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Comparing Family in Breathing Lessons, Homesick Restaurant, and Accidental Tourist

- Family Instability in Breathing Lessons, Homesick Restaurant, and Accidental Tourist          The perfect, suburban family has become a prominant theme and stereotype in American culture.  Families from the works of Anne Tyler represent the exact opposite of this cultural stereotype.  None of Tyler's novels contain families with faithful, domestic wives, breadwinning husbands, and 2.3 well-behaved, perfect children.  Tyler kills this misconcieved stereotype in Breathing Lessons, Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant, and The Accidental Tourist.  Anne Tyler grew up with her parents on a series of experimental communes, so she developed a different perception of family life.  She observes dome...   [tags: compare and contrast essay examples]

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Analysis of “The Moon: Cold, Wet, and Breathing.”

- Analysis of “The Moon: Cold, Wet, and Breathing.” The article “Top 100 Stories of 2009 #16: The Moon: Cold, Wet, and Breathing” from DiscoveryMagazine.com discusses the LCROSS mission of 2009. This is a Moon mission conducted to search for the presence of water (Barone 2009). The mission is an important part of the ultimate goal of visiting the Moon and establishing a Moon base (NASA 2005). The article is written to expand upon what occurred during the LCROSS mission (Barone 2009). LCROSS stands for Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Spacecraft....   [tags: Astronomy]

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Leadership Lessons in Famous Literature

- Leadership can be defined as the ability of a superior to influence the behavior of a minor or group and persuade them to follow a particular course of action. A leader sets a course of action and ensures that everyone follows the action. Leading can apply to leading oneself, other individuals, groups, organizations and societies. The nature of how leading is done depends on the framework of the situation, one's point of view, and on the nature and needs of those involved. While leadership is learned, the skills and knowledge processed by the leader are influenced by their traits, such as beliefs, values, ethics, and most importantly character....   [tags: Beowulf, Oedipus The King, Antigone]

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Lessons to be Learned in the Harry Potter Books

- Imagine a world where extraordinary things become ordinary. Where fire-breathing dragons roam the land, people can turn themselves invisible, and ordinarily laborious tasks are completed with a flick of the wrist. In Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, J.K. Rowling paints a vibrant picture of this magical world. Although it may seem like the book is full of fantasy, there are many lessons that the reader is taught as he or she journeys with the main characters. To begin, one lesson recurs throughout the entire story: Never give up....   [tags: term paper, J.K. Rowling, morals, ]

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Leadership Lessons From Beowulf and Oedipus

- Leadership can be defined as the ability of a superior to influence the behavior of a minor or group and persuade them to follow a particular course of action. A leader sets a course of action and ensures that everyone follows the action. Leading can apply to leading oneself, other individuals, groups, organizations and societies. The nature of how leading is done depends on the framework of the situation, one's point of view, and on the nature and needs of those involved. While leadership is learned, the skills and knowledge processed by the leader are influenced by their traits, such as beliefs, values, ethics, and most importantly character....   [tags: Beowulf, Oedipus The King, Antigone]

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Lessons From Frankenstein: The Dangers of Toying With Science

- For mankind, the basic, most general use of technology, is to assist people in solving problems. Over the last several decades, the rate of technological progress has skyrocketed with the emergence of new and innovative discoveries. There is much promising research currently taking place, some that hold high risks despite the heavy rewards. For example, scientists have been cloning cells and tissues for years, and although the idea of cloning another human may seem fantastical, that possibility is well within grasp....   [tags: Scientific Research ]

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Summary of the Fear of Breathing by Lafferty, Sherlock and Wood

- Each new morn.New widows howl, new orphans cry, new sorrows strike heaven on the face (qtd in Lawson, Sandra. 2013) In the eighty-five pages play, Lafferty, Sherlock, and Wood exert their utmost effort to document, organize, and reconstruct a collage of verbatim testimonies, reports, and interviews eyewitnesses of the Syrian Revolution .The interviews were conducted by Laffery in collaboration with veteran war correspondents: Sherlock and Wood. Lafferty and colleagues conducted interviews incognito with ordinary people, activists, businesspersons, defectors, Free Syrian Army soldiers, and medical staff....   [tags: Fear of Breathing Essays]

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Rationale of Lessons

- The theme of the three lessons that were taught was ‘animals’. One reason for this choice was that the class had this as their topic during the previous term and enjoyed learning about them; during block placement the class were also scheduled for a trip to the zoo and so this theme slotted agreeably into the children’s learning. For the English lesson the stimulus was the picture storybook ‘The Tiger Who Came To Tea’ by Judith Kerr – this was chosen not only because it went with the t0heme but because there were an abundance of opportunities that could be derived from it; it is also renowned for being a popular storybook for children, it is currently rated 4.9/5 stars from Waterstones, as w...   [tags: Teaching, Learning, Lessons, Animals, Schools]

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Letter to an English Major: Austen’s Legacy of Life Lessons

- Dearest English major fellow, “For Austen, life, liker her novel, is a continual process of reading and rereading.” (23). There are billions of ideas out there: millions are published, few are memorable. Jane Austen’s novels are, without doubt, amongst the few that hold precious kernels of truths and observations concerning human nature, reading oneself, and reading others. Why is that so important. Well, as Austen shows us through numerous examples and counterexamples, self examination, reflection, and reading others are key towards happiness, fulfillment, and healthy relationships....   [tags: lessons, happiness, relationship]

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My Breaching Experiment On Social Norms

