WO: Weekly Obsessions

I’m fighting off a fierce cold before visiting good friends in Memphis this weekend. Nobody likes a Mr. Sniffles — so besides NyQuil, here are this week’s faves:

  1. “The Shawshank Redemption”: A movie worthy of its own post, Shawshank was on the other night and had me in love all over again. “Get busy livin’ or get busy dyin” = pure magic.
  2.  “Somebody That I Used to Know”: It’s been stuck in my head for weeks now — I keep hearing it in commercials and promos, so I don’t think it’s going anywhere. Gotye and Kimbra are my new BFFs.
  3. High Hopes in High Heels: This incredible women’s group will soon kick off another fabulous year. I hope all my Tampa lady friends can make it Thursday, April 5 — Centre Club at 6 p.m.!
  4. Another Adage: “Speaking with quiet confidence will always beat screaming with obvious insecurity.” It puts me at peace as I struggle through some personal issues.

Can you blame me for including Morgan Freeman twice? He’s a boss.

The video is pretty sick — let’s be real here.

Images courtesy of: Ask Men, Audio Drums, High Hopes in High Heels, Everything under the Moon

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About Wittyburg

Sarcastic, sports-obsessed writer & FL native navigating SF.

3 responses to “WO: Weekly Obsessions”

  1. atelian33 says :

    Omg I’ve heard this song a few times and never knew what it was, I love it! And seriously, how good is shawshank. I could watch that every day.

    • Wittyburg says :

      A week later, and it’s still stuck in my head! And Shawshank would be my first-born child, if I liked kids. It’s just that good.

      Thanks for the comment!

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