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Lawn And Keep Your Lawn

- To mow your lawn and maintain it, just like a professional landscaper. No matter how your lawn looks now or how you wish it to look, I will explain the importance of lawn maintenance and some simple ideals to consider for the best care and growth of the living organism you call your lawn. Let us start by pointing out the many benefits of having a well-manicured lawn. A well-manicured lawn can add thousands to the value of your home or property, increasing curb appeal or just add a level of comfort as a place to relax or even host a picnic....   [tags: Lawn, Lawn mower, Poaceae, Mower]

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Need Analysis : The Lawn Mower

- Need Analysis Human beings is the brightest creatures on this Earth. We can make basically anything from A-Z. Back in old days traditional people used blade with a stick attached to it to cut the grass by hand. This method is time consuming. However the development of the traditional way had arrive when a man came up with an efficient way to mow the lawn. His name is Edwin Budding, who actually developed a grass-cutting device, based on a textile machine in 1830’s. However it was used for large sport turfs and yards, because it was too expensive to have back then....   [tags: Lawn mower, Mower, Tractor, Lawn]

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The Rhetoric Of Lawns And Green Front Lawn

- The Rhetoric of Lawns It is estimated that about 23% of the United States urban cover alone is entirely composed of grass lawns (Robbins and Sharp 426). As opposed to most crops that are carefully tended, turf yields no food or shelter, nor are they maintained to reduce erosion. The main purpose of most lawns in America is to add to the aesthetic of one’s home. The concept of a well-trimmed, pest-free, weed-free, beautiful green front lawn has long been a staple in Americana, conjuring images of white picket fences and a game of catch with 2.5 kids....   [tags: Lawn, Lawn mower, Poaceae, Grass]

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Case Study : Electric Lawn Mower

- GreenWorks 25022 12 Amp 20 Inches Corded Electric Lawn Mower 1) Introduction If you’re looking for a corded electric lawn mower that’s lightweight, easy to use, quiet, durable and performs exceptionally, then you should consider the GreenWorks 25022 12 Amp 20 Inches Corded Electric Lawn Mower. It’s powerful 12 Amp motor, enables it to take on various mowing tasks with ease. In addition, it comes with a robust 20-inch steel cutting deck that cuts through all kinds of grass fast and efficiently. With 7 different height positions to choose from, you can use it to trim down grass anywhere from 1.5 inch to 3.75 inch....   [tags: Lawn mower, Mower, Tractor, Lawn]

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Lawn Care Is Simple, Talking About Water, Mowers, Gas, And Fertilizers

- Make Lawns Great Again The problem with lawn care is simple, talking about water, mowers, gas, and fertilizers. Grass can be overwatered and over fertilized but when fertilized right and watered right can show amazing results. When it comes to grass soil has a big part of its growth if the soil is not collecting the right amount of nutrients in the grass will not grow. Soil isn’t the only problem with grass. Many people think that overwatering is okay but the process of overwatering a lawn can lead to the distribution of roots causing the lawn to be spaced out and spottier....   [tags: Lawn, Lawn mower, Water, Grass]

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How to Change Yourself by Simply Mowing a Lawn

- Can the way you mow your lawn affect the way people think of you. If so, in what ways can it affect their opinion. Sam Ewing, a former professional baseball player, once said “Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some do not turn up at all.” Simply put, there are people who do the work and there are people who do not do the work. Worst of all, though, there are the people who do the work, but do a terrible job. They are the people who either do not care, or they think that the work is just simply beneath them....   [tags: Hard Work, Character, Mowing Lawn]

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Marketing Plan For A Lawn Mower

- There are a wide variety of products that have been created over the course of the last decade that have influenced the way that we live our day to day lives. Another product that could greatly revolutionize the world we live in would be a lawn mower that mowed your lawn by itself. This product will have a very distinctive strategy in forming its target market, product strategy, distribution strategy, pricing strategy, promotional strategy, and lastly its competitive analysis. The target market for this product will be a generated towards upper class individuals who live in a city environment and do not have the space to keep a lawn mower, the time to mow their own lawn, or do not want to co...   [tags: Working class, Middle class, Social class]

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Idealism in Auden’s O who can ever gaze his fill, Out on the lawn I lie in bed (A Summer Night 193

- Idealism in Auden’s O who can ever gaze his fill, Out on the lawn I lie in bed (A Summer Night 1933), and The Shield of Achilles W.H. Auden’s poems are celebrated for their intelligence, detachedness, and musicality. Often, idealism is associated with romanticism and the excessively personal, because it is an attempt at envisioning the world as it ought to be and not as it is. However, Auden successfully blends idealism into his objective poems, and this idealism manifests itself in his “O who can ever gaze his fill,” “Out on the lawn I lie in bed” (“A Summer Night 1933”), and “The Shield of Achilles.” In “O who can ever gaze his fill,” mortals from various walks...   [tags: Shield Achilles Gaze Fill Lawn Bed]

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Designing A Company With Lawn Mower

- Designed By An Amateur I get you designed it yourself you just need something to get you started, You didn’t have the money for designer, My friend or my friend’s son/daughter designed it for free/cheap. Sometimes its just a bad designer. I won’t name any specifically but I clients have brought me designs from design agencies that weren’t that great and needless to say don’t allow a company that specializes in another area of design to trick you into giving it a go. ie sign and print companies....   [tags: Typography, Graphic design, Design, Logo]

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Cause and Prevention of Lawn Grass Disease