- My breaching experiment involved three social norms. These social norms forced people to be in an uncomfortable situation and make a decision as to how they should react to it. The first social norm I experimented with was sitting next to someone in an uncrowded movie theater. I chose this because of the awkwardness it caused. At all three of my trials, occurring from 1-9 pm, there were over fifty empty seats at Carmike on February 21st. The next social norm I analyzed was sitting in someone’s assigned seat....   [tags: Sociology, Anomie, Breaching experiment, Norm]

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The Breathing Method by Stephen King

- In the novella the Breathing Method by Stephen King, the character David Adley is telling the story of his first time going to this club. At this club located at 249B East Thirty-fifth Street there are a lot of unusual happenings; unusual people, places and objects which are unrealistic. David witnesses the decapitation of Sandra Stansfield and the birth of her child because this experience of trauma he creates a fictitious world to cope, in this world he imagines he goes to the club to escape but he can never truly escape and is reminded in his own happy place what has happened to Sandra....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Character Development]

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The Book, Breathing, By Tim Z

- The book, Breathing, In Dust, by Tim Z. Hernandez, begins with Tlaloc and Jesus doing something that is detailed thoroughly having to do with cocaine. Furthermore, in the story Tlaloc, Alejandro, and Jesus were being shot by the cops due to the fact, they resisted and did not respond to the officers doing. After escaping the hectic scenery, Jesus and Loc were on a goose hunt from the cops. They eventually lost the cops by hiding in the fields being camouflaged and not being able to be detected. Thus drinking alcohol on the way back home....   [tags: Family, Grandparent, Mother, Form of the Good]

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Light Breathing, By Ivan Bunin

- In Ivan Bunin’s short story Light Breathing, Olya Meshcherskaya struggles to live with societal views of women and rape. Bunin briefly portrays rape as an evil act. In order to cope with this evil, Olya acts and dresses like the woman that her rapist has forced her to become. However, this further damages her emotionally because she faces societal consequences for acting beyond her years. She understands how society views her and uses this understanding to escape from the crushing pressures that she faces....   [tags: Rape, War rape, Woman, Ivan Bunin]

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Light Breathing, By Ivan Bunin

- In Ivan Bunin’s short story Light Breathing, Olya LAST NAME manages societal views of women and rape. The way Bunin describes her rape illustrates it to be a satanic act. In order to cope with rape, Olya acts and dresses like a woman because that is how she views herself. However, this further damages her emotionally because she faces societal consequences from acting so far beyond her years. She understands how society views her and uses this understand to commit suicide in the form of homicide....   [tags: Rape, War rape, Woman]

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Quiet Breathing and Asthma

- Normal inspiration and expiration, also known as quiet breathing, is the type of breathing that occurs when a person is in a state of rest (McKinley, 2013). Pressure variations between the atmosphere and the thoracic cavity are produced by changes in lung volume (McKinley, 2013). Boyle’s law describes the inverse relationship between the pressure of a gas and the volume of a container (McKinley, 2013). Asthma is one of many conditions that can affect the pressure gradient in the lungs and cause problems with breathing....   [tags: Lungs, Pressure, Atmosphere]

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Lessons Learned From the Massacre at Wounded Knee

- Introduction The massacre at Wounded Knee was the last action in a long and bloody war that pitted Native American Indians against U.S Military forces. For roughly 300 years the two sides had been in constant conflict across America in a battle for land, resources, and ultimately; freedom. This final massacre solidified the American hold on the west and closed the final chapter on a way of life that can never be brought back. Lakota Indians, having learned of the death of Sitting Bull started to move towards Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in hopes of finding protection from Red Cloud....   [tags: Lessons from the Indian Wars]

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Submarines: Breathing Underwater

- ... just like a barrel, they used iron hopes to hold them together and sealed joined with tar to keep the water out. A tank sits below the operator. When he pumps it with the sea water the craft sinks. Hidden underwater operator now sits in his own bubble of air. It’s the world first war submarine. They call it the turtle. The submarine was powered by human by using its pedal. It was very cramped inside with very little air. The chaps of the submarine was powered by his own muscles power both up and down by using pedals....   [tags: manoeuvrabilltity, british navy]

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Jesus As A Teacher Of The Law And Moral Lessons

- Lord. Savior. Redeemer. These are the first words to come to our mind to describe the role of Jesus Christ. But, Jesus is also a teacher. During Jesus’ time, there were many teachers who used to teach Jewish law. They were called Rabbi, meaning ‘teacher’ in Hebrew. Jesus Christ was also considered a Rabbi, but instead, he taught the law of God. However, Jesus was not a simple teacher of the law. Since the first moment he started teaching, he grabbed the attention of the people that were listening to him....   [tags: Teacher, Lesson plan, Education, School]

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Planning Lessons For Teachers Can Be Crucial

- Planning lessons for teachers can be crucial. There always has to be time set aside to plan things out. A lesson can’t be taught successfully without earlier preparation. It’s like walking into a negative situation blind. There are always some steps before teaching the students the lesson. This where unit plans come into play. They help to prepare the teacher to effectively teach the lesson to where students understand and obtain the information that is being provided. They also help to keep track of what did and didn’t work for that specific lesson....   [tags: Teacher, Education, Lesson plan, Teaching]

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Lessons from The Piano Lesson by August Wilson

