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Should Camping Be A Camping Trip?

- Ever been on a camping trip. If the answer is yes, many other Americans have too. In 2011, nearly 43 million went camping in our country; this is a 3 million increase from the year before (The Coleman Company 6). Camping has been a popular pastime for the American people for many decades, this is mainly due to the fact that camping is fairly inexpensive and allows memories to be made that will last a lifetime. Preparing for a camping trip can be a daunting task, but if an individual has the right knowledge and has put enough time into making plans, the trip will be a good time for everyone involved....   [tags: Camping, Tent, Campsite, Sleeping bag]

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The Field Trip At & T Store

- School field trips are educational, although sometimes the trip can result as monotonous or entertaining. The field trip I took recently to AT&T retail store in Brentwood cannot compete with any trip I have been on lately. The trip was atypical because of the activities that took place, the environment, and seeing the managers connect with the scholars. In addition, seeing my peer’s reaction to the information and being captivated with the topics made it an enjoyable time. Arriving to the AT&T store, we received a warm welcome from the managers, and other workers that work there....   [tags: Sales, Retailing, Consultative selling]

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Come Home : The Trip Of Bountiful

- Come Home: The Trip to Bountiful Mrs. Carrie Watts, the main character in the movie, personifies the three common dilemmas of old age, e.g., “Where will I live. How will I cope by myself. And, What should I do about money” (Solie, 2004, pp. 91, 95, & 99). Having lived most of her life in the wide and open field of the town of Bountiful, Mrs. Watts cherished the thought of coming home to Bountiful. There had been several attempts in the past, that were all foiled by her over-protective son and overbearing daughter-in-law....   [tags: Family, Death, Gerontology, Ageing]

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Plan a Trip to South of France

- Imagine, the aroma of lavender floating through a breeze, the deep blue sky underlining the fields of bright purple and soft lilac .Take a deep breath. This is not just a fantasy captured by van Gough but South of France itself. “Il est certainement un magnifique paysage” If you are adventure-loving and want to witness spectacular landscapes in just one trip then PLAN A VACCATION TO THE SOUTH OF FRANCE .Southern France does not only encompass James Bond-worthy casinos at Monte Carlo, the mega-yachts of St....   [tags: tourism and vacationing in Europe]

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A Day Trip At The Olympic Flame

- The time finally arrived to take a train to Munich to see the Olympics. Eva had come down with a cold and extreme nausea, probably from eating the pea soup in Belgium, and Jackie decided she would stay home with Eva. Tommy and I took the train from Augsburg and arrived at the Olympic stadium around noon. Omi had already obtained two tickets for the opening day track and field events as soon as she learned we would be visiting her. Our seats were right under the Olympic flame, although it seemed like a little over a mile as the crow flies to the field of events....   [tags: Olympic Games, Summer Olympic Games, Hotel]

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Summary Of ' The ' My Crazy Trip '

- >She went to the gym and said "this is my family too", with no events or dialogue to have this shift make sense. Even to this day, she has NEVER admitted any wrong doing as far as everything she did in S02 but they just expected the viewers to forget and fall in love with her. How can I or anyone else believe Hayley is genuinely on their side and remorseful of what she did if the character literally shows no indication of regret. Thank You. Thank You. Where did that even come from. I swear I thought someone drugged me when I heard that shit....   [tags: Fuck, Profanity, Cunt]

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A Trip On Los Angles, California

- On February 29th of this year I went on an unforgettable adventure to Los Angles, California. It was a new experience for me because I have not been to the heart of L.A before, let alone anywhere that far with just me and my friends. The only other time I was ever close to getting an experience as such was with my basketball team when we travelled, but even that was supervised by the coach. This was an all-out trip, starting from just the way we chose to get there. I had a weekend off and the weather was nice, so I thought it be a great opportunity to complete an adventure for this class....   [tags: English-language films, American films, Taxicab]

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Our Trip to Wyoming was Beautiful

- ... That night I remember watching Close Encounters right by the mountain. Our cabin was right in front of devils tower and at the last part of the movie it was filmed right was we were staying. Then we wanted to make no stops from here to Yellowstone. Driving along by the mountain near Yellowstone they told us to go around but we did not want to waste 2 hours so we went up the mountain nice and slow. Since the mountain was so steep it burned our tires. When we reached Yellowstone we made my dad pull over and we stopped at Yellowstone Lake....   [tags: geysers, bison, mountains]

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Reasons For Taking A Road Trip

- Thought about taking a road trip recently. Well, the time is now; with gas prices significantly lowering it is a perfect time to get out of the state. Especially spring break and Easter around the corner, bonding with family and friend will be a great adventure. Hopefully while you are driving on that road trip you will be thinking why has the oil prices decreased. Major oil producers are concerned about the economic effects of a lengthy slump in crude prices. They are trying their best to come up with different strategies to get the price of oil higher....   [tags: Petroleum, OPEC, Peak oil, Saudi Arabia]