- Every lawn eventually becomes the victim of lawn grass disease from the well-manicured expanse of the golf course to the sometimes-neglected backyard. This problem is devastating for the landowner following a large investment in establishing and caring for his turfgrass. However, the destruction of lawn grass infection is not beyond repair. General Cause and Prevention Lawn diseases, like human diseases, infect susceptible hosts. Similarly, the identification of lawn diseases is difficult at times, because they do not always display distinct characteristics tending to manifest with the same symptoms....   [tags: landscaping, horticulture]

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The Mission Of Father And Son Lawn Services

- Balanced Scorecard The mission of Father and Son Lawn Services is to provide quality lawn service to its customers at a reasonable cost and harvesting a personal relationship by considering economical factors which of each of our customers. Father and Son Lawn Service promises their customers to charge each of their customers the lowest possible price for lawn care without compromising the quality of work. This will be done by matching other similar company’s prices for lawn care. A thorough and complete SWOTT analysis has been completed and reviewed by the owner and also an independent contractor to ensure the accuracy of the report....   [tags: Strategic management, Balanced scorecard]

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The Effects Of Pesticides By Lawn Care Companies

- Introduction: Since the early 1960’s, when Silent Spring was published the effects of pesticides have been a hot topic in the public domain. She examined the effects of DDT, which was capable of killing hundreds of different kinds at once, unlike other pesticides which can kill one or two (Carson, 1962). While not all pesticides are as strong as DDT, concerns have been expressed on the widespread use of insecticides by lawn care companies, and the lack of knowledge about the long term effects on our population....   [tags: Statistical hypothesis testing, Statistical power]

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Mrs. Turner 's Lawn Jockeys

- In “Mrs.Turner’s Lawn Jockeys” by Emily Raboteau two siblings are left to face the realities of racism. Bernie the eldest son of the family is given a task by two emotionally disturbed lawn jockeys, He is to paint them white in the middle of the night so that they may “finally be accepted by those around them”. The lawn jockeys who were originally black felt rejected by society, and were certain that the only way out of this isolation was to change their physical appearance, more specifically their skin color....   [tags: Black people, African American, Racism]

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Automated GPS-Integrated Lawn Mower

- Context Product Description Lawn Solution Ltd has recently produced a conceptual design for an automated lawn mower with GPS tracking system. The intended product targets to gain profit and beat competitors, mainly automated lawn mower producers which dominate the current market. Besides discovering future uses of GPS as it gets cheaper, the company also aims to enhance reliability of current automated lawn mowers. This is achieved by using the GPS tracking system which is more accurate and permits complete control of mower’s position....   [tags: Product Review ]

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Analysis of Film Lawn Dogs

- Analysis of Film Lawn Dogs The first thing we notice in the beginning of the film is that it is dawn, and it is set in the suburbs. We are introduced to a small, middle class village, where there are large houses with huge lawns being watered with sprinklers. The lawns are neatly cut, to add emphasis to the middle class neighbourhood and that the people living there are quite wealthy, there is even a sense that the neighbours are in competition with each other and are constantly trying to out-do eachother....   [tags: Papers]

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Sales Manager For Weed Man Lawn Care

- For this paper I will relate to a previous position I had as Sales Manager for Weed Man Lawn Care in Hermitage, Pennsylvania. It is a seasonal job that runs from January through May and I plan to go back next season and will hopefully apply some of the principles I learned during this course. In this position I train and mentor all new salesmen as well as oversee and participate in the sales floor. In chapter 1 we talked a lot about the differences between what the old conceptions of what managers are compared to the new view of how they should be....   [tags: Employment, Sales, Management, The Work]

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Lawn Pesticides and Chemicals

- Lawn Pesticides and Chemicals Recently, the use of lawn pesticides and chemicals has grown enormously with home owners and golf course management in hope of attaining "the perfect turf." However, the negative effects that are associated with attaining ones "dream turf" is primarily caused by the direct use of pesticides and chemicals. The chemical pesticide industry fails to address these issues and has made every effort to keep this information from the public. Herbicides and pesticides are not a natural way to achieve a beautiful lawn, contrary to what lawn care companies would like people to believe....   [tags: Health Toxic Substances Essays]

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Lawn Party

- Lawn Party Ann Beattie writes her short story “The Lawn Party” as a male narrator. Because men tend to be less emotional than women are, this makes the narrator’s point of view more believable. Although this is a story that moves from one agonizing situation to another, the lack of human emotion leaves one with a somewhat empty feeling. One could infer that the author removed all sensitivity from the narrator in an attempt to make him appear aloof, indifferent, and even somewhat callous....   [tags: essays papers]

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Mr. Frank And Frank 's Offer For The Lawn Mower And Margaret

- Assignment #2 1. (A) Yes, an acceptance for the offer was communicated between Margaret and Frank. Margaret saw Frank’s offer for the lawn mower, and Margaret said that she would buy it for the asking price of $200. Since Margaret did not bargain for another price, and used the words “I will,” she indicated that she accepted the offer that Frank had originally advertised. A contract was also formed between both parties when Margaret accepted the offer. In order for a contract to be enforceable, both participants need to have the capacity to enter into a contract....   [tags: Contract, Contract law, Breach of contract]

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Engineering Report - Whipper Snipper/lawn Trimmer