- What should one do with their legacy, and how should it be put to use. In the play “The Piano Lesson”, the Charles' family faces this question, and struggles to find the answer. The family’s legacy is in the form of a piano. On the piano are carvings of their ancestors. The two main characters that are having a conflict over the piano are Berniece and Boy Willie. Boy Willie wants to sell the piano so he can add the proceeds of the sale to the proceeds of selling watermelon’s and buy some land from “Sutter”....   [tags: The Piano Lesson Analysis]

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Happiness Is Being Alive -breathing Air

- Happiness originates in all forms and in a variety of meanings. Everyone can debate their perceptions on what true happiness is. The general idea is it’s a state of mind where a person is at pleasure with their life or at a certain moment. People argue the way to true happiness is money or finally earning that job they always dreamt of. Narrow-minded persons don’t think of something that will mend them happy now, in the moment. If they were to die tomorrow what is in existence today that would make them truly happy....   [tags: Meaning of life, Mind, Happiness, Life]

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A Detailed Lesson Plan And Flow Chart For Follow On Lessons

- The detailed lesson plan and flow chart for follow on lessons, outline the teaching of measurement using the metre and the centimetre for year three students. The aim of the teaching sequence is that students are offered learning that will guide them through the construction of their own understanding of measurement and how to competently measure. Ensuring Engagement Key to any pedagogical practice is engaging the students in order to inspire learning (Peters & Le Cornu, 2006.). Regardless of the student’s age, if they are not engaged with their learning, construction of their understanding is not going to be as successful as if that engagement did occur (Jeanneret, et al, 2006.)....   [tags: Education, Teacher, Teaching, Lesson plan]

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Lessons : Lessons About Love

- Lessons of Love What does it mean to finish what we start. That we are to tie up loose ends, reach the finish line, or perhaps even to finish by ceremony. I have a story to tell, one that changed my entire life, that defined who I am as a person. Met a girl. Fell in love. She moved, stopped talking with me. Made me question why. Why do I push to finish what I’ve committed to. Is it for the completion of a task, for perhaps the ability to learn from my choices. Throught my relationship with her I learned many great lessons....   [tags: Love, Debut albums, 2007 singles, 2009 singles]

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Learners' Response to a Lesson

- INTRODUCTION The aim of this assignment is to describe and evaluate the learners’ responses to a lesson taught to twenty-seven students in eighth grade in Gimnasio Iragua whose average age is 13-14 years. Most of the students like getting involved in activities that foster competition or collaborative work. They also like getting involved in guessing and predicting activities in which they have to communicate to each other using the language. Regarding their oral proficiency, most of the students have an average fluency but still require improving their accuracy....   [tags: Lessons, Teaching, Eighth Grade]

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The Mechanism and Regulation of Breathing

- The Mechanism and Regulation of Breathing Breathing is an involuntary movement that is controlled by the medulla, which is part of the hind brain. Air is sucked into the lungs by an active process called inspiration. The external intercostals muscle contract and the internal intercostals muscle relax this causes the ribs to be drawn upwards and outwards. While this is happening the diaphragm muscles contracts and pushes down towards the abdomen. The lungs are made to expand because the pleural surfaces of the lungs are attached to the pleural on the chest wall; this increases the volume of the air spaces and drops the air pressure in the lungs so that air rushe...   [tags: Free Essays]

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Effects of Exercise on Breathing Rate

- Effects of Exercise on Breathing Rate Explain what you have discovered about the sonnet form from your reading of three of the following poems: 'After Death', 'Youth Gone, Beauty Gone', 'Two Pursuits', 'Endurance' and 'Remember'- Do you think the content of these poems is well suited to the sonnet from. The three poems I have chosen are 'After Death', 'Youth Gone, Beauty Gone' and 'Remember'. I have chosen 'After Death' and 'Remember' because they give very different, unstereotypical ideas about death, and 'Youth Gone, Beauty Gone' ties in with these because it is referring to growing old....   [tags: Exercise Physiology]

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Lessons Learned From The Math Lessons

- The two lessons I taught that were most memorable to me were the two math lessons that I taught on back to back days. It was a consecutive lesson based on division and built off of one another. These lessons were hard for me to teach because they were ways of teaching division that I have never seen. Even though I was the teacher, I was still learning. I was always familiar with the “traditional” algorithm, so I had to learn these lessons just so I could teach the class. The first lesson involved the box method and the second lesson was the partial quotient method....   [tags: Education, Learning, Teacher, School]

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Breathing Underwater by Alex Flinn

- Summary: Breathing Underwater is about an teenage boy at the age of 16 who is in love with his girlfriend, but does not really know how to treat her right. He claimed to have loved his girlfriend a lot and often did not listen to what he has to say about things and disagrees with her which causes him to get angry. One day he had gotten very angry and had slapped her, not knowing what had got into him he apologized for his behaviour and said never to do it again. But the day of the talent show he had told her not to sing because people would laugh at her and he did not want her to display herself up on stage singing to everyone....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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The Breathing Forces of The Mexican Revolution: The Coahuila Manifestation

- Spiritualism, a philosophical doctrine that believes in communicating and seeking the spiritual world for guidance in the real world. Manuel Sarábia a spiritist that predicted the overthrow of Porfirio Díaz at about the time that he and fellow conspirators were captured and executed. The exploration of economic, political and social forces that structured the Mexican Revolution in the State of Coahuila in the 1800s and how the spirit of reformation is an ongoing process taking place in present day....   [tags: Literary Review]

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The Body 's Main Control System For Breathing

- It is a simple fact that humans can not survive without oxygen, but few know how the body uses its and the amount they are able to inhale with a single breath. Humans use oxygen to breakdown food, to build muscle, and to be more physically fit (Green, Joyce). The respiratory system is the body’s main control system for breathing. Its two main functions are to bring oxygen into the body and dispose of carbon dioxide (Robertson, Sarah. “Respiratory_Anatomy.”). There are four main way to calculate the volume of air a person can in hale and exhale: tidal volume, vital capacity, residual volume, and total lung capacity....   [tags: Respiratory physiology, Lung, Lung volumes]

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What Are We Breathing?

