August 2018 archive

A Heartfelt Letter And Other Randomness

In the last blog entry that I’d written Monday I forgot to mention the fact that when I’d arrived at school that same day I met someone who struggles with mental health issues. But before I go any further I want to say that I don’t like using the word issues after the words “mental” …

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Hard Yet Interesting Conversations, More Thoughts On Grief And Other Updates

In the last blog entry that I’d written Thursday I forgot to mention that Wednesday I texted the scholarship chairperson to let her know that I’d successfully filled out the scholarship application that I’d Been wanting to apply for. In that same text message though I also told her that the email notification that I’d …

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A Long Exhausting Few Days

I’ve been forgetting to mention that when one of my landlords recently brought mail to me she’d told me that I’d received something notifying me of my upcoming court date next month. That was all she’d said about the document I’d received though. In the last blog entry that I’d written Friday I also forgot …

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More Thoughts On Grief And Assorted Updates

In the blog entry I wrote recently where I talked about how I grieved for certain individuals I said that I had more losses to write about. So I’m going to do that now. A few years back someone that I went to TSBVI with informed me that one of our mutual classmates from that …

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English 100A: Paper Two: Essay About Me

I came from a family who taught me from a very young age that I was not part of the family…or if I was, then I was the part of the family that was a nobody / a burden to society/the one that fucked up my mom’s life just for existing. My dad was rarely …

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English 100A: Paper One On Christina Aguilera’s “Fighter” And Destiny’s Child’s “Survivor”

Christina Aguilera’s song “Fighter” has an up-tempo beat combined with a rock-sound. The up-tempo beat in this song, along with the rock-sound of the song could both prepare the listener for the topic Aguilera sings about in “Fighter” regarding an unhealthy relationship in which she found herself. At the beginning of the “Fighter” music video …

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English 100A: How Technology Changes Lives Essay

The topic of technology can be a controversial yet healthy conversation for people to have. When people are asked about what their views are on technology, there is often a wide variety of answers from “technology is making the world lazy” to “technology greatly impacts people’s lives on a daily basis” to “technology is not …

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English 100A: Essay On Grant Penrod’s Article Anti-Intellectualism: Why We Hate The Smart Kids

In Grant Penrod’s essay Anti-Intellectualism: Why We Hate the Smart Kids, he discusses how athletes, other celebrities and “the nerds” are often portrayed in society. Those particular groups of people are routinely praised for their accomplishments, while scientists’ and scholarly achievements are brushed aside as if giving them recognition is not important/does not matter. Society …

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Excitement And Lots Of Heavy Content

Shortly after I’d written my last blog entry Sunday I received a text from the sighted friend I’d texted earlier that day. And in that particular text message reply that he’d sent me he said that he’d have to check for the letter of recommendation at his work the following day. A few minutes after …

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Randomness And Getting Things Done

In the last blog entry that I’d written Friday I forgot to mention the fact that when I worked out on a treadmill at Planet Fitness the previous day I was worried about whether said treadmill was going to speed up by itself. The reason I had this worry was because of how the stationary …

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