- Whipper snipper/ Lawn Trimmer No one person or corporation is attributed with creating the lawn trimmer however the original lawn trimmers where developed from1968 to 1970. Prior to 1970, there were no line trimmers, as we know them today. Can you imagine edging sidewalks, driveways, parking lots and shrub beds with hand-held trimmers. Can you imagine how sore your back, arms and legs would be after a long day of pushing a manual edger along seemingly endless sidewalks and driveways. Can you imagine trimming any turf at all without a powered trimmer....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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I Agree With Robert Zoellner

- I agree with Robert Zoellner, he was doing the right thing by sitting in the smoking section of the restaurant and he also isn’t hurting anyone else, only himself. Whereas the older couple that owns the Mercedes, which was in dire need of a valve and ring replacement, obviously don’t take other people and the environment into consideration because if they did they would have taken their Mercedes into a mechanic so their vehicle isn’t puffing out toxins that damage the environment. Also, another point that Zoellner stated is that they are the type of people that will dump gallons upon gallons of fertilizer chemicals onto their lawn just so they can have the most pristine lawn in the neighborh...   [tags: Tobacco smoking, Cancer, Fertilizer, Lawn]

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Marketing Strategy Of Coca Cola

- When you’re in Full Throttle, Grab a Coke and Keep Going. Coca-Cola is known for their advertisements, clever marketing, and for their many beverages. Coca-Cola uses a strategy of showcasing their product surrounded by exciting activities that will appeal to the audience. The two advertisements I have chosen to analyze are advertisements that Coca-Cola strives to display. One advertisement features a female in a bikini holding a chilled bottle of coke and expressing happiness through her beautiful smile to everyone....   [tags: Coca-Cola, Caffeine, Female, Lawn mower]

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The Night - Original Writing

- Monday was different because I didn’t actively avoid Alex outside of class. Rhonda was surprised when Alex came along with me to lunch. I ignored Rhonda’s little smiles. At lunch, I didn’t have to talk as much because they talked nonstop to each other. There would be the occasional question directed at me, but for the most part, I was a lawn ornament. It became a routine I could handle. A few weeks later, Rhonda tried to hold Alex’s hand, but he pulled away from her. Rhonda didn’t look exactly dejected, but I could tell she had been hoping....   [tags: Mother, Mother insult, 2005 singles, Lawn mower]

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Ted Steinberg’s American Green

- Ted Steinberg’s book American Green gives a detailed description of lawn and its role in America. He gives a history of lawn starting from the origin of the word “lawn” itself in the 16th century and gives wide-ranging anecdotes throughout the book that attempt to show the reader how obsessed Americans are with their lawns. His anecdotes are often meant to represent people all over America, but when you take a step back you realize that they are actually rare stories that provide little broader meaning....   [tags: Literature Review]

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Do We Really Need Grass Lawns?

- Do We Really Need Grass Lawns. During the 17th century in England the introduction of short, grass lawns among wealthy landowners began. As wealthy immigrants came to America, they brought grass seeds with them to have their manicured grass lawns here. Manicured lawns soon became a symbol of wealth. By the 1950’s, owning a home with a green, grass lawn was not just for the wealthy, it became a symbol of The American Dream that the middle class strove towards. Today, a grass lawn is not only the norm, but many cities and towns throughout the country have even imposed regulations such as demands to keep lawns at a short height or face fines....   [tags: Environmentalism]

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The Effect Of Ph Levels On The Environment

- After finding our results we need to analyze and consider why these results came to be what they were. When looking at my data I noticed that the pH levels for each test in each of the locations were the same, but more importantly when looking at the pH data for the soil in all of the locations I noticed that they were very close in value. The reason for these close pH levels could possibly have to do with the fact that while we tested three unique ecosystems, the ecosystems were still in the same general vicinity of each other....   [tags: Biotic component, Abiotic component, Ecology]

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Mother-Daughter Relationships in Everyday Use, by Alice Walker and Two Kinds, by Amy Tan

- No two mother and daughter relationships are alike. After reading “Everyday Use” by Alice Walker and “Two Kinds” by Amy Tan I realized that the two stories had the same subject matter: mother and daughter relationships. These two stories show different cultures, generations and parenting methods. Although the two mothers act differently, they are both ultimately motivated by the same desire: to be a good parent. In addition, while researching related articles, I realized that there were two recurring themes of mothers and daughters: respect and diverse ways of parenting....   [tags: Everyday Use, Two Kinds]

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An Entrepreneur Who Is Developing A New Product

- It is very difficult to be in the position of an entrepreneur who is developing a new product in the market. Some people may not purchase new products if they do not know enough vital information about them. Therefore, it is important for an entrepreneur to follow steps on how to make their product sell and be successful in the market. There are three layers of a product such as the core product, the actual product, and the augmented product. Considering that a lawn mower is a necessity for most people, it is important to make sure that the product is valuable to the customer and works well....   [tags: Marketing, Target market, Target, Target audience]

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Why I Want For Your Landscaping Project

- You don’t want an ordinary landscape that is unattractive and does not stand out. A colorful and creative landscape for your home or business is visually appealing, especially when the job is done by a professional landscaping company. If your property is dull or drab, a landscape that is artistic creates a focal point and makes your outdoors more unique. There are many factors that you would have to consider for your landscaping project. This can be a do-it-yourself project or if you are inexperienced, you can hire a professional company that will make the process easier for you....   [tags: Fire sprinkler, Fire sprinkler system]