- Poor air quality is the culprit for the consequences that are being suffered by many human and plant communities. Air pollution, smog, or acid rain; it may be called whatever you like, it is the effects that it is causing that are important. Although many people associate smog with Los Angeles, it is not the only area that has been effected by poor air quality. Many national parks, aquatic systems, and other populated areas are showing major signs of air pollution. "A large pollution study revealed that when smog increases in the Los Angeles Basin area, there is a big jump in the number of people hospitalized for lung and heart problems (Dreher 1998)." The effects of air poll...   [tags: essays research papers]

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Just Breathing

- Just Breathing Ill-timed encounters with torment and death will always leave one behind as a reflective and thought full individual. “Just Breathing”, which was published in 1997 in the book “Sex, Drugs, Rock’n’Roll: Stories to end the century“, deals with a woman who feels, that she has changed after a strange meeting with the woman Magde. This essay contains an analysis and an interpretation of Nina and the function Madge has in Nina’s life. The story begins quite sudden because the reader is practically thrown into the story and the characters aren’t introduced....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Should The Terminally Ill Patients or their Family Seek Assistance in Taking their Own Lives?

- ... As suggested by Budinger and Mutlu (2013) “oxygen therapy is lifesaving, it may be associated with deleterious effects when administered for prolonged periods at high concentrations” The toxic effect of excess oxygen on tissue cells is widely known. It was initially assumed that the side effect of hyperoxia caused by prolonged high dose oxygen therapy was an admissible side effect in order to prevent hypoxia. However in a study investigating the safety profile of hyperoxia during oxygen therapy in over 36,000 intensive care admissions in The Netherlands, Fodden and Gibbson (2013) saw trends which demonstrated that both hypoxia and hyperoxia were independently associated with higher morta...   [tags: ethics, breathing, breathing therapy]

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Lessons of Life

- All through life, we experience various occasions when decision-making become necessary. A number of them present themselves in difficult forms and at crucial points. Most of the verdict we take will eventually figure and describe our track of lives. These are what we refer to as lessons of life. Choices never present themselves in an easy way. In some instance we are always forced to pay a price to achieve something. This implies that we are trading for an outcome we are seeking. Period, actions and situation can help us learn a lot about our environment, ourselves and people in general....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]

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Lessons in Leadership

- Lessons in Leadership Applying Leadership Principals has been a quest to discover what the nature of being a leader really is. Leadership can come in all shapes and at many different levels within an organization. “Naturally born leaders are rare. It takes hard work to learn how to lead effectively (Amter, 2012).” More often what is encountered is poor leadership and examples of what not to do in a leadership role within organizations. These failures can be devastating on people and organizations....   [tags: managers, good leadership, active listening]

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The Effectiveness of Deep-Breathing Exercises After Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery

- The purpose of this evidence-based nursing practice paper is to discuss the effectiveness of deep-breathing exercises in the care of a patient who is recently postoperative a coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG). It will also critique two professional research studies on this topic, and will answer three essential questions about each study. What are the results of the study. Are the results of the study valid. How are the findings clinically relevant to this patient. The patient, who will be referred to as Mr....   [tags: Health]

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A Study On How Breathing, Phonation And Articulation Work Together With Appropriate Vocabulary

- Firstly, we begin with stuttering/stammering. We start by exploring talking and normal speech with the clinician and client. During this the clinician first explained how breathing, phonation and articulation work together with appropriate vocabulary. Once the client understands, the clinician asks the client to explain this process back. For instance, one client talks about how everybody has speech helpers. These speech helpers are the lungs, which need air in order to talk, the voice box, which is located in our throat, and our lips and tongue in order to produce the words we want....   [tags: Stuttering, Cluttering, Dyslexia, Sentence]

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Lessons for the Management of Financial Institutions

- 1. The Global Financial Crisis As with any war, crisis or other historical event, the most important thing to do is to learn from it and ensure history isn’t repeated. The global financial crisis of 2007/8 has provided those who seek, with many well worth lessons to be learnt. The four most important of these lessons are discussed in detail in this report, as they relate to various key stakeholders in financial institutions. In the past two years the financial sector has witnessed many high profile corporate bankruptcies and hundreds more smaller insolvencies....   [tags: Economics]

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Key Lessons to Consider in a Negotiation

- Participating in the scenario about drug testing in the workplace provided some key lessons to consider in a negotiation. Those lessons have influenced the way I approach a negotiation and altered the how I look at conflict in the workplace. It is important to understand that, while a negotiation framework is important, the structure of a framework can be flexible. In the exercise, a clear framework was constructed prior to the negotiation. Terry, the truck driver, had a positive drug test. He then entered into a meeting with his superior and a counselor in which they would discuss his future at the company....   [tags: Case Analysis]

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Sleeping Lessons By The Shins.the Shins