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My Experience At The Japan Trip

- Starting this course I thought it would be really interesting to learn more about how other countries do school. I feel like attending the Japan trip has made me very curious of different aspects and priorities each country has towards education. Even before our first session of class began, I started to feel a sense of inadequacy while doing the reading in preparation for class. At first, while engaged in the reading, I felt myself getting upset and annoyed at how the “Finnish Lessons” sounded....   [tags: Education, Psychology, Mind, Higher education]

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The Trip Treatment By Michael Pollan

- We as people all need one thing to heal our pains and fears. Something of comfort, in which will cure us or make us forget of those feelings that hurt or scare, even if it is only for a while. No one has the same healer, but it does give all a similar sensation of peace in one’s self. As an individual I consider my healers to truly be music and soccer. In the article “The Trip Treatment” by Michael Pollan, he speaks of the effects participants get from the psychedelic drug with the intention of helping them lose the fear of death....   [tags: Fear, Emotion, Psychedelics]

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I Am On A Field Trip

- When I was on a field trip with my fourth grade class, I never thought a day of fun would end so horrible and I would be scarred for life. It was pitch black outside by the time we reached school for our parents to pick us up. My friend Allan’s parents came to get us and about two miles before they dropped me off at home terror struck. At nine years old, this night changed my life and made me realize my strength. As we drove along the dark road, all I could think about was my cozy bed. All of a sudden there was a loud bang and Allan states, “Oh my God that was a gunshot.” I thought he was insane because I use the road we were on almost every day and nothing has ever happened....   [tags: Family, Mother, Mind, Father]

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My Family's Trip to Florida

- Here we are, packing in the nice, warm, mellow sun. The sweet-scented flowers of May are blooming. The huge amount of supplies goes into the back of our big, white van. Everyone’s face has a sincerely eager smile. I look at my mom’s smile, and I can swear that it’s as open as a crocodile’s. We’re taking a family trip down to Florida. All of us hop into the big, white van. “We’re going to Florida” is just about the only thing I can hear anyone saying for the whole trip. The trip is going to take forever....   [tags: Personal Experience, Personal Narrative]

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Trip On The United Kingdom

- Trip of a Lifetime I am planning a trip to my dream destination, the United Kingdom. I have always dreamed of going to London and exploring all of the beautiful landscapes the country has to offer. On my voyage I will be accompanied by my boyfriend, Damian, and my younger sister, Taylor. Before we can begin our journey we have to do the proper research so our trip will be everything we want it to be. We will be travelling from Fort Branch, Indiana to London, United Kingdom. Therefore, we will have to drive to a nearby airport and fly to London....   [tags: United Kingdom, United States dollar]

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Book Report On Round Trip

- I chose journal number thirteen, Round Trip, for the journal that I would enhance or change. Although I do agree with some things that I said in the original journal, there are some things we have learned since then that change my mind. For example, my way of reading books entirely. Before this class, I would sit down read and book and be done. Of course, I would think about the things I liked and did not like about it, but that was about the extent of it. Now, when I go to read a book I analyze it as if my life depends on it....   [tags: Mind, Thought, Children's literature, Genre]

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Our Field Trip For Baltimore

- Our field trip to Baltimore gave us the opportunity to see and explore the city’s diverse landscape as well as learn more about the history behind that landscape. What we witnessed on this trip evidenced the relationship between features of the landscape and the race of its inhabitants. One of the concerns that the field trip inspired arose at the Roger B. Taney memorial we visited; it was whether or not as a nation we should undertake the responsibility of removing our controversial Confederate statues....   [tags: Racism, Black people, African American, Race]

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The Trip On Mackinac Island

- To me, the drive felt like forever even though it was only 35 miles from Petoskey to Mackinaw City. As 10-year-old me sat in the back seat of my mom’s car, I remember repeatedly asking the question most parents dread to hear, “are we almost there?” Every time I asked she would shake her head in bemused frustration and respond, “you’ll know when we get there”. At the time, I was not sure what I was most excited for: the ride on the ferry, the big horses, the historical fort, the inevitable delicious ice cream; it all sounded whimsically amazing and I could not be more excited to arrive on Mackinac Island....   [tags: Family, Mother, Mackinac Island, Parent]

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The Quick Trip Of Boredom

- The Quick Trip Boredom seems to always lead to something bad. Once your mind starts to wonder you come up with some ridiculous things to do. One night being at home with my 2 sisters, and little b4rother we got bored. My dad and his girlfriend decided to go out. They both went together so that left one car at home. It was really late and we decided lets go to the store the idea first hit us that we were going to walk. My sister was lazy as hell so me and my brother would go. Once I walked outside seen the car and looked at my brother and had a look on his face as if he knew what I was thinking, he probably didn’t....   [tags: Sibling, English-language films, Walking, Thought]

