June 2019 archive

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I’ve been forgetting to mention that last month I read that this month would be the first month people who receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI) could apply for food stamps in this state. That being said, I have to get some things straightened out before I can actually do that for myself; so hopefully I …

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In early May 2015 when I’d first gone to a rehab hospital in San Antonio Texas I vividly remember my first night staying there. It was a Friday or Saturday night that I’d been transported there from an actual hospital which I also vividly recall because I met “the skeleton crew” at the rehab hospital. …

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Within the last month or so I read online about a controversy that Steve Harvey (the comedian, TV show host, actor, among other things) was involved in; as someone who’s watched Family Feud which he hosts, he seems like a nice enough guy to me. So when I did some research to learn what the …

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Yesterday morning one of the officers in the LGBT group at school messaged the group chat saying that they wanted to organize time for us all to meet up with each other and learn about what we’d be getting ourselves into in whatever roles we take in said club for this upcoming school year. So …

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A week or two before I’d gone to Vegas I received an email from the accessibility team at Google which was unexpected. In the email I was sent I was given a series of questions to answer regarding possibly allowing me to participate in being a beta tester for Google. I didn’t write about it …

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Since Sunday when I’d come home from my Las Vegas trip there have been tons of episodes of Catfish the TV show that have stood out to me. One such episode in said show was about a woman named Cassie who’d been under the impression she was dating a man named Steve. But we eventually …

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In the last blog entry that I’d written Friday I didn’t talk about how my stomach got upset Thursday morning. So what had happened was that before the Christina Aguilera concert Wednesday evening, my father figure and I shared some food with one another. The food was called Pokei and it contained some things in …

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English 101: Paper Number Two

Communication can be powerful; as human beings, we communicate in different ways every day (whether it be non-verbal communication, someone’s body language or people actually speaking aloud). But to some people, changing the language or method they use to communicate can be uncomfortable and unnecessary. It can be hard for some people to understand the …

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One thing I can’t stand about this time of year is the fact it’s hot as fuck. But that being said, the heat where I live now is very different from the heat I’m used to in Texas. What I mean is that Texas heat has what feels like 100% humidity in addition to the …

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English 101: Mid-term Essay

In the article “Black Men and Public Spaces” written by Brent Staples, readers of this article may gain an unexpected perspective of what it is like to live in the world as a person of color. In this article, Staples openly shares experiences he’s had where people have racially profiled him; in one of these …

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