- The first piece of work i chose for this assignment was a song called Sleeping lessons by The Shins.The Shins are a popular band that is known for their rock sound. Each song has deeps lyrics and leaves the listener with their own interpretation of the song. Many of The Shins songs touch on existential themes. In the song, Sleeping Lessons, the lead singer, James Mercer is encouraging us the listener to take advantage of their free will. He advises to break free from absolute systems or the things that you’re a part of that define who you are....   [tags: Meaning of life, Existentialism, The Shins]

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The Music Of The Choir Lessons

- AFM1404 – PMPS Pop Performance Skills Reflective Learning Journal Choir lesson term 1 The first term of the choir lessons primarily consisted of the entire group learning songs as a choir with bass, tenor and soprano parts. We usually started with a singing warm up using arpeggiated patterns and scales this has helped me alot with my pitching something previously i was unsure about. I think this term of lessons has helped me build a confidence in my singing ability I didn’t previously have which in turn gave me the confidence to sing in front of an audience solo in the pop performance class....   [tags: Performance, Music, Audience, Singing]

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My Inquiry Science Lesson Lessons

- For my inquiry science lesson I taught to my peers, I chose to do the sense of hearing. Overall, I am not very happy with the way my presentation went, I really let my nerves get the best of me. It is really awkward for me to teach elementary lessons to college students, it 's hard for me to bring it to the level I need since I am looking at my peers as I teach it, but as the semester has gone on I 've gotten better with this. Although I wasn 't happy with it, there are a mixture of strengths and weaknesses....   [tags: Sense, Hearing, Perception, Sensory system]

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The Lakota Way : Stories And Lessons

- In the book the Lakota way: stories and lessons for living, by Joseph M Marshal III, the virtue of love, the root of all other virtues is the first virtue necessary to living a virtuous life. A life of virtue is lived by putting the needs of others first, allowing oneself to decrease so that all may be given the opportunity to thrive. The decrease of oneself is an act of humility, which cannot be done without a strong virtue of love. Love is the root of all other virtues, it is from love that humility, respect, sacrifice and honor flow....   [tags: Virtue, Ethics, Prudence, Positive psychology]

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Education, Lessons, And Resources For Teachers

- Government Printable, Lessons, & Resources for Teacher https://www.teachervision.com This site has multiple section that lists many different activities that include, reading, writing, listening and speaking for children of all ages as well as for adults. Teachervision can be an educational tool for curriculum for all grade levels. Teachervision is a good teaching application that will pursue interesting information. Within this site there are Quizzes, Educational Technology Resources, U.S. History & Government Connected, U.S....   [tags: African American, Black people, Education]

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Lessons on Managing and Planning Strategically

- Executive Summary - The Article “Lessons on how to Manage and Plan Strategically” covers the process of defin-ing a strategy for an organization. It starts by explaining the differences between effective-ness (doing the right things) and efficiency (doing things right) and shows why a manager should keep the differentiation in mind while developing a strategy. Going along with the definition of strategy as “a plan of actions designed to achieve a particular goal,” the first step of defining a strategy is defining the organizations goal – the mission....   [tags: Business Management]

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Vietnam : Lessons For The Future

- What Went Wrong in Vietnam: Lessons for the Future Two months ago, President Nixon announced the end of America’s involvement in Vietnam, promising “peace with honor.” This long and controversial war, its roots traceable back to the 1950s, is finally drawing to an end. America has lost more than fifty thousand men in this gruesome conflict, yet achieved little — in the end, despite all that America did to ensure South Vietnamese independence, the North Vietnamese military will be staying in the South under this agreement, and the withdrawal of American forces bodes ominously for the future of the feeble South Vietnam....   [tags: Vietnam War, South Vietnam, Vietnam]

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I Planned And Implemented Lessons

- STANDARD 1: I planned and implemented lessons in all subject areas of first grade. I used the Michigan Common Core First Grade Standards, the Farmington Hills School District curriculum, and the guidelines set in place for the academic year timeline by J.A. Lanigan Elementary School administration. I taught Readers Workshop, Science, Math, Writing, and Social Studies. I also worked on social and thematic lessons with students too. I planned specific, measurable, achievable, realistic, timely, and supportive lessons for all learners....   [tags: Learning styles, Education, Teacher, Student]

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Life Lessons in The "Twilight" Series

- Is true love worth risking everything. That is the question I found myself asking as I began reading Twilight. At first some may chose not to read the books or see the movie because they feel a story based on vampires and werewolves is a little unbelievable. Twilight is about more than fictional characters and that is what attracted my attention to the series. It takes us on a journey of discovering that when true love is amazingly strong one can overcome any battle. Since discovering these series Stephanie Myers the author of Twilight has become such an inspiration to me....   [tags: Literary Themes]

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The Valuable Lessons Of Life

- The Valuable Lessons Life Brings Throughout life, people are bound to make mistakes and go through hard times: it is inevitable. Although many people are blind to it, these setbacks in life often bring valuable lessons. Life lessons help people better themselves everyday. The most important life lessons that I’ve learned are about friendships, family, and being on a team. One valuable life lesson that I’ve learned is about friendships. I’ve learned that true friends will be loyal when their friends aren 't around....   [tags: Love, Friendship, Interpersonal relationship]

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Lessons Learned: A Decade at War

- MSgt. Charles Halcome’s lecture on “Lessons Learned: A decade at War was very informational and well put together. The PowerPoint had very specific key points and pictures that kept the listener’s attention. The slides had very little written on them so reader would not get bored. MSgt. Halcome was able to explain the different topics in depth without looking at the slides so it showed he really knew what he was talking about. He was able to keep the lecture interesting by sharing personal war stories that related to the Emergency Medical Service....   [tags: Healthcare, War]