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Trip Advisor and Hotel Services

- Introduction: I am covering the nuances of resort fees, bags fees and the overall measure of customer satisfaction through websites like Trip Advisor, Yelp and such in this essay. In today’s hyper competitive hospitality market where there is little to no difference in overall services offered, small charges like resort fees and baggage fees make a big impact in customer satisfaction. It can mean the difference between excellent reviews and negative reviews on websites like Trip Advisor and Yelp....   [tags: fees, resort, bags, hospitality]

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The Dubai And Cairo Trip

- Our Dubai and Cairo trip was an ideal juxtaposition of ultramodern with the historical. We found world Dubai to be surprised and this 21st century question did provide. Since my visit this past year, it 's erupted with much more development. Dubai attempts to get to be the world 's leading tourist destination. With positive tax rates, it 's now home to global super companies. Credit is a result of the ruling sheik together with his entrepreneurial vision and tremendous threshold. He 's the alternative of xenophobic....   [tags: United Arab Emirates, Dubai, Persian Gulf]

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Notes On A Day Trip

- Feeling bored, no worries. I have a list of activities to keep you busy. 1. Pick an English name for me – help me to think of a good English name. It would be great if you can list down 5 to 10, so I get to choose the one I like since we have different taste 2. Learn a song and play with guitar – I know you have bitter memories about playing guitar and singing song with your ex. But I really want to see you see and play guitar for me. Can you do it, please. 3. Plan a short trip – A 1 day trip or a 2 days 1 night trip will do....   [tags: 2007 singles, 2006 singles, 2005 singles]

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My Family's Trip to Spain

- I had been to Spain before and knew it was the perfect place if you wanted sun, peace and quiet. As soon as I got off the plane I could feel the humidity and smell sweat in the air, even though the airport was air-conditioned. Our rental car wasn’t big enough to fit all three of our suitcases in the boot so we had to put the third, and the biggest, on the backseat of the car making a barrier between me and my younger brother. Sleep came soon as I had no sleep on the journey so far and was rudely awoken at 4:30 in the morning to get to the airport....   [tags: Personal Experience, Personal Narrative]

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The Agony Aunt and Trip

- I opened my sleep-filled eyes, rubbing the underside of each one as I yawned. At first, I was surprised as to why I was in a moving vehicle, before remembering a few seconds later that I was on a coach, and had gotten off a plane from London to Savannah, Georgia four hours ago. Glancing out the window at a passing shop's clock, I was surprised to see that it was already 5p.m. As a natural instinct, I turned round to speak to my best friend, April, before remembering that this bus, unlike usual ones, were single seaters....   [tags: short story]

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Metropolitan Museum of Art Trip

- One of my personal favorite days of this semester was the class trip to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. It was a long journey to get there, especially with having to walk all the way from Penn Station, but it was a nice day so I couldn’t really complain. Plus, it was worth it because I love museums. The Met is absolutely beautiful, inside and out. I could not believe how big it was and how many galleries there actually were. I can’t wait to go back and see all of them. Our trip mostly focused upon Greek and Roman art, and I found it to be thoroughly interesting....   [tags: gallery, chariot, sculptures]

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Hunting Trip For Deer Hunters

- Hunted Hunters Who would go out into an unknown territory to hunt, knowing dangerous animals could be hunting them. Many avid deer hunters, in America, travel to hunt for trophy class whitetail bucks. When I think of hunting, I like knowing where I’m going and what that land is inhabited by. Montana is known for producing record shattering whitetail deer, but is home to grizzly bears, mountain lions, and wolves. If a hunter chooses to go here, he may become the hunted. In one case, John Anderson and his son Lewis, planned a hunting trip for Montana to kill a mature whitetail....   [tags: Hunting, White-tailed deer, Deer, Grizzly Bear]

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A Trip to Elizabethan England

- Imagine living in a world without technology, cars, or many of the freedoms we take for granted today. Let’s travel back in time to 1559, a simpler age with ball gowns, royalty, theatre, war, and new discoveries. Queen Elizabeth I reigned during the “Golden Age,” from 1558 to 1603. The word “renaissance” means reawakening. During the Renaissance period, many things “re-awoke” and became popular again. Elizabethan England was a time of change, because of its developments, cultural traditions, entertainment, theatre, battlefield victories, and explorations of the New World....   [tags: Queen Elizabeth, Golden Age, World History]

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My Trip to Investigate Planets