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The History of Billiards

- There are many different theories as to when and how billiards was first developed. A lack of actual physical evidence has left most of these theories as simply speculation. Most people agree, however, that the game gained its roots from lawn games, which were not unlike croquet, played by nobility. Early players were said to include King Louis XI of France (King between 1461 and 1483); Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots (1542-1587); King Louis XIV (1643-1715); Marie Antoinette and her husband King Louis XVI....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Business World Is A Critical Factor For Success

- The organization of a company in this fast paced and changing business world is a critical factor for success. Organization alone will not dictate how successful a company will become but it does speak volumes about the company 's ethics and professional beliefs. This allows employees feel a sense pride in their job and most importantly makes the customer feel a sense of confidence in the company 's ability to perform. Organization is defined in the simplest form by the website as a person or group of people that are intentionally brought to together to achieve a common goal or set ot of goals (, McNamara)....   [tags: Management, Small business, Business]

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Post War Clean Up: Who is Responsible?

- Who is responsible for post war clean up. That is a question that End and Beginning poses to the reader. The victor is usually the responsible party for clean-up and rebuilding. The first line of the poem tells the reader that someone must do it, “After each war somebody has to clear up put things in order by itself it won’t happen.” (Szymborska 690) What if the victor is an outside influence that has no intention of staying. The answer is the liberated country is responsible for its own clean up, but the outside country is responsible for assisting until that aid is no longer wanted....   [tags: International Politics ]

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Cultural Factors Of American Aesthetics

- An interesting topic that came about from the conversation with the respondent was cultural factors of American aesthetics. In particular, exterior home appearance and functioning. Our interviewee stated, “I do not have any particular interest in the aesthetics of a square green patch that you know, the American suburban home has.” This statement recognizes the belief that American culture in particular, suburban culture, does have an apparent view on the way lawns and home exteriors should be presented, as “square green patches” that might be valued higher in appearance than biological functioning....   [tags: Water, Water pollution, Environmentalism]

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Why Don 't You Dance?

- An alcoholic, a “yard sale”, nosy neighbors, marital troubles, desperation, and a record player; all of these are components of the short story “Why Don’t You Dance?”, and the movie based off of it, Everything Must Go. The short story “Why Don’t You Dance?” written by Raymond Carver, focuses on an alcoholic man with possible marital troubles having a “yard sale” on his front lawn, and his experience dancing and drinking with strangers who want to purchase his belongings. The movie Everything Must Go directed by Dan Rush focuses on the same main character, ex-salesman Nick Halsey, with emphasis on his marital troubles and relationships with his neighbors, sponsor, and mentee....   [tags: Short story, Anton Chekhov, Fiction, Narrative]

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A & P by John Updike

- A & P John Updike, one of the most forward-thinking and socially provocative writers of the 50s and 60s, is known for his “incisive presentation of the quandaries of contemporary personal and social life.” (Lawn 529) Updike graduated from Harvard University and wrote for one of the more cutting edge publications like The New Yorker- both are notoriously ahead of their time and harbor controversial ideas. In his short story “A&P”, Updike reveals a young man named Sammy in a society on the brink of a social revolution- one in which a group of girls and an innocent cashier will unknowingly lead....   [tags: A&P John Updike]

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Business Analysis of HydroCan

- Business Analysis of HydroCan Overview The company HydroCan is planning to launch a new type of lawn car product called “StaGreen”. They have hired a consulting group called “Stone Age Marketing Consultants” to create a marketing plan to launch there new product. They can’t decide between launching the product to the consumer market or the commercial market. So research is conducted on both markets to determine where the product should be marketed to. The Product The StaGreen is a chemical fertilizer created to improve your lawn but with a unique benefit that no other lawn care product has....   [tags: Consumer Market Businesses Retail Essays]

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Analysis Of ' The Semplica Girl Diaries ' By George Saunders

- Only through the eyes of the innocent will the world be seen as it is, not how it should be. So often we are driven by our desires to have the best and to be the best, that we lose sight of what we have become, of who we have become. Our main concern is the welfare of ourselves and that of our kin. As time progress and technology tests its limits, mankind will follow suit, however, where will we draw the line in losing touch with our humanity. In the short story written by George Saunders “The Semplica Girl Diaries”, it tells of a middle-class family of six in the near distant future that is making ends meet but strives to provide a more accommodating life whilst competing with a family that...   [tags: Family, Short story, Girl, Capital accumulation]

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Relationship Between A Healthcare Professional And Women With Chronic Diseases

- Five scholarly articles, Fox and Chesla (2008), Grimmer-Somers, Dolesj, and Atkinson (2010), Kawi (2012), Lawn and Schoo (2010), and Rosland, Heirsler, and Piette, (2012), all recognized support with chronic illnesses. A literature review was conducted with all five articles to better understand each article. After the literature review four sub-themes stood out motivation, empowerment, confidence, and health promotion. Elaborating on the sub-themes drew a correlation to support. The patient that had been interviewed twice was connected to the main theme and sub themes....   [tags: Health care, Health care provider, Patient]

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Crayons Don 't Lie, Afterschool, Denisha And Her Mum

- Crayons don’t lie Afterschool, Denisha and her Mum went to the library. It is a small public library. Goodwin is the name of the library. This library has plenty of Children’s books, movies, CDs, toys and a beautiful play area. Denisha likes the color tissue papers – cutout hanging around the corners of the library. She likes the glass display case of pop-up books open with pop-ups objects displays. Inside the glass display case are seashell craft such as seashells turtles, seashells frogs, seashells people and sea shells trees....   [tags: Color, Green, Red, Librarian]