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Alice : The Lessons Of Wonderland

- Most critics agree that Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland is not a frivolous child’s tale born of pure whimsy. Rather, it portrays the problems inherent to the process of growing up and becoming an adult. More specifically, in “Educating Alice: The Lessons of Wonderland”, Jan Susina posits that the novel pertains to the act of conforming and finding one’s place in an existing adult society. He suggests that Alice is generally pleasing and agreeable and even cites Alice’s physical changes in size and shape as metaphors for her desire to fit into the new environment in which she finds herself....   [tags: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Victorian era]

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Strengths And Lessons Of Japanese Education

- There are many important things in everyone 's life. Family, love, friendship and in my opinion education. James Fallows article "Strengths,Weaknesses, And Lessons Of Japanese Education", talks about the Japan education system. This article made me think more about the United States education system and how I feel about it. Education plays a big role in life. It is introduce to society at a very young age from 3-5 years old and it continues to adulthood if you chose too. Whether you decide to go to high school, college or an university education is necessary to achieve many goals and have a better future....   [tags: Education, Education in the United States]

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Lessons Of The Sky Is Gray

- Lessons of Tough Love in The Sky is Gray Ernest Gaines’ short story, The Sky is Gray, was published in 1963, towards the end of the Civil Rights Movement. The title of the piece hints to the general dreariness which lingers throughout the story. James, the narrator, is a young boy in a poor African American family in Louisiana during World War II. Despite the racism and poverty which control James’ life, his mother teaches him how to survive adversity with her tough love. Throughout the story, James’ mother, Octavia, appears to be harsh, standoffish, and unaffectionate....   [tags: Love, Family]

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Lessons Learned the Hard Way

- Life is filled with lessons, and often times there are little reminders to keep those lessons in our minds for later use. Sometimes lessons learned in life are learned the hard way, like in Cole’s instance. One of the lessons Cole learned is in order to heal he must first right his wrongs; stop blaming those around him for his problems, and to forgive. To Cole, these were just cliché sayings repeated on and on by others around him who didn’t trust. He always brushed these words aside thinking he could do everything on his own and life only revolved around him....   [tags: blaming, forgive, grudge, spirit, bear]

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The Scouts Teaches Valuable Lessons

- Cub Scouts Teaches Valuable Lessons No Tiger is given his stripes, he must first earn them. All little boys who want to become Boy Scouts of America begin as Tigers, in a program called Cub Scouts. The Cub Scouting adventure presents endless personal and life lessons for little boys to begin understanding and implementing as they embark on the much larger adventure of becoming young men. Tigers are not alone in their efforts to learn new life principles, as they will rise through the ranks in the comradery of their fellow den-mates and pack-mates, learning and growing together toward further Scouting achievements....   [tags: Scouting, Boy Scouts of America, Cub Scout, Akela]

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The Lessons of Successful Change

- ... Our department functions in part of the public sector that is in constant development and change. Our new manager knew that "as the rate of change affecting business continues to accelerate, organizations must strive to develop and implement change initiatives" (Weeks, Roberts, Chonko & Jones, 2004, p. 7). With this in mind he began making changes to employee input and to allow employees to be part of the decision-making process. Part of this process was that employees would now start taking charge of projects and they would present their ideas and suggestions on how the department should proceed....   [tags: organizational change, environment]

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Lessons From The Assembly Line

- In Andrew Braaksma 's essay Some Lessons From The Assembly Line he provides the perspective of a college student learning life lessons from his summer job in a factory and how it showed him not to take his ability to have a higher education for granted. While most students never give it a second thought about not going to college, Braaksma learned from the hard work and low pay to appreciate the opportunities he has. Most college age students have never experienced the struggles of what real life can throw at them....   [tags: Education, High school, University]

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My Life Lessons For College

- Do you realize how much you have learned in just a short few months. Maybe you don’t realize it, but once you reflect about it, you will soon find out that you took more away from school than just a nap or two. It’s not only reading from a textbook and listening to lectures that count, but also the life lessons and preparing yourself yourself for college and starting a career. You might not want to think of high school this way, but it is the stepping stone for college. Through my junior year, I taught myself that there will be things that I don’t like, and with that, you teach yourself to get through it because it is not going to be the last time you are out in a situation like this....   [tags: High school, Academic term, Personal life]

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Mistakes Made By Lessons Learned

- Mistakes Made, Lessons Learned One of the best things in life is being able to learn so much from a person who is so close to you. I am fortunate enough to have a father who can answer just about any question I have about money. Due to his business degree, he knows exactly what to do when a stressful money situation comes up and I am so grateful that I can always count on his advice to solve any difficulties I am facing. My dad has had many big financial problems thrown at him and somehow he finds a way to get through them all and still makes sure to put money into his savings account....   [tags: Personal life, Happiness, Psychology]

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Curriculum Lessons With Differentiated Instruction

- Reflect on your own teaching and describe how you differentiate instruction in each of the three areas that our chapter says can be differentiated. BE SPECIFIC. The textbook states, “differentiated instruction is (a) not a recipe for teaching, (b) not an instructional strategy, and (c) not what a teacher does when he or she has time. Rather, it is a way about teaching and learning…” I completely agree with this statement, differentiated instruction should occur daily and with every lesson. I have to admit that I did not always understand differentiated instruction nor has differentiated instruction always been reflected in my lessons, but it’s not until recently that I began to strategicall...   [tags: Learning, Skill, Table tennis, Skills]