- I am en route to the star Rickelia to investigate two planets, the second and third of the system. Historian Robert Burkwell found references to them while decoding 117,000-year-old computer records, which places the colonization of the two worlds just prior to the trideckia pandemic that wiped out most of the human race throughout the galaxy. It is thought these two distant, self-sufficient ecosystems might have escaped contamination and maintained human populations that survived to the present day....   [tags: personal narrative]

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A Trip Through The Amazon

- A Trip through the Amazon From tube socks to car parts, all of those can be found in the Amazon. No, not the vast beautiful jungle, but the vast beautiful website that most things are on sale for a price. is an online shopping website that if the consumer has a credit card and an email, they can purchase whatever their little heart desires. The customers are always a keyword and a few clicks away from whatever item they wish to buy. Amazon is a great website that is user friendly, and makes online shopping easy....   [tags:, Amazon Kindle, Online shopping, Click]

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My Trip - Original Writing

- Hey. I 'm not sure when I 'm going to be in the library next it probably won 't be until Judy 's retirement party. I 'm leaving work that day at 2 so I should be there about 2:30ish. I wanted to catch you up on what 's been going on which isn 't much or important, but that 's what our usual conversation revolved around so maybe you won 't mind :) My trip was wonderful I think it was the best one I 've had down to the low country to date. We went with Sam 's best friends parents whom we love and according to them they have adopted us as their other children....   [tags: Hunting, White-tailed deer, Deer, 2008 singles]

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My Trip At New York

- Before leaving for New York I was nervous I had never been on field course with a class before or visit to the United Nations headquarters, I have been to New York City numerous times but this trip, in particular, was a memorable one and I am glad I went on it with an amazing group of people, I know now call friends. When you associate anything with New York City it is usually the extraordinary buildings that pierce the sky or the congested sidewalks with people desperate to shop in the famous stores in which celebrities dwell....   [tags: United Nations, United Nations Security Council]

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The Trip Of Europe Began

- July 1st 2014, the trip to Europe began. After 20 minutes of trying to books seats on the machines we still didn 't have seats because my mom is technologically challenged, so finally we just went up to the counter and within 10- 15 minutes we had our seats and started to check our luggage. We then walked to our terminal and waited for what seemed like forever to load the plane. We loaded the plan found our seats, started a movie and we were off to our first destination, Paris. We landed in Paris and after getting off the plane my mom went to purchase the tickets for the train to take us further into the city....   [tags: Paris, Eiffel Tower, Breakfast, Bed and breakfast]

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The Road Trip Of Canada

- Suddenly, I was gestured by a large man to get out of the car, so I complied, and then guided into a room which was enclosed by four cement walls and one bench sitting in the middle. It was a scorching hot day in the middle of August. My dad, brother and I were all going on a little bit of a road trip, as we called it, to visit my grandparents and relatives for the weekend up in Manitoba, Canada. We had been up there numerous times before but I considered this time a bit more special than the others because my mom and sister didn’t come with us....   [tags: Family, English-language films, Sleep]

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Camping Trip At The Mountain

- I almost fell off a cliff on the side of a mountain. I was in Pitkin, Colorado, on a camping trip during the summer of 2009. The trees were green, the air was fresh so were the lakes, rivers, and ponds were stocked with fish and wildlife was everywhere. Usually, on these camping trips, I would be accompanied by a large number of people. However, this time, it was just my parents, my three brothers, and my two sisters. I was almost 12 years old at the time and having three older brothers made me very competitive....   [tags: Sibling, Family, Parent, Birth order]

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Reflection Of My Observation Trip

- For my observation trip, I decided to visit St. Ignatius Church in Oregon, Ohio. I visited a mass at 11:30 on Sunday November 19. I decided to visit a catholic church because my family has no religious background whatsoever, and I decided that I could go with one of my good friends that way if I need to ask questions, she was there to answer them for me. As I was attending mass, I noticed, it was very organized. There was a lot of sitting and standing, where I found myself struggling to understand....   [tags: Eucharist, Catholic Church, Religion, Mass]

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What Were You Expecting At Happen During Your Trip?

- What were you expecting to happen during your trip. Well, as you may already know, one is always positive when you are about to do this, thinking that everything is going to be fine. And because one needs the money for anything, one must remain positive, without knowing what one’s destiny will be. All your life, one does not measure these circumstances until things actually occur; one does not know how to live life and appreciate time. Another thing is that one does not look at the serious crime one is committing, since when they mention money to you, these things are not taken into account and without knowing you ended up intertwined in a place like this, and possibly even dead....   [tags: Bless you, Gesundheit, English phrases, Plane]

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How Much Weight Can Float Your Boat?