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The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

- Nick Carraway moves to New York where he goes to visit, and have dinner, with his cousin, Daisy, and her husband, Tom Buchanan. While he’s there, he meets Jordan Baker, a golf player. During dinner, Tom gets a phone call and Jordan tells Nick about Tom’s girlfriend. After dinner, Jordan goes home to prepare for a golf tournament the next day, and Nick goes home. He notices, his neighbor, Gatsby standing on the lawn with his arms reaching towards a green light across the water. One day, Nick and Tom rides a train to the city and on the way, Tom forces Nick to go with him to George Wilson’s Garage, where they meet George and his wife, Myrtle Wilson, who is Tom’s lover....   [tags: Nick and Tom]

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Analysis Of Stephen King 's Premium Harmony

- Critical Analysis Essay for Premium Harmony by Stephen King Nobody knows when they will pass on in this world. The short story Premium Harmony was written by Stephen King. Premium Harmony is a masterpiece of mystery and it brilliantly portrays how life is full of unexpected events that nobody can possibly plan for. One day you could be mowing the lawn and going about your daily life and one little unexpected event can change your life forever. In Premium Harmony this happens and it displays the importance of appreciating what you have before it is gone because anything and everything can disappear at any given moment....   [tags: Death, Short story, Fiction, Meaning of life]

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The Power Girls Have on Guys

- It is interesting to see the effect that girls can have on guys. In the short story, “A & P” by John Updike, a teenage boy’s daily routine at work is completely rattled due to a group of three teenage girls that walk into the store he works at which he works and as a result, the teenage boy makes a life changing decision. The young men (Sammy) morals are put to the test along with his life expectations due to this group of teenage girls that help Sammy see his life through a different perspective....   [tags: Literary Analysis]

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High School On An Athletic Scholarship

- Reflecting back on my career, I honestly couldn’t be more proud of myself at this point. I grew up in a lower income community with a blue collar family. Most people graduate from my High School and enter into the workforce, passing on college or trade schools. Most of these jobs are manufacturing or labor intensive positions. I however, had the fortune of attending college right out of High School on an athletic scholarship. Although I found out quickly that I was not ready to take on the responsibility of a student-athlete....   [tags: Problem solving, Leadership, Decision making]

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Small Engine Repair

- ... Anyone could take from months to years to master all of the techniques required to be a small engine mechanic. Marine and motorcycle mechanics require more on the job training and experience than outdoor equipment. For more training the employer will send the new employee to a training camp that will last about 2 weeks. The new employee will be taught by one of the best in the business and use the best technology around. Small engine mechanics are not the highest paying job because the material that they are working on does not cost that much....   [tags: mechanics, internal combustion engines]

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The Grand Torino: Walt Kowalski

- “…Good god it’s pathetic… Hacked seven-teen-year old kids to death…I did things… Horrible things that I have to live with” These are all excerpts from the main character of the movie Grand Torino, Walt Kowalski. The movie “Grand Torino” is a motivating tale of the emotional struggles of the Anti-hero role of “Walt”: a widowed Vietnam veteran who fights a daily struggle with the memories of his sins as a soldier and his ever-growing biased against, what seems to be, all of humanity. This boorish character makes a perfect antagonist to the Hmong family that resides next door....   [tags: Film, Movie]

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What´s a Grey Water System?

- ... Grey water systems allow us to reuse water by placing a system connected to kitchen appliances that use water or bathroom appliances that use water other than the toilet. Then the greywater is ran through a filter, to a holding tank called the surge tank and then to the outside or back inside. When the water runs outside it can be attached to an irrigation system in the yard or garden, so the water is filtered and released back into the environment to be used by plants (even edible plants as longs the grey water doesn’t come in contact with the edible part of the pant)....   [tags: human waste, hair, water shortage]

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Letter Arrives An E Mail

- I am certain that almost all people have had to go through passed relatives belongings at one time or another. You know what I’m talking about. After “Uncle Edward” dies an e-mail or letter arrives with an itemized list of his belongings and you have been perhaps “invited” to choose what you want among the other relatives or close friends. To be honest, I find the whole experience awkward and strange. My opinion is that even in families with stable dynamics, this scenario has the potential to stir up emotions, and no matter how well family members get along, there will be a level of envy and bitterness that cousin Ted, brother Tom, or sister Carol walked off with the antique Ar-moire befo...   [tags: Family, Emotion, Want, WANT]

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Personal Statement : Health Care

- D.P. receives an abundance of support in her life. She finds most of her motivation from her family because family means the world to her. The members in her family will encourage her to do her best along with attending diabetic information groups. She finds the support and motivation from her family to be a great way to help deal with her diabetes. Other family members who have diabetes or know someone else with diabetes helps her realize that this is not necessarily an ending of freedom or her life....   [tags: Health care, Health care provider, Patient]

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Personal Narrative: My Roots

- At only seven years old, pulling the starter rope on my older brother’s Boston Whaler is no easy task. After a dozen tries, I finally call for my dad who is on the other dock dealing with the fishing gear. In what seems to take hours, he walks over to me and shakes his head. Before we had even gotten to the Marina, Dad asked if I needed him to start the engine, and of course I declined, wanting to feel like a “big kid.” With one simple tug from my father’s strong arm, the old Briggs & Stratton engine purred to life, as if brand new....   [tags: essay about myself, Personal Experience]