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Procedural Lessons: Children and Mathematics

- Mathematics has become a very large part of society today. From the moment children learn the basic principles of math to the day those children become working members of society, everyone has used mathematics at one point in their life. The crucial time for learning mathematics is during the childhood years when the concepts and principles of mathematics can be processed more easily. However, this time in life is also when the point in a person’s life where information has to be broken down to the very basics, as children don’t have an advanced capacity to understand as adults do....   [tags: teachers, conceptual teaching]

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Lessons From The Assembly Line

- In the reading I chose, "Some Lessons from The Assembly Line", by Andrew Braaksma, is about a college student who in the summer time works for a factory all day long. To me, this reading is about a man maybe in his 20 's gaining great work experience during his summer breaks while also saving money. He also uses his work experiences in his college assignments, his knowledge from learning real life experiences at work. My opinion about this reading is that it is very informative. He is learning lessons and learning how to apply them to his school work....   [tags: Factory, Assembly line, High school]

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Learning Lessons from the Holocaust

- The phrase "a lesson to be learned and a tragedy to behold" has been indelibly attached to the Holocaust that to think of it in any other way is thought to insult all those of the Jewish community who lost their lives to the attempted genocide of their race by the Nazi regime. Despite such brevity attached to learning lessons from the Holocaust one must wonder whether the lesson has actually been learned or if people will continue to repeat the mistakes of the past. Angela Merkel, the current German Chancellor, has stated that the German experiment towards multi-culturalism has failed, those who wish to migrate into the country must learn the German way whether it is the language they speak,...   [tags: Literary Analysis ]

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Elementary Classroom Lessons And Assignments

- The following learning environment being described is Gilmor Elementary with the majority of the observations being done in my own first grade classroom. 1) universal design For math lessons and assignments, my host teacher and myself implement universal design for learning in our general education classroom by allowing students access to a variety of manipulatives that are easily assessable for students who need or want to use them (DL Series No. 1, 2012). When teaching lessons, we try to incorporate the use of manipulatives in at least one of our models or examples to show our students how to use manipulatives for that lesson’s specific objective....   [tags: Education, Educational psychology, Teacher]

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My Speech On Karate Lessons

- Instead of waking up to the sound made by my alarm clock, I wake up to the sound of my crushing bones under my older brother’s enormous body. I instantly kick him, followed by chasing him across the house ready to do whatever I can to physically harm him. My mom shouts, annoyed by our so-called waking routines, scolding us to behave like civilized humans. We ignore her and continue to wake up my sister like nothing changed. Later that day, I go to my parents determined to have their approval upon signing up for Karate lessons....   [tags: Family, Sibling, Parent, English-language films]

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The Lessons Learned On Retail

- The Lessons I Learned in Retail Over the past five years I have been a full time student as well as a part time worker at two very distinct stores, one being a grocery store and the other a major retail department store. Through my experience at these places I have seen both the good side and the bad side of humanity. It is truly amazing what people will do just to save an extra dollar. Although it hasn’t always been the best, I have learned a lot about the way the world works and I have many lessons that will help me throughout my life....   [tags: Customer, Customer service, Walking, Trousers]

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10 Lessons Of Marketing Brilliance

- 10 Lessons in Marketing Brilliance The first article I chose from the provided list was 10 Lessons in Marketing Brilliance by Jennifer Wang. As the article’s title clearly states, the article is about ten examples of successful marketing. First is the advertising campaign for the Contagion movie where scientists carefully used bacteria, mold, and penicillin to spell out the movie’s title. The take away from this example is to use creativity and innovation in marketing by implementing guerilla strategies....   [tags: Coca-Cola, The Coca-Cola Company]

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The Challenging Lessons From Videogames

- Nate Cowley Professor Musgrave ENGL 1302-83019 11 February 2015 The Challenging Lessons from Videogames Raising children can be a daunting yet noble task. So many little things have to be considered when taking care of children. Are they eating the right foods. Are they getting enough sleep. Are they learning well. What values will they hold to. How will they approach those values in their day-to-day lives. While those are all important questions, the last two are often forgotten. Those issues are sometimes left alone because they can be extremely challenging....   [tags: Video game, Game, Learning, Play]

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From Mistakes And Life Lessons

- From Mistakes to Life Lessons “What do you want to be when you grow up?” has been questioned throughout everyone’s childhood. Since elementary, we had firefighters with huge red trucks, policemen with blue lights and stories about catching the bad guy, doctors showing us the shiny tools they use while doing surgery, and even zookeepers with a cute puppy or scaly alligator would come in to persuade us that the career they have chosen is a terrific career. I always wanted to be the coolest person there but, once I grew up and went from fantasyland to reality world, I realized it is not about the cool guns, stethoscopes and suits that you can have, but it’s the time, and money, invested towards...   [tags: High school, Secondary education, School, College]

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The Lessons of Disney's Movies

- The things we watch and children have a large impact on our adult lives. Whether we realize it or not. And the one constant genre that children have had access to for almost 100 years is Disney. In this paper the affects of the Disney Movies, Snow White, Cinderella, Pocahontas and Tangled, on young girls will be shown. As well as the subtle messages that as children and even sometimes as adults the watchers do not see. As well as how these subtle messages shaped the young girls of that particular decades ideas about life love and people....   [tags: Impact on Children, Secrets]