- How Much Weight Can Your Boat Float. How much is your boat able to hold. A boat can only hold so much weight before it starts to sink. Too much weight on a boat can cause the boat to sway back and forth or roll over. It is very important to make sure that the load of your cargo is balanced or the chance of capsizing a boat is greatly increased. When weight is added to a vessel, the boat will start to lower in the water, but it will not sink because of the shape of the hull. Many boats are designed with a flat-bottom because they are able to hold more in their cargo hold....   [tags: vessel, hull, water]

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The Open Boat by Stephen Crane

- The Open Boat by Stephen Crane “The Open Boat” Four men drift across a January sea in an open boat, since they lost their ship some time after dawn. Now, in the clear light of day, the men begin to grasp the full gravity of their situation. Realizing that their main conflict will be man versus nature, in this case, the raging sea. In the short story “The Open Boat,” Stephen Crane gives an itemized description of the two days spent on a ten-foot dinghy by four men a cook, a correspondent, which is Crane himself, the injured Captain and Billy Higgens, the oiler....   [tags: Papers]

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The Theme of Community in the Open Boat

- Stephen Crane's Theme of Community Stephen Crane is well known in the literary world for his many underlying themes. In Stephan Crane's "The Open Boat," one of the many themes that can be seen is that of community. He brings to life the importance of the each individual's role in the group setting. Crane uses a dire situation in which men's lives are in the hands of each other to show that without group togetherness no one would make it. He shows the group being given false hopes from outside forces but, how in the end the group must band together for survival and not rely on anything but themselves....   [tags: American Literature Stephan Crane]

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My Family's Road Trip

- A family road trip isn’t a family road trip without a few disasters thrown in to balance out the fun. No, sadly they can’t all be idyllic. But luckily for most of us the rose colored glasses will blur the unpleasant memories in the future. You’ll then look back on the trip and sigh with happiness. Unfortunately, our last trip can’t be blurred with rose colored glasses no matter how thick the lenses. You see, I recently part of the family road trip from Hell. Hell, yes, Hell. I was under the impression that vacations were supposed to be relaxing; this one was anything but....   [tags: Personal Experience, Personal Narrative]

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Adventure Essay: The Trip

- Preface “Shahkam, hurry. We mustn’t be seen. ” My mother said in an undertone. “Wait, mama. I need my necklace!” I replied. “You needn’t a necklace, Shahkam. You are a boy!” “But mama, it is a gift. From the King. And I’m sure people in Canada wear them!” I pleaded. “No. We must leave. We can’t afford to miss the ship. It’s our only chance to get out of Iran!” She sounded irritated. “And sit in a refugee camp for a year.” I said testily. Then my tone changed. “Can we at least say goodbye to Grandmamma?” I sobbed....   [tags: Creative Writing, Fiction Writing]

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Field Trip: Nature's Classroom

- It was early in the morning, when the remarkably ecstatic seventh grade class was excited and ready to participate on an amazing journey all the way down to Ivoryton, Connecticut for “Nature’s Classroom.” Nature’s Classroom was a sleepaway camp in Ivoryton, about two hours from Kew-Forest. In this camp, the students experience much knowledge about nature, as well as learning about respecting each other and working together as a team. I lugged up my suitcase and my other bags down to the main rotunda of our school....   [tags: personal experience recount]

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Forces in a Rolling Boat

- Every boat has a degree of roll from which she can no longer recover. Two forces are locked in combat for a ship about to capsize: the downward push of gravity and the upward lift of buoyancy. Gravity is combined with the weight of the vessel and everything in board-crew, cargo, fishing gear- seeking the center of the earth. Buoyancy is the force of all the enclosed air in the hull trying to rise above water level. On a evenly balanced and stable ship, these two forces are equal and cancel out each other, but all of this changes when a boat gets shoved over her side....   [tags: Physics Boating]

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How to Boat on the Chesapeake

- How to Boat on the Chesapeake An experienced mariner knows that boating can be a very relaxing and rewarding sport that anyone can enjoy. He also knows that there is much more involved in the sport than simply getting into a boat and sailing off on the sun-glistened waters of the Chesapeake Bay. Unfortunately, most people who are new to the sport don' t realize all that is involved in boating, sometimes until it is too late. By taking the time to learn some basic information, picking up some important charts and publications, and buying a valuable marine radio, anyone can enjoy boating safely....   [tags: Expository Process Essays]

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Field Trip: Freshwater Habitat

- Our group had to conduct this field visit to a freshwater habitat to get hands-on experience about local habitats and the animals and plants around it. We think that going to the site and observing the animals, plants and the habitat will make it a interesting learning experience since we are allowed to actually here and everything is real-life not just pictures or words in a textbook. Also, our group wants to learn the proper methods to observe and examine the habitat without causing any damage to the area....   [tags: Aquatic Animals, Insects, Biology]

