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Please Welcome Mr. Cumberland

How to make an entrance?

Walking into a room the right way can, in some instances, change your life forever. Most communication between people is non-verbal, therefore it’s essential to put out the right tone at all times. People are everywhere, which heightens the need to distinguish oneself from the pack. In some cases, this relates to romance and, in other situations, it’s all about the business at hand. Subsequently, introducing oneself into a new environment requires a suave quality from the school of George Clooney.

Today is Thursday, so the following clip is a throwback to a man who always knew how to make an entrance.

Plays with Squirrels Eric, take it away…

Happy Throwback Thursday!

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Happy Monday!

Waking up every Monday morning can feel like, well, a battle.

When those alarm sounds blare from our nightstand, it’s never a happy occasion. It’s just not how these mornings are designed. Despite the fact that once we get past the third go-around of our alarm and that tonight is the start of the new television season for some great shows both old and new, it still feels like a war to get going.

Yeah, definitely war. But remember, it’s not whether or not the alarm will ring, but it’s how we react that makes all the difference…

Happy Monday! What is it good for? Absolutely everything, watch it again!

P.S. I wonder if they sell this as a ringtone/alarm tone!?

An Action = An Opposite and Equally Funny Reaction

Life can be beautifully wonderful one minute and then transform into a personalized scene from, “Inception” that surrounds us without more than a moment’s notice. These situations/clashes can be countered with just a little extra effort and creative thinking on the part of adept individuals.

Where do you keep your bike helmet?

A Resurgent Glow from a Golden Era

It is being widely reported today that, “Girl Meets World,” the spin-off series to the Millenial ’90s favorite, “Boy Meets World,” has officially been greenlit, according to Yahoo TV’s Kelly Woo’s article, “‘Girl Meets World’ Is Officially Happening! Disney Channel Orders Series.”

cory and topanga
Yahoo! TV/Eric McCandless/DISNEY CHANNEL – Ben Savage, Danielle Fishel, Rowan Blanchard, and Sabrina Carpenter in the series premiere of Disney Channel’s “Girl Meets World.”

The purpose of the post is first to celebrate this momentous occasion!

Second, take a close look at the picture above. The best friends hugging is nice, as is Cory’s/Mr. Matthew’s reflective contemplation of his daughter’s best friend dynamic (Cory and Shawn…Cory and Shawn…) from the eyes of a parent.

This show is going to be a fascinating journey (FYI – This is the point where each of us does, “The Fenny Call”)!

However, the best part of the screen shot is the look on Topanga’s/Mrs. Matthew’s face. Her heartfelt glare towards the love of her life (Monkey bars!) transcends whatever is happening in this scene and encapsulates the return of the cool-family friendly-TGIF show from the ’90s.

The return of wholesome, cleverly written and wonderfully acted television with pertinent subject matters and important life lessons will arrive soon enough. 2014 will see the return of Cory, Topanga and Mr. Feeny (at least in the pilot). Perhaps a cameo from Shawn? Plays with Squirrels…?

Even if it’s just one show, turning on any spotlight to shine greatness starts with a glow.

P.S. Girls of America: Turn off the “Real Housewives” of wherever and start doing your video research on the beautifully intelligent and independent (with a healthy side of weird) Topanga.