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Oliver Twist

“It is because I think so much of warm and sensitive hearts, that I would spare them from being wounded.” -Charles Dickens, Oliver Twist

Oliver!

Le mercredi, je regardais un extrait de Oliver! (1968). C’est la scène de “I’d Do Anything”, lequel est ma scène préférée.

Who's Hungry?

Hey NCAA, I’m hungry too!!!

Looks like D1 college athletes nationwide are one step closer to having their bellies filled.  Thanks to a new proposal approved by the NCAA legislative council, student-athletes could be doing the impossible, enjoying a free lunch, as well as breakfast and dinner by August 1st.  1,204 more words

"Please mom, may I've some more?"

My mother, a splendid cook and never one for following a recipe, on Sundays only, always prepared a roast. Whether it was the traditional roast beef or a succulent loin of pork I recall the aroma as if it were yesterday. 452 more words

Parenting

Oliver Twist

1 … so, Oliverwas sent to a special “baby farm” nearby.
2 Mrs Mann, the old woman who “looked after” them, was very experienced.

Oxford University Press

“The baby is weak and will probably have difficulties,” he said.

Oxford University Press

Bulletin Board

Hooray, a new column! This series of posts will focus on the non-thrift-related things/topics on my mind this week. Sometimes a visual representation is literally pinned on the bulletin board on my dorm room desk. 439 more words