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Take a Trip Project

- Take A Trip Project A. Introductory Page During a three week period, from September 1st to September 21st, I will be adventuring and exploring the culture and lifestyles of three different countries in Asia. I will have $6000 to spend on flights, food, and activities that I have received from Uncle Bart. The three countries I will be visiting are the Philippines, China, and Japan. I have chosen these countries to visit because of their different ways of living and to explore where my ancestors once lived....   [tags: Phillipines, Japan, China]

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Honey Bee Field Trip

- During honey bee field trip, I had a first chance to go near to beehives and observe honey bee. Cluster of honey bees were everywhere. They are at the entrance of beehive, each comb of the beehive, even outside of the beehive. I was also surprised that each section of the beehives was too complicated. There were plenty of bees, hexagonal combs blocked or filled with larvae or honey, and a queen. When I used beehive tool and pull out beehive combs, cluster of bees crawl on to my hand. I was afraid about getting stung even though I was wearing gloves and bee suit, but fortunately, I was not get stung....   [tags: Beekeeping, Insect, Pollinator decline, Honey bee]

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Sinking Boat Saves the Day 

- Sinking Boat Saves the Day Andrew and Ollie are two sixteen year old boys, it is their summer holidays at the moment; and they have been enjoying it to the limits in the small town of Polperro where they live on the southern Cornish coast. They had spent the majority of the summer out at sea in Andrews’s dads’ motor boat catching mackerel. But it all had to stop one week because of the typical English weather- there had been severe storms in Cornwall, and the sea has been extremely rough....   [tags: Papers]

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The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand and The Open Boat by Stephen Crane

- ... Of course, if you go, Mr. Francon will take somebody else. People will talk about that. Everybody knows that Mr. Francon picks out the best boy from Stanton every year for his office. I wonder how it’ll look if some other boy gets the job. But I guess that doesn’t matter.”” (P.35). this quote shows collectivism by showing how “emotional” one can be about not being better than his/her peers around them. Ayn’s point of view on free will in this quote shown telling of how Peter Keating had a choice on whether to take Guy Francons job offer or go to the Beaux-Arts academy for architecture, even though his mother was pressuring him into taking the job for Francon....   [tags: free will, naturism, realism, collectivism]

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Loneliness, a theme in The Open Boat by Stephen Crane

- In “The Open Boat,” the author, Stephen Crane, uses symbols and events to emphasize the fact that we are all alone in life, even if there are people around us. Nobody knows what is going through our minds. Each experience is different, even if they all are looking at the same thing. Just like with the blind men and the elephant, the cook, the correspondent, the captain, and the oiler all are in the boat together, but each one has their own experiences. There are several symbols in the story that help to emphasize that point....   [tags: Literature, Analysis]

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George Crane 's The, The Open Boat, By Stephen Crane

- “A man said to the universe: Sir, I exist. However, replied the universe, this fact has not created in me a sense of obligation” (Stephen Crane). Crane’s immortal words perhaps perfectly encapsulate the true message of naturalism, a literary philosophy in which nature is a cold and foreboding presence for which a mere ant and intelligent human being are one and the same. This revelation began in the late nineteenth century after the idea of realism had outgrown itself. Prominent authors such as Jack London and Stephen Crane were publishing stories and novels with the overarching theme of nature’s indifference toward man....   [tags: Human, Universe, Thought, Science]

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The Open Boat, By Stephen Crane And Henry David Thoreau

- On August 29th, 2005, Hurricane Katrina, the most expensive hurricane in American history, made landfall in Louisiana with winds of one hundred and twenty-seven miles per hour (“Hurricane Katrina Statistics Fast Facts”). The sheer magnitude of the amount of lives and property lost was enormous, and it was triggered simply by warm ocean waters near the Bahamas ("How Hurricane Katrina Formed"). Nature was indifferent to whether the raging winds and rain would die off in the ocean or wipe out cities; it only follows the rules of physics....   [tags: Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, Concord]

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Fast Food Culture : A Life Raft Or A Sinking Boat

- Fast food culture: a life raft or a sinking boat The Amalgamation of Richard, and Maurice McDonalds, and Ray Kroc in 1955, set in motion a great cultural phenomenon, that would lead to the transformation of American gastronomy, impact their health, and become a formidable global ambassador of Americanization--the Fast food culture (Wilson). Nothing represents America better than the fast food restaurants. There is no American who Is not impacted by this phenomenal artifact. In 1948 Richard and Maurice McDonald opened what became the world’s first self-serve- drive-in restaurant in San Bernardino, California, but it wasn’t until 1955, that the meeting that will change the way fast food busin...   [tags: McDonald's, Fast food restaurant, Hamburger]

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The Great Tuna Boat Chase and Massacre case

