It was a green world where I was born. I was born and raised in a small town which could almost know as countryside. Now, the small town has already collapsed and turned into a developing-city. It is so sad that I can only recall my childhood days in my mind instead of visiting the small town.
Aryabhata I and How He Influenced Math
March 15, 2014
Aryabhata I was born in Kerala, India, but moved to Kusumapura early in life. His contribution to mathematics and science is vast, from approximating Pi better than anyone in his time period to deducing...
I. Orwell, George. Burmese Days, Harcourt Inc, 1934.
The World Since 1850
Burmese Days Book Review
September 27, 2010
II. George Orwell, born Eric Blair was born in Motihari, Bengal, a then British territory of India in 1903. He was very scholarly...
It was the month of November and the year was 2008. I did not plan on going to the hospital on this day but my mother received a phone call. That one call was my reason for being waken up at 4 a.m. listening to my mom as she reused me to get dressed. One call changed my life forever. A person from the...
Essay – Course Work
A point in which I feel strongly about: Racism
Racism, what has it led us to do? Racism has done nothing but bring us to hate one another, fear and loathe one another. However the very idea of embracing our differences makes us feels too vulnerable for the majority to accept. Racism...
Tsar Nicholas II: Born to rule, but was he fit to rule?
When Tsar Nicholas II came to power in 1894 he was determined to rule as an autocrat, in the manner of his father, Alexander III, and his grandfather Nicholas I. However, as a hereditary institution, autocracy depends on the character of the...
I am a river. I like to give you an account of my life. You may laugh to think what is the value of the autobiography of a river. You may laugh if you like. Men write their autobiographies. They have importance in their own way. I have importance in my own way.
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Man I ever Knew
By Ma-Ria D. Fitch
June 20, 2011
April 6, 1956, the greatest man I ever knew was born with his twins cord wrapped around his neck cutting off his oxygen. His twin was still born, but somehow, he survived. He was born black as the ace of spades and his entire life was filled...
There are many composers in the world but there is only one person who I favor the most. His name is George Gershwin. He is also seen a lot with his brother Ira at his side.
George Gershwin was born in Brooklyn in 1898. He was the second of four children in his family. George Gershwin's parents emigrated...
ENGLISH LITERATURE ASSIGMENT NO 1
COMPARISON OF ‘BALAD’, ‘SHALL I COMPARE THEE?’ AND ‘FIRST LOVE’
What is Love?
This has been one of the most difficult questions for the mankind. Hundreds of years have passed by, relationships have bloomed and so has love. But no one can give a proper definition...
Modern Day Slavery
Upon seeing our discussion topic this week, "Slavery was not limited to plantation life in the United States, because it still exists in the world today”. I was in disbelief, and thought maybe it was a typo. How could there possibly still be human beings, being own by other human...
The Day I Met God
Eleven years ago, when I was thirty two years old, I put a needle in my arm for the first time. At that time in my life, I felt like I could not live and I could not die. My life, as I knew it, had fallen apart. I lost my job, my home, and my husband. My oldest son was diagnosed with...
Remember ‘Remembrance Day?’
I sat cross-legged on the blotchy carpet, splattered with an abstract painting. My elbow rested on the dent in my knee. My fingers touched the fluffy texture beneath me, tracing the scattered shapes. Beside me, Jenny sat with her legs unfolded, her body was leant back, making...
Seventh - day Adventist
Jennifer R. LeSuer
HUM/130 Religions of the World
University of Phoenix
For this report, the religion of the world that I choose to discuss is the Christian religion known as Seventh – Day Adventists (SDA). I have also conducted an...
Better Days to Come
In a perfect world, discrimination and racism would not exist, but unfortunately the world we live in is far from perfect. Society, whether they mean to or not, still heavily places stereotypes on different religions, races, and ethnic groups. The media in particular does so through...
I woke up and could not remember what had happened . When I opened my eyes, I realised that I was …… a bed with a sea blue sheet and blanket. Even my clothes were also blue. Standing beside my bed were my beloved parents and friends with ………. streaming down their face. I tried to remember...
at the chance to have her little one take on a seminal role in the picture -- that of the first child born on Mars. "She kind of immediately said, 'F--- yeah! Whatever you wanna do,'" Wayne said. "I don't want to give away too much of the plot [but] this baby is on the surface of Mars, and it's involved...
7 Day Creation
“You will never find time for anything. If you want time, you must make it,” an aphorism that has been a great influence in my life. I mean, what is time? Time is a non-spatial continuum in which events occur in apparently irreversible succession from the past through the present to...
It was a beautiful breezy Tuesday morning; I finished showering and getting ready to go to school. I left the house and jumped into my green 4x4 Toyota pickup. Turning the small black key the truck roared to life. Backing down the driveway and turning down the street I headed to school. Flipping through...
but I chose Lucille Ball. You may think it is strange as I have never met nor was I even born in her lifetime, but considering this, she still has the biggest influence on my life.
