29 September 2014
Carl Band once said, “Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.” Growing up, I’ve learned to believe in second chances. Throughout my lifetime, I have noticed that every person makes...
we wish we had a redo button that magically fixed embarrassing moments, mistakes, and incorrectly phrased words. Unfortunately, life doesn’t quite work like that. There is, however, a little redo button we are given every once in awhile. This button is a second chance. I believe in second chances. I...
13, I had little knowledge of the
vast opportunities that the field of science offers, nor did I realise how intriguing and exciting science
can be. It was in my first year at high school that was introduced to general science, a subject which I
would continue to study for three years. I found...
It was Valentine’s Day one week from today, and I apologize for not writing this a week earlier- however, I simply did not have the chance to write about my experience. All I would like to say however is that my thoughts are here with you like always. I am writing this letter in a dugout trench at the...
Rappahannock River where the Yankees have made camp. They are led by general Pope, I think is his name. General Lee says it should be an easy victory, if we can defeat them before McClellan’s Army joins Pope’s. He said it should scare the Yankees away from Richmond once and for all. But not all of...
(1914-1994), and Lorraine
Hansberry (1930-1965) would use the power of expression through literature to
enlighten White Americans and African Americans to the struggle for racial equality
and human rights. It is through their words and that I have gained a better
understanding of the racial...
photo or scan. PROOFREAD and double check your work.
C. Then, submit your form with the full week completed and MOVE TO YOUR NEXT WEEK.
3.) GRADES: I will evaluate, issue a weekly score and return your submission in about 5 business days.
Scores: 0 = F, 1 = D, 2 = C, 3 = B, 4 = A.
Your 5 weekly grades...
“If you would convince a man that he does wrong, do right. But do not care to convince him. Men will believe what they see. Let them see.”
― Henry David Thoreau
“I would rather be an artist than a leader. Ironically, a leader has to follow the rules.”
― Criss Jami, Venus in Arms
If I could Change Just One Thing………
In life there are always moments that we wish we could take back. If given the chance to revisit the past and change the outcome of a situation, I would have not dropped out of school and later gotten my GED. I made this decision at a young age, unaware of how...
Bhagat Singh 1931
Why I am an Atheist
Written: October 5–6, 1930
Source/Translated: Converted from the original Gurmukhi (Punjabi) to Urdu/Persian script by Maqsood Saqib;
translated from Urdu to English by Hasan for marxists.org, 2006;
HTML/Proofread: Andy Blunden and Mike Bessler;
and afraid, he had managed to mature in to an independent and confident individual. In the beginning of the film, he had been described, by himself, as a weird guy, since he wasn’t like his late brother, who was the favorite. He loved writing and was good at it, but the unfortunate reality he was in was...
The kids who would rather spend their night with a bottle of coke & Patrick or Sonny playing on their headphones than go to some vomit-stained high school party.
Here's to the kids whose 11:11 wish was wasted on one person who will never be there for them.
Here's to the kids, whose idea of a good...
that all people make mistakes, do things that are wrong by the outlook of society, and are left up to "second chances". This could be a blessing or a curse. Blessings for the people who use their chance for the better, to advance from their loss, to make up for lost ground, and regain a grip on life. Some...
Johnny was a nice boy, he got good grades, had lots of friends, and he always knew how to have fun, until one day he got some news that would change his life forever. The phone rang and on the other line it sounded like a man, deep voice, fright in his words, and a loss of breath. “Hello, is this the...
Fashion! This interview was my 15th interview that I had attended in my life. “Okay Ms. Daniel, now while posing, can you smile?” The main reason why I kept failing to be a model was because one of a model’s secret weapon to be famous. “Okay, now smile please?” I smile in front of the camera, photographers...
I am an eight year old boy growing up in a Christian family; my father is a pastor, and my mother, a Sunday school teacher. I have an older sister called by her middle name Kemi and a younger sister Bola. Kemi is ten years old while bola is only six years old. My parents are pretty hard working and are...
WIDE READING #4
TITLE: The Best of Me
DIRECTOR: Michael Hoffman
“The Best of Me,” directed by Michael Hoffman is a thought provoking, bittersweet movie about Dawson who returns to his hometown for the first time in twenty years to carry out the last wishes of his treasured friend and surrogate...
Why I Am Not A Christian
by Bertrand Russell
Introductory note: Russell delivered this lecture on March 6, 1927 to the National Secular Society, South London Branch, at Battersea Town Hall. Published in pamphlet form in that same year, the essay subsequently achieved new fame with Paul Edwards'...
morning! As a basketball, it’s my great honor to stand here. A basketball? Yes, but I am not an ordinary basketball, because I have a good friend, his name is LeBron James and I want to introduce him to you. You may think that I will talk about some cut-and-dried clichés, like James has won two NBA championships...
Excerpt from Unravel Me
WHO AM I?
There is a statement but I do not know whether this statement is written by any one or not but you would already hear this talk (Given below statement).
"I was nothing, I am Nothing and I will be nothing but It is all Benevolence and Blessedness of Allah's Rasool's (S.A.W...
because of a big mistake that he makes when he goes back in time using the
company's new invention, the time machine. In “ Nethergrave,” the main character
Jeremy, gets the offer to live in a virtual world on his computer in which he is a jaguar.
He ends up taking the offer because he is promised to live happy and in peace...
THE SCENES OF THE PLAY
ACT I. Morning-room in Lord Windermere's house.
ACT II. Drawing-room in Lord Windermere's house.
ACT III. Lord Darlington's rooms.
ACT IV. Same as Act I.
TIME: The Present
The action of the play...
To ensure that the junior player improved, I needed to include a number of biophysical principles in my teaching of the physical skill of the volleyball serve. Some of the weaknesses the player had were, not extending his elbow when striking the ball and being upright and not using all...
we talk about feminism, we talk about women who want to free themselves from men domination in family and society. They refuse to be treated as the “second” society and regarded as inferior. The distinction between biological sex and society constructed in gender is a key concept to understand feminist...
Why I Came To College
Everyone has their own special story, and past events usually lay the foundation for their future. But I’m just your regular, average college senior, who has to deal with the hardships of teenage life, but my story though, is one that should be rivaled for many years...
The Art of Listening
See Me, Feel Me:
Instrumentation as a Means of Representing Character in The Who’s “Tommy”
One recurring theme among the topics covered this semester is the idea of music
serving as a means of storytelling. From the Blues to Berberian to Broadway...
difference? I feel bad because the immigrant kids would be right there working with their parents in factories that were hot and nasty! People had horrible working conditions and were being abused of their rights. What I don’t understand is that immigrants came to America for freedom! The Second Industrial...
what you feel.” - Tim Rice
The Rest of My Life
When I was younger my mother always told me I would be excellent at being a doctor. My father always told me I would be superior at being a software engineer, like he is. I always told myself I wanted to be an astronaut and travel to the moon like Neil...
"I would not now have exchanged Lowood with all its privations for Gateshead and all its daily luxuries".
The pre 19th century novel, 'Jane Eyre' is written in the first person, and tells the story of an orphan. The book is based partly, on numerous experiences throughout Bronte's real life...