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Open Boat, A Review

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A Trip to Paradise

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A Trip To Egypt

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The U Boat Threat

- The U Boat Threat A blockage simply stops something getting through. In the case of World War I, blockades were set up to restrict the amount of supplies getting through to enemies ports. In earlier history surface ships simply blocking ships entering or leaving a port did this. 2. Unrestricted submarine warfare was set up in February 1915. It meant that any vessel heading for an English port would be fired upon. This was because it was thought that some ships carrying food were also carrying supplies for the war effort....   [tags: Papers]

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Open Boat

- "The Open Boat," by Stephen Crane, has been critiqued and deconstructed by many thinkers. One such critique is "The Dialogic Narrative of `The Open Boat'." This critique on Stephen Crane's "The Open Boat," was written by two authors: Sura P. Rath and Mary Neff Shaw. The authors focused on a five main points in the duration of this Critique. First Mikail Baktin's theory of the "Five basic types of discourses," are discussed and used in the deconstruction of "The Open Boat." The critique then delves into the use of first-person actor-character to third person spectator-narrator....   [tags: American Literature]

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Our Sister Trip

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Holland, Paris and Belgium Trip - Original Writing

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Life Is Full Of Risks And New Experiences

- Life is full of risks and new experiences. Sometimes they are difficult to go through, other times they fill you with joy. Being with someone you know in a familiar place can increase the excitement of the moment. The cool, murky water, soft breeze, and deep green trees of Whitewater River have been the location of many new experiences in my life. From the first time I canoed to the first time I swam in a river, Whitewater River was where it happened. Every year I journey to Whitewater with the youth group from the church I grew up in....   [tags: 2007 singles, Debut albums, Trip, 1994 albums]

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My Most Memorable Trip At The Children

- My most memorable trip was the day I went to the Children 's Memorial Hospital to meet my baby brother. Meeting my brother was an indelible moment because I had never felt such happiness and love for someone. On our way there, I also got to create a bond with both my parents and learn how to be a better happier person. At the time I was sixteen years old and was going through a stage where I felt depressed and that’s why the day I arrived at the hospital to meet my brother I felt this warmth in my heart that made me feel happy again....   [tags: Family, English-language films, Mother]

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Surviving A 75 Mile Canoe Trip

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Life Changing Trip

- In the summer of 2006 I was inspired to do something that inherently would never have even crossed my mind. I was born and bred to be risk averse. My parents, the resolute material providers that they are, taught me not to fend for myself, but rather to avoid confrontation altogether. Their eastern culture centric and old-fashioned way of child rearing has had a profound effect on the way I lived my life. However, their penchant for negative reinforcement and their inability to show physical affection never impeded me on having a fulfilling and moderately successful life....   [tags: Personal Experience, Autobiography]

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Show Boat

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Planning For Your Trip At The World Bank

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Hawaii Is The Best Trip Of Them All

- I can honestly say that going to Hawaii with my family was the best trip of them all. Everybody who came to Hawaii with me had a blast; all laughs and lots of positive vibes. In my opinion, Hawaii is the place for relaxation, and the place to get away from the familiar faces I see. Everything about Hawaii is amazing; from the sunsets being beautiful, to the beaches being amazing. Also there is something different about walking downtown when it comes to the beaches at night. The sound of the waves going back and forth were music to my ears....   [tags: Bedroom, Room, English-language films]

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Open Boat

- Throughout my reading I have found that Crane uses many symbolic objects to depict true-life events. He uses symbols such as towers, animals, and waves. Crane leaves so much to the reader’s imagination that the story can be considered magical and mysterious. The composition leaves many details up to the readers inference, however after further research a full picture to the events that transpired that cold January are uncovered. “The Open Boat,” is very rich in symbolism. Symbolism evokes or describes ideas and feelings through the use of symbolic images....   [tags: essays research papers]

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My First Stop Of The Road Trip

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Preparing Lunches For The Students Going On The Trip

- I guess I should start at the very beginning which would be getting up at 6:45 in order to make lunches for the students going on the trip. I had agreed to help Brenda make sandwiches, but neither of us got the key for the dining hall so we had to break into the dining hall with a clothes hanger, we are now professional picks locks because we finally got it open on the 30th try. At any rate we had fun making bagged lunches and pick on each other in the process. Then all the mission students piled into the vehicles to ride to New Tribes Mission, I always thoroughly enjoy the rides on these trips because we frequently have some lively discussions and this trip was no exception....   [tags: Bible, Old Testament, New Testament]

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My Trip to London and the OXO Tower

- I was recently reminiscing whilst I had a few minutes for my mind to wander around dreaming up thoughts and memories. I came across a mementos day I recalled from not so long ago. Just as I was to finish my thought, the telephone rang like a baby shrieking in its cradle. As my sisters voice came blaring through the receiver, she was clearly in no mood for recalling past fun. Her questions came all at once about washing powder. Something clearly a student studying medicine couldn’t make sense of....   [tags: London, travel,]

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A Week Trip to Thai Pride Phuket

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Medicinal Use Of Cannabis : Is The Trip Worth It?