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Making Music Lessons At School

- One morning in class we began to notice a foul odor in the classroom. Eventually, the odor was so bad, it was impossible to concentrate on our class work. The smell was coming from the steam radiators. They could not blame this one on my peanut butter and banana sandwich. The entire school really reeked. Apparently, there was some sort of impurity in the boilers, and the odor was being released throughout all of the steam radiators in the building. We were dismissed from school soon afterward. I never heard an official explanation of what the odor was....   [tags: High school, Middle school, Secondary school]

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Short Note On Snow Lessons

- Snow Lessons Seemingly harmless, white, snow falls like confetti from the sky and lands softly on the earth below. Dinner is prepped, and next on the list is help my kids get ready for church. I peer out the window and breathe in deeply, a mix of warm pork roast and cold dread. If I could curl up on the couch under a cozy blanket with a good book and watch the world turn white, I would find the snow as enchanting as my children do. However, bumped to the top of the list is clear the driveway, so we can go to church....   [tags: Help me, Help, Snow, Thought]

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Physical Activity And Nutrition Lessons

- Nearly two­thirds of adult Americans are overweight or obese, eating almost 20% more calories in the year 2000 than they did in 1983. Studies have shown that obesity has reached epidemic proportions globally, with at least 2.8 million people dying each year as a result of being overweight or obese. Not only is obesity the second leading cause of death in America, it also leads to other physical and psychological problems like depression and difficulty with physical functioning. Obesity can be solved, schools and families play one of the biggest roles in fighting his fast growing epidemic; but the victims themselves can help reduce their chance of being obese....   [tags: Nutrition, Obesity, Binge eating disorder]

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Love And Loss : Lessons

- Love and Loss: Lessons in Letting Go and Pronouncing my “L”s Sometime during my first or second year of preschool, I came to the conclusion that it was about time to settle down and find myself a man. Out of all the studly snot-picking suitors also sitting in two-foot tall chairs clumsily fumbling with crayons, one in particular caught my eye, probably because he sat directly across from me. His name was Luke, and he had brownish reddish blondish hair, I think, and honestly I do not remember much else other than his sweet pleather motorcycle jacket....   [tags: High school, Educational years, Love]

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What Parents Need to Know About Asthma

- According to Barnett and Nurmagambetov, from the time period of 2002-2007, 886 children under the age of 15 died due to asthma. Using the 2009 figure for value of an average life of any of those children, the grand total for loss of life in the world for just those 5 years is almost 1.2 billion dollars. (145-152) Child-onset asthma may not be the greatest killer of children to plaque this planet but it is a real and terrifying experience for both children and their parents. Mothers and fathers can fight against this illness but they need to know how to deal with asthma and what to do when an attack happens can help prevent these deaths from happening....   [tags: breathing disorders]

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Music Lessons Improve Life

- Pianos are such amazingly versatile instruments. They can play fast, fun, and exciting songs, all the way down to slow, peaceful, or gloomy songs. Music can make people calm and relaxed, and also get them pumped up and full of energy. The piano produces music that is different from every other instrument. It has a wide range of sound going from low to high and from soft to loud. Put those sounds in combinations and it could produce music. The piano has a large range of music’s available that most everyone is able to find music that they would like....   [tags: instruments, academics, piano, brain, self-esteem]

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Symbolism and Themes in The Lesson by Toni Cade Bambara

- Symbolism and Themes in The Lesson by Toni Cade Bambara Toni Cade Bambara wrote the short story, The Lesson, in 1972. The Lesson is considered by the Literary Canon to be a wonderful work of fiction because of its use of language, humanistic theme, symbolism, and non-genre plot. Two essential elements that add to the depth and enhance a reader?s comprehension of The Lesson are Bambara?s use of symbolism and theme. The Lesson takes place in New York?s inner city. The fictional story begins with a group of poor, uneducated, lower class city kids standing in front of a mailbox, preparing themselves for another day of being taught by Mrs....   [tags: Papers Lessons Toni Cade]

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Lessons Learned from Band

- I am a band parent. A proud band parent. I was in band many years ago. I had the privilege of being in the Spring/Westfield band program in Houston, Texas. The high school was divided into two separate schools my senior year, and I attended Westfield. The Spring and Westfield band programs both went on to win the ultimate marching band championship - Grand Nationals. I also attended college on a music scholarship. Many of my friends from college are band directors in Texas and other parts of the United States....   [tags: personal narrative]

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The Effect Of A Temperature Increase On The Breathing Rate Of A Locus

- The Effect Of A Temperature Increase On The Breathing Rate Of A Locus Introduction This investigation will attempt to prove, whether or not a change in temperature will affect the respiration rate (and therefore the breathing rate) of a locust. Locusts are 'poikilothermic' and I will be taking this factor into account when predicting the locust's reaction to a temperature change. Preliminary Testing Preliminary tests consisted of a 'mock experiment', a kind of trial run of the real thing....   [tags: Papers]

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Dialogue Essays: Lessons Learned

- Lessons Learned Several days passed by and Ambur woke one morning to find it dark and cloudy. He could sense this day would be a rainy one. So he took his time, fixed some coffee and got breakfast ready for he and Honeysuckle. It wasn’t one of those days where it might shower briefly and then stop. It looked like it was one of those 'all day' rainy days. Honeysuckle asked, “What are you going to do today?” Ambur paused for a second to gather his thoughts and said, “I think I want to take a walk with Lucinda....   [tags: hike, singing, gift]

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