It all started one night when I was 10 years old, flipping through the channels on my new Time Warner Cable box, I came...
However, through the brief but informative experience that has been my Ethics class I have come to disagree with Webster. I do not believe that character is merely ONE of the features that distinguish an individual. I believe that character is the ONLY feature that distinguishes an individual. Over...
July 7, 2013
Seventeen Thousand Four Hundred and Twenty-Two Days
From conception, life is the beginning of death. A forty- nine year life span is seventeen thousand eight hundred and eight five days. What we do as a person differs in everyone’s life. “You can get busy dying or get...
Can it work??
Can modern day gadgets like Mobile phones and the ‘http:\ www’ era of Internet bring you the love of your life?
what is LOVE??
The ancient Greeks had many different names for different forms of love: passion, virtuous, affection for the family, desire, and general affection. But no...
let's start on the day my sister was born. Thinking that it was another typical day, so I just started to doing things I normally do on a Wednesday. Woke up, got ready for school, ate breakfast and off to school. So the entire school day went by like any other day. Getting home, I decided to clean the...
Clovis of the Franks - Clovis or Chlodowech was the first King of the Franks to unite all the Frankish tribes under one ruler, changing the leadership from a group of royal chieftains.
Battle of Tours/Charles Martel - The Battle of Tours (October 732), also called the Battle of Poitiers and in Arabic: ...
April 9, 2012
A Day Trip
I was never interested in United States history. I know it sounds bad, but I always found it dreadfully boring. A large part of this indifference I blame on my high school history teachers, who were coaches. They were all...
I sat here for quite a while staring at a blank piece of paper asking my self over and over the question, Why do I want to Teach? I’m a fulltime mother so effectively have been a teacher to my son since the day he was born but why teach? There is that question again, so my new career fits in around...
I've been dreaming' of
And now I know, there is nothing that I could not do
Thanks to You
For teaching me how to feel
Showing me my emotions
Letting me know what's real
From what is not
What I've got is more that I'd ever hoped for
And a lot of what I hope for is
Thanks to you
“Night to his day” The Social Construction of Gender
By Judith Lorber
Afterreading Judith Lorber article” Night to his day” the social construction of gender, I realized that we have been “doing gender” every day without us noticing. These “doing gender”activities have implement into our brain...
October 11, 2009
What was your family life?
Oldest of 4 children
Live with 4 uncles
What things do you remember about your childhood?
Who The Hell Am I
Youngtae An. Yes, that is my name and that is what identifies me. Let’s first start with the meaning of my name. My grandfather gave me this name when I was born. In Korean, Youngtae means the brightest stone. He wanted me to accomplish magnificent achievements and become bright as...
A Day in the Life...
A typical day would involve me preparing for a subtle breakfast with a large cup full of coffee smoldering into a mug, indulging in my daily newspaper, answering missed calls that were placed overnight, feeding my cat tuna and water, showering, grooming, planning for my day, and...
worst day ever was the day my brother fell out the window, and almost died. My brothers name is Ali. He was born on January 9, 2004 and is the fourth child in our family. He was eight and a half years of old. It all happened on Tuesday September 11, 2012. My day began like any other day not knowing...
answer. Where did we come from? How was the universe created? What is our purpose? Are we innately good or bad? Assumptions, theories, evidence, faith, and science have all been used to try to answer these questions accurately. Specifically the question whether we are born good or bad will be addressed.
The Brother I Never Had
Everyone has that special someone in their life that has influenced them greatly. Whether it’s a relative or a friend. One of the biggest influences in my life is one of my uncles named James, in a way he’s like my brother. I realized this when my uncle moved out of my mom’s...
12:00 pm. M-TH
Getting What I Want!
Where is my mother? Why isn’t my mother in this room where she belongs, which is with me? Waah, waah, I want to see my mother! I don’t like being here with you! These were the sounds of a kindergartner in a state of shock when she...
The book I read was I Am Legend, by Richard Matheson. It was a very good book. One day, a medicine that was thought to be the cure for Measles was issued to everybody in the world. It turned out to be an infection that turned you into a zombie-vampire thing. One man tries to stop it. He fails.
My first day of high school was very intimidating, to say the least. I had been excited all summer, but when it time for the first day, I was petrified. I walked in and went directly to my locker. Everyone in the freshman hallway looked overwhelmed, so I knew I wasn’t alone.
When I got to my first...
Imagine being greeted in the morning of a beautiful day by ear-splitting sounds of nearby rockets or grenades detonating. Imagine not being able to sleep simply because of the sounds deafening bombs make or the screams of innocent civilians pleading for medical aid. Although these events are the types...
Homosexuals: Born or Made?
Homosexuality is a complex phenomenon defined as sexual attraction to or sexual relations with somebody of the same sex (Encarta Dictionary, 2008). It is often said that we are products of our environment, but quite the contrary is true, as our genetic makeup or the genes...