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Sports of the Renaissance

- James Naismith, creator of basketball, used a soccer ball as the first basketball. The game of soccer was originally played with an inflated animal bladder that was surrounded with leather (Leibs 67). Just as in every sport, as time evolves, so do the materials being played with. The materials begin becoming more durable, controllable, and affordable. During the Renaissance period, many sports were evolved and took a turn for the better. Although many sports were introduced during the Renaissance period; football, lawn bowling, and tennis were the three main sports that influenced today’s time period the most....   [tags: European Renaissance Essays]

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Lawnmower Suit

- Lawnmower Suit In the case of Howard vs. Lawns, Inc., Mr. Howard purchased a Grass Guzzler lawn mower from Lawns Inc. While using the lawn mower, it overheated and caught fire resulting in third degree burns on his feet and ankles. Mr. Howard filed a lawsuit against Lawns Inc. for his injuries. He wants to sue Lawns Inc. for not putting a warning label and automatic shut-off on the lawn mower which resulted in him being burned. In Lawns Inc. defense, they can claim negligence on Mr. Howard's part for not watching the temperature gauge and not reading the owner's manual....   [tags: Legal Case Court]

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- Everyday there will be someone are some company trying to sale an ad on television advertising plays crucial roles in a company’s marketing strategy — the strategy, which actually brings the product to the consumers and makes them, buy it again, and again. However, sometimes it may fire back at the company due to misunderstanding of the main concept by the targeted audience. Lawn mowers are something that can’t be misunderstood like most ads they are a product that is needed for a person who owns a house are trying to start a business....   [tags: Lawnmowers]

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Marketing Strategy

- Abstract In this paper I will discuss a marketing strategy for a lightweight lawnmower. I will discuss the components of a marketing strategy, as well as the market segments I would target. I will discuss the 4p’s of marketing, and describe how they would be developed to match the two market segments.   In developing a marketing strategy for a lightweight lawnmower, one would have to take into consideration a wide range of factors. Marketers know they cannot profitably serve all customers in a given market, at least not in the same way....   [tags: Business Marketing Analysis]

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Post War Construction

- Who is responsible for post war economic rebuild. That is the question that “End and Beginning” poses to the reader. The victor is usually the responsible party for cleanup and rebuilding. The first line of the poem portrays to the reader that someone must do it, “After each war somebody has to clear up put things in order by itself it won’t happen.” (Szymborska 690) What if the victor is an outside influence that has no intention of staying. The answer is the liberated country is responsible for its own reconstruction, but the outside country is responsible for assisting until that aid is no longer desired....   [tags: Political Science]

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Sole Proprietorship vs. General Partnership vs. Corporation

- A sole proprietorship is a type of business that is owned and operated by one person who is responsible for all the debts. Forming the business is really easy to start off with. Also the owner receives all the profit from the business and is his or her own boss. The down side to owning a sole proprietor business of your own is it is really hard to find sources for funding the business for it to grow and expand. An example of a local proprietor business is Martha’s Kitchen. Martha’s kitchen is a really small restaurant on the outskirts of town....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Analysis Of F. Scott Fitzgerald 's The Great Gatsby And William Faulkner 's A Rose For Emily

-  F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby and William Faulkner’s A Rose for Emily uses setting, characterization, and figurative language to show us how old money is selfish and responsible with their money and how new money is selfless, but uses their money unwisely.            Fitzgerald’s uses setting to describe how West Egg and East Egg represent new money and old money. West Egg represents the new money and East Egg, the old money. While they seem quite similar at first, because they are expensive places to live....   [tags: F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby, Jay Gatsby]

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Confirmation of Bacterial Transformation and DNA as the Inducing Material

- Confirmation of Bacterial Transformation and DNA as the Inducing Material   Confirmation of Transformation and DNA as the Inducing Material Introduction The experiments in this report are a recreation the famous Griffith and Avery experiments which discovered the transformation process that bacteria can undertake and that DNA is the genetic material, respectively (Griffth, 1928. Avery 1944). Bacteria can incorporate foreign DNA found in their medium into their genomes in a process known as transformation....   [tags: genetic studies and experiments]

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The Houses of The Great Gatsby: Functional and Symbolic

- The Houses of The Great Gatsby: Functional and Symbolic Present within many novels that deal with class are intricate descriptions of the homes, the grounds, and even the neighborhoods that the characters live in and aspire to live within. While the descriptions are often lyrical their presence is far from superfluous. The estates in such novels nearly always have specific functions that are integral to the narrative and just as often serve a symbolic purpose. The novels we considered this semester are not exempt from this assertion, in fact, one illustrates the principle precisely....   [tags: Classic American Literature]

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Thomas Jefferson The Second President Of The United States

- Thomas Jefferson the third president of the United States was born in 1743 in Shadwell, Virginia. He joined the institution of William and Mary but received no formal training in architecture. Fundamentally self-taught, Jefferson accumulated a remarkable collection architecture and art that comprised several reproductions of Palladio’s Quattro Libri. Eventually, Jefferson developed a concentrated obligation of Palladio’s architectural notions based on their link to early Romans (Howard, 2003). Distinguishing the authoritative political suggestions intrinsic in antique Roman constructions, Jefferson calculated many of his civil constructions in Neo Classical elegance....   [tags: Thomas Jefferson, University of Virginia]

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Gene Expression : Gene And Ampicillin Resistance And Bioluminesce

