas tunes in the car last year and was hooked. I went to my Facebook page today and there in the corner was an ad for In Performance at the White House tonight at 8:00 pm on PBS.

I decided to write about her because you might also be interested in someone who is genuinely a great songstress regardless of the genre of music they gravitate towards. Some people sound wonderful recorded with computers fixing all their errors and no talent voices, but she is the real deal. She sounds even better live. I also decided to write about this because it fulfills my daily requirement of posting Black History. The White House performance is a salute to the Civil Rights Movement. If you get the opportunity check out the broadcast. If you are interested in Yolanda but are unable to watch the show, you can go to YouTube and check out one of my favorite songs by her. I first heard it on Iron Cook American’s website. It’s a rather new site and he asked me to promote it. Give him a visit.

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Questionnaire Sent To Me

QUESTIONNAIRE



THREE SCREEN NAMES YOU HAVE HAD:

1. Fireatwill.
2. Nude_dude.
3. Kal-el.

THREE PHYSICAL THINGS YOU LIKE ABOUT YOURSELF:

1. Height.
2. Complexion.
3. Nether Region.

THREE PHYSICAL THINGS YOU DON’T LIKE ABOUT YOURSELF:

1. Don’t have rock hard abs.
2. Chest Hair.
3. Teeth.

THREE FAVORITE WEBSITES (NON BLOG)

1. Google.
2. Food Network.
3. NFL Colts page.

THREE BLOGGERS YOU WOULD LIKE TO MEET

1. All the Bloggers Who Left Comments On My Site (Cheating, I Know)!
2.
William Shatner.
3. Anderson Cooper or Julie Powell.William Shatner.

THREE THINGS THAT SCARE YOU:

1. Snakes.
2. Newspaper Hitting the Door Every Morning.
3. Divorce.

THREE OF YOUR EVERYDAY ESSENTIALS:

1. April.
2. iPod.
3. WordPress.

THREE THINGS YOU ARE WEARING NOW:

1. Left Sock.
2. Right Sock.
3. Smile.

THREE OF YOUR FAVORITE BANDS OR MUSICAL ARTISTS:

1. Prince
2. U2
3. Kelly Clarkson

THREE OF YOUR FAVORITE SONGS (RIGHT NOW):

1. Party In The USA – Miley Cyrus (don’t judge)
2. Hold On – Yolanda Adams (heard at Iron Cook American)
3. Glitter – Pink

THREE THINGS YOU WANT IN A RELATIONSHIP:

1. Honesty
2. Trust
3. Faithfulness

THREE PHYSICAL THINGS ABOUT THE FEMALE SEX THAT APPEAL TO YOU:

1. Long Hair
2. The Way They Look In Bikinis
3. Butt

THREE OF YOUR FAVORITE HOBBIES:

1. Blogging
2. Cooking
3. TV and Movies

THREE THINGS YOU WANT TO DO REALLY BADLY RIGHT NOW:

1. Full Body Massage
2. Take a Ride In The Space Shuttle
3. Be President for a Day

THREE CAREERS YOU’RE CONSIDERING/YOU’VE CONSIDERED:

1. Astronaut
2. Chef
3. School Teacher

THREE PLACES YOU WANT TO GO ON VACATION:

1. Japan
2. Moon
3. Antarctica

THREE THINGS YOU WANT TO DO BEFORE YOU DIE:

1. Attend a Super Bowl with my Family
2. Rent an Island for a Vacation
3. Leave Some Kind of Positive Mark on Humanity

THREE WAYS THAT YOU ARE STEREOTYPICALLY A MAN:

1. Love Sports!
2. LOVE Women (Thank You God!).
3. Don’t Always Lift the Toilet Seat.

THREE WAYS THAT YOU ARE NOT STEREOTYPICALLY A MAN:

1. I Get Manicures and Pedicures
2. I Don’t Play any Sports.
3. Breast Size Doesn’t Matter To Me – Go With What You’ve Got!

ANY LAST WORDS?: Thanks for giving me a day to fill in my commitment to post everyday this month!

Sent in by (and these are her words), “a faithful reader who has never left a comment and someone whom it is possible you know. And no, I’m not your wife”!

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Martin Luther King, Jr.

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