This is the 2nd day of the last term begins. The work seems to pile up little by little when each subject passed by. Straightforwardly, I feel so bored to study, take an exam and any other things concerning the school. I felt happy and joyful in the end of semester as I was trained at Novotel Bangkok...
Born Digital: Understanding the First Generation of Digital Natives
A New Era
Throughout my childhood I always had a longing to be the owner of a real camera, just like my parents had. I still remember to this day how excited I was on my 10th birthday, because I received that camera I dreamed about...
Churchill: A Born Political Genius
Churchill by Sebastian Haffner is written about all of Winston Churchill’s greatest failures and achievements throughout his entire life. It takes place from 1874 to 1965 from the time he was born until the day he died. He had historical importance in the 1920’s...
Serial Murders: Made Not Born.
The article, “Two teens accused of….” reported that “Two 16-year-old boys face animal cruelty charges after a woman accused them of drowning a pair of 2-day-old kittens more than a week ago. One of the boys had been arrested, and the other surrendered to juvenile authorities...
Reminiscences of My Life I was born on a warm, sunny day in May 22, 1998 in Dalaguete Cebu, Philippines. I still live in Cawayan, Dalaguete Cebu Philippines, and I go to school at St. Mary’s Academy of Dalaguete. I live with my Guardians, Flora and Vicente; and my Aunt Alice and Leonora. I am the eldest of...
My dear children: I rejoice to see you before me today, happy youth of a sunny and fortunate land. Bear in mind that the wonderful things that you learn in your schools are the work of many generations, produced by enthusiastic effort and infinite labor in every country of the world. All this is put...
“I have great confidence that the truth is beginning to come through to more and more people. This is how change takes place.” –Howard Zinn
This quote stuck out to me because change doesn’t happen too often. For instance, some of us change is hard and it is easier to not stand up for what we...
What Happened The Year I was Born
Many events have happened throughout history that have changed many lives and have
affected different people. Some have changed us for the good while others have impacted us in a
negative way. The year 1995 was a big year in general, many events took place that...
OM, The Honourable
Black and white image of Bob Marley on stage with a guitar
Marley performing in 1980
Born Robert Nesta Marley
6 February 1945
Nine Mile, Saint Ann, Jamaica
Died 11 May 1981 (aged 36)
Miami, Florida, U.S.
Donald Marley Tuff...
Miss Caroline’s first day
* Her attitude to Maycomb and the school.
* Her pupils (scout/Walter/Burris/Little chuck etc.)
* Her teaching methods and there effectiveness.
* Classroom management.
* Key moments etc.
I walked into the classroom to see all...
Positive Psych. Practices
Send a text to my cousin/Paid for homeless man to eat at subways
Cousin was happy, homeless man couldn’t stop tanking me and shared his sub with me.
Wrote an I love you note to mom/drove my friend to class when his car...
Robie H. Harris is an author, specializing in books for children. She was born in Buffalo, New York, and currently lives in Boston
“When did you publish your first book?
I published my first book in June 1946.
Do any of the books you write come from your own childhood...
I was raised Catholic, at the insistance of my parents. After many years of drinking and partying, I got very bored and thought, Is this ALL there is to life?!?! I thought, If there really IS any truth to a life after death, I should at least TRY to find the answer. I started to do some research...
“I knew this was my moment.”
“Dear diary,” I started to write on one of the blank pages of my diary. For the past
few months, my diary has been my only companion. These pages are where I write my
stories and let my imagination run free while I pour my heart out on each page. I continued
Dorothy Day (1897-1980)
Born in Brooklyn, New York on November 8th, 1897 Dorthy Day was a very influential
person in the catholic economic lifestyle. Her father, John Day was out of work when she was
little, which gave her empathy for other then, and later on in life because she also knows...
I was born a girl and I’ve been breathing for quite a span..All of it started with this..me being a girl! Much before I could plant my feet firmly on the soil..you uprooted me. That wasn’t your ground..so I didn’t belong there…’’It always feels good to be in your own place!’’ you said..but you never...
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February 8, 2013
Reaction Paper One – “A Day Without A Mexican”
I have chosen to react to the 2004, Sergio Arau film, “A Day Without A Mexican”. This movie examines what might happen if one day a third of the population of the state of California just wasn’t there anymore...
January 15, 1929-Michael Luther King Jr was born. He later changed his name to Martin
1935-1944-Martin Luther attended a segregated public schools in Georgia. He graduated from high school at the age of fifteen.
1947-Martin was ordained as a minister.
1948- Martin received his...
Fluger Pd. 7
In modern day America, career opportunities are in abundance for all. It is truly amazing that any person, no matter their gender, culture or age has the ability to choose their own path and become anything that they strive to be. The path that I would like to take after high school...
of King Philip II of Macedon, was born into privilege. Legend has it that a Persian Magi, upon viewing the flames engulfing the temple of Artemis on the evening of Alexander’s birth ran through the streets shouting that woe and great calamity for Asia had been born that day. Philip, shaken by the incident...