- Gene expression is the process in which the information from a gene is used as the instructions to assemble a protein molecule. In this experiment, the gene for Ampicillin Resistance and Bioluminesce were introduced to E.coli through the use of a plasmid. The two plasmids used in this experiment were lux and pUC18. The lux operon codes for luciferase, and pUC18 contains an ampicillin-resistance gene, allowing bacteria to grow in the presence of Ampicillin. The plasmids were introduced to E. coli cells through the process of transformation....   [tags: Bacteria, DNA, Escherichia coli, Plasmid]

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Criteria for Becoming a Plat Care Specialists

- {{Criteria|Conditions} for Becoming a {Plant|Tree} {Care|Concern} Specialist|When You are a Plant {Care|Trouble} {Specialist|Consultant}|{Tips|Guidelines} for Becoming a {Plant|Tree} Care {Specialist|Professional|Expert}}   {Plant care specialist generally employed in different states, cities even in landscape companies as a plant protector.|The main task of a plant care specialist is to protect the nature through taking care of a plant. They work for specific companies, states or cities.|A plant care specialist is a national or private worker who works as a groundskeeper.} {As a plant care specialist you should look after all the plants and save them from different diseases and pest.|The lo...   [tags: career choices and opportunities]

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The Effects of Runoff to Marine Life

- ... (Thesis) Some North Carolina golf courses participated in a surface water quality study unveiling the movement of fertilizers and pesticides (Ryals, Genter, & Leidy, 1998). Water samples were collected every two weeks. Ryals, Genter, and Leidy (1998), accounted for four pesticides (atrazine, chlorothalonil [Daconil®], chlorpyrifos [Dursban®], and 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid) and 2 nutrients (nitrogen and phosphate). Minimal impact to the courses’ surface water was shown by the data retrieved from the study....   [tags: water, nutrients, chemicals, imblance, levels]

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Robots : Robots And Make Life Easier

- Robots in Everyday Life Robots are being used to help humans and make life easier. They are used in restaurants, crime fighting, medicine, education, protection, around the home, and even in coffee. There are a few types of robots too, like Industrial robots, social robots, and toys. Robots are able to perform many tasks that humans aren’t able to. This helps to set apart robots from humans and make everyday life a little easier. Robots are being used in restaurants to serve food and drinks, cook, and entertain....   [tags: Robot, Robotics, Industrial robot, Surgery]

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Difference Between Distributive and Integrative Bargaining

- 1) The difference between distributive and integrative bargaining Negotiation approaches are generally described as either distributive or integrative. At the heart of each strategy is a measurement of conflict between each party’s desired outcomes. Consider the following situation. Chris, an entrepreneur, is starting a new business that will occupy most of his free time for the near future. Living in a fancy new development, Chris is concerned that his new business will prevent him from taking care of his lawn, which has strict requirements under neighborhood rules....   [tags: Business Management]

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10 Eco-Friendly Tips for Sustainable Gardening

- In today's grim economy and moving forward into an uncertain future, an increasing number of people have started using organic gardening as a means to grow some of their own food. While this was once a common practice during the Victorian era, organic gardening has made quite the come back in the past couple of years. In fact, Americans all across the country are taking advantage of everything from vacant lots to their own backyards. Sustainable gardening is a perfect method of supplying your household with healthy, organic fruits, vegetables and eggs too....   [tags: Environmentalism, Agriculture]

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Extending Bilingualism In U.S. Secondary Education

- Language is one of the most beautiful techniques that humans have developed. Language allows us to communicate among each other; we can share and understand our and others’ feelings, opinions, and ideas. Because humans are imperfect, we have made language difficult because we have created multiple languages. With lots of language around the world, it is difficult to share, understand, and connect each other feelings, opinions, and ideas. Bilingual students can break this barrier with their culture and schools....   [tags: education, languages, culture, students]

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How Do Start Your Own Business?

- Juggling a part-time job with a full-time school schedule isn’t always the most comfortable arrangement. Sometimes your work schedule clashes with your homework and study time, and sometimes it can leave little time for extracurricular activities and a meaningful social life. And when the economy is bad, jobs for teenagers are especially hard to find. So what’s the alternative. How about starting your own business. The advantage is that you can create a business that can actually work around your school and social schedules....   [tags: Small business, Business, Tutorial, Part-time]

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The Effect of Summer School on Rita in Educating Rita by Willy Russell

- The Effect of Summer School on Rita in Educating Rita by Willy Russell 'Of course; you don't do Blake without doing innocence and experience, do y?' When Frank explains to Rita that after summer school they will study William Blake, Rita says that she has already studied Blake and implies in such a way that she almost disgraces Frank. Before summer school Rita has only been taught Frank and has only learnt his ideas, when she gains her own confidence she then challenges Frank on his views to do with poetry by telling him about William Blake....   [tags: Papers]

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The Power of a Front-Yard Garden

- The Power of a Front-Yard Garden Instructor’s comment: This student worked hard to forge a straightforward journalistic style that was supple enough to accommodate moments of poetic perception. This essay is a beautiful piece. Written with hard-won simplicity, it’s alive with images, and brimming with information about the possibilities of front-yard gardening. They were out there almost every day. Not always the same ones. Once, a line of preschoolers came by. Holding hands in twos, name tags swinging from bright bits of yarn, they stopped and turned with military precision....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]