- The Medicinal Use of Cannabis: Is the Trip Worth It. Cannabis, originating from Central Asia, is in the plant family Cannabacae and has three types: Cannabis sativa, Cannabis indica, and Cannabis ruderalis (Baron 2015). Cannabis with higher levels of delta⁹-tetrahydrocannabinol (Δ⁹ -THC) and lower levels of cannabidiol (CBD) is referred to as marijuana, while another type of cannabis, “hemp,” has lower levels of delta⁹-tetrahydrocannabinol (Δ⁹ -THC), higher levels of cannabidiol (CBD), and no psychoactive affect (2015)....   [tags: Cannabis, Tetrahydrocannabinol, Medical cannabis]

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Analysis Of ' Dana 's Third Trip '

- On Dana’s third trip, Kevin is transported back to antebellum Maryland with her. However, while believability is not a problem because he experiences it directly with her, his perception of that experience is completely different from Dana’s because he is a white male during this time period. While Laurence Thomas advises that the privileged classes commit to bearing witness. To bear witness is not to dialogue or narrate but to listen to the stories of the Other . . . . There can be no bearing witness … to the moral pain of another without having heard his story and having heard it well....   [tags: Slavery, Black people, Sleep, Experience]

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Backpacking Trip and My Melted Heart

- Backpacking, to take a western style of journey by carrying just one backpack, is my favorite hobby. On my October or my summer, I always go with my backpack, tent and money, but I have never gone with anyone or any plan. I love to take a journey as backpacker very much because it is so exciting. Several of my trips were good and memorable depending on my destiny. And because of this, my most memorable trip is the trip to Hua-Hin. In the first October of my university life, after my test festival, by a ticket from my hometown’s bus station, I began my trip on the bus, with my less money about four thousand....   [tags: Autobiography, Personal Experience]

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High School Band Trip to England

- It was a cold and windy day on March 16th, 2008. This was day we got off a plane from an eight-hour, leg cramping fight to London, England. Yet even now the dreary weather and long flight could not bring us down. The Chestermere High School concert band was so thrilled just to be there that nothing so minor as the weather really mattered.  Our group stayed in London for most of the time but we also went to Stratford Upon Avon and Harrogate where we stayed in Queen Ethelburga’s boarding school.      As there was one other school from Calgary slowing our progress through customs, we grew inpatient to manage our way through the labyrinthine maze of velvet ropes and guards, get our luggage and...   [tags: England, travel,]

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My Mission Trip to the Dominican Republic

- It was a hot, searing day as the sun beat down on my skin. The lush green palm trees provided me shade as I sat and observed my surroundings. Children, barefoot and dirty, wearing tattered and stained clothes were running around laughing and playing. Their joyous giggles put a smile on my face and warmed my heart as I watched them. It was my first time in the Dominican Republic, away from my parents and traveling alone. It was also my first mission trip and I loved every minute of it. As I sat and looked around the village of slums and shacks, I saw that the people were so giving and friendly....   [tags: Personal Experience, Autobiography]

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Mcdonald 's Is A Road Trip Staple

- For many Americans, McDonald’s is a road trip staple. This is true to the extent that, without any planning, it is safe to assume that you’ll be able to stop at a McDonald’s right in the middle of your next big drive. Availability is the first of many ways in which the typical fast food stop is extremely predictable. Once you arrive, you are sure to find the same familiar menu that you know from home. Furthermore, you will find clean bathrooms, a table to sit at, and a line that provides just enough time for you to decide what to order....   [tags: McDonald's, Hamburger, Fast food restaurant]

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A Little Trip Through The Old Testament

- Introduction Hello Ignite Youth. Tonight we will be taking a little trip through the Old Testament. On this journey we will observe the amazingly abundant forgiveness of God. We will begin at creation and continue all the way through to Jesus. On the screen above me is a basic timeline of the events that transpired in the Old Testament. * Body So why don’t we begin in at the creation of the universe, and everything in it. God has spent the last 5 days building everything else in the world, and all other animals, and then on the 6th day the last thing he decides to create in man and women....   [tags: Bible, Old Testament, Promised Land, Israelites]

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Personal Narrative: My Trip to Moscow

- I was 11 years old when I visited Russia for the third time. It was during the summer when I visited Russia for the first two times but this time it was totally different for me since my visit was in winter. The weather was so cold that I remember not being able to sleep because of it my first night there. I remember pretending that I was smoking because I was able to see my breath as a big white smoke. Snow was covering everything around me and I remember that some of the cars were totally covered with it....   [tags: essay about myself, Personal Experience]

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