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The Not So Great Gatsby

- James Gatz was a small town boy with a big dream, a dream to escape his current circumstances and make a name for himself. He was willing to work hard and passionately to achieve the original American Dream. Yet, as this young boy became older, much like the United States did, something changed. When the United States became older, the original American Dream was killed, just as James Gatz died the second he rowed up to Cody’s boat. With the death of an original dream and a boy, a man, viewed as great by a corrupt society bent on gaining wealth, was born, along with a new dream to have only the very best....   [tags: Character Analysis]

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Tricks to Starting a Business

- Many economic choices must be made in order to start a business, including what you want to offer, how many employees you would hire, how and how much you would pay them, and so on. In order to be successful, a company must make those choices which will attract as many customers and thus make as much profit as possible. If you want to start a business, you will first need to obtain a business license, or be fined or closed by the government. Then you will need to decide what your business will do....   [tags: economic choices and procedures]

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Why Dog Urine Stain Lawns

- Why does dog urine stain your lawn yellow. This is a question many a dog owner would love to know the answer to in order to rectify it. There are many theories out there but most have been proven to be urban legends. (Article 1): • Only female dogs cause dog spots – Not true Female dogs squat when they urinate and therefore leave behind a large volume of concentrated urine in a small area. Some male dogs also squat and they cause the same damage. • Yellow spots are more common with certain breeds of dogs – Not true It has to do with the size of the dog more than its breed....   [tags: nitrogen, ammonia, damage]

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Mitigating Risk On Transportation Costs

- Mitigating Risk in Transportation Costs One of the major aspects of doing business that any company must focus on is minimizing or mitigating risks. Three different categories of risks have been identified. The first would be accounting costs. This concept is the easiest to understand. All companies need to watch how they spend money and figure out ways to do so efficiently. A business that is wasteful puts itself at a disadvantage to its competitors. The second category of risks would be economic costs....   [tags: Supply chain management, Supply chain, Management]

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Shopping for Birthday Sheds

- All I wanted for my birthday was two brand new plastic storage sheds. One was needed for the yard tools and one for the kids' outdoor toys. I figured it would be safer to store them separately, because I did not really want the children poking around hedge clippers and hatchets just to find a toy. My husband came through and got me the sheds I wanted. I made it a game for the kids to put the toys away: They would open the door and try to throw the toys in from different points in the yard. That works well as long as they remember to shut the door....   [tags: Birthdays, ]

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Mrs. Turner Cutting Grass

- The short story Mrs. Turner Cutting Grass relates very much to the text information from the provided text: “Interpersonal Communications Relating to Others.” Ignoring Information: When cutting her grass, Mrs. Turner comes into contact with a group of high school girls. The girls are appalled by how Mrs. Turner is exposing cellulite on her leg. The girls reflect on how this seems unimportant to Mrs. Tuner, and they assume other things that are relevant to them are irrelevant to her (for example, their taste for Neil Young)....   [tags: Psychology, Thought, Mind, Professor]

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Language: The True Tale of the Great Gatsby

- Language: The True Tale of the Great Gatsby The Jazz age was a time of glamour, sparkle, parties, music, the extreme rich, the extreme poor, and the exultation of lawlessness; F. Scoot Fitzgerald was no exception. Fitzgerald was enamored by the life of money, status, and beautiful people on a hopeless spiral into self destruction. The moral decadence of America became a prevailing theme in the works of Fitzgerald, taking birth fully within The Great Gatsby. This novel is brought to life by narrator Nick Carraway who is a moral Midwestern man, infatuated, much as Fitzgerald was, by the parties and pizzazz of the east....   [tags: The Great Gatsby Novels Essays]

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How Our Gender is Imposed on Us

- How Our Gender is Imposed on Us What makes us who we are. Is it the clothes we wear or the toys we played with while we were children. Maybe. Or maybe it's the people and the environment we grew up around. Most people would say that all these characterists would be true, and I'd agree. But if you really think hard about what makes you, YOU, then you'd realize that there is so much more than what meets the eye. Let's take a look into my life to see what made me the "masculine" person I am today....   [tags: Papers]

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The Hornet's Nest

- The Hornet's Nest Without proper preparation, getting rid of a hornet's nest can cause more problems than it solves. Although I do not have first-hand experience, I can relay an incident explained to me by my mother regarding my father and the hornet's nest he came upon in their flowering crab tree. Suffering from the results of the incident, which can only be described as simultaneously hysterical and tragic, my father spent most of last week recovering from injuries that were both self and hornet-inflicted....   [tags: Expository Cause Effect Essays]

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Origins of Ball Games

- Origins of Ball Games Ball games can be traced back to Egyptian times, carvings have been found in temples since 1500 BC and the games were linked with religious ceremonies. Christianity actually developed the game of tennis through French monks in the 11th or 12th centuries. The earliest version of the game was called 'La Soule' where the ball would be struck with either a stick or the palm of the hand....   [tags: Papers]

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Thirty Dollars

- “Have some mashed potatoes,” Mom told Jacob, pouring a heaping spoonful of mashed potatoes onto the corner of his dinner plate. “Thanks, Mom,” Jacob replied with apathy, looking outside the kitchen window of his quaint two-story home that was decorated with rusty grandfather clocks and oil lamps. He could not wait for Christmas, which was the following day, because his mom had promised to buy him a brand-new wool coat. “I am going to go shopping to buy some Christmas gifts,” Mom informed Jacob, walking over to the closet to get her jacket....   [tags: personal narrative]

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