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This year I have grown a writer more than any other year. I have gotten much more efficient when writing my essays and paragraphs. I used to take a lot of time to think about what to say. I wanted everything to be perfect. I have learned this year that... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2019 at Chandler
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The Weirdest Interaction of My Life “If no one hears you, and no one listens to you, it doesn't matter how good you are because no one cares about you.” — Stephan A. Smith Everyone is on their own in life. I’ve learned that no one actually cares about me.... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2019 at Chandler
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Hard Work Pays Off “Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do.” — Pele Nothing good in life comes easy. In the story, “Through the Tunnel”, by Doris Lessing, Jerry desires to... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2019 at Chandler
Why Should Seniors Have to Take Final Exams? Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2019 at Chandler
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Mother’s Day “All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.” — Abraham Lincoln You drive me to school every morning And “cook” me dinner every night, You look to help me without my warning, You structured my life and made everything right. You are... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2019 at Chandler
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Thoreau’s Views & Charity By Rylan Chandler and Andy Barton “If you should ever be betrayed into any of these philanthropies, do not let your left hand know what your right hand does, for it is not worth knowing” — Henry David Thoreau Supporting philanthropy does not make a good... Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2019 at Chandler
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Helping Me Through a Stressful Morning “The ache for home lives in all of us, the safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned.” — Maya Angelou A place can change the way you feel. It can calm you down if you’re stressed. When I... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2019 at Chandler
This is a really great post. I love your conclusion. It wraps up your post very succinctly. Nice job!
Toggle Commented Apr 18, 2019 on Journaling at Smith
This is a great post. I find it really cool that you chose to make this post with your dog. I really like how you wrapped up the post. Nice job!
Toggle Commented Apr 18, 2019 on Out in The Woods at Lewis, Ryan
This is a great post. I really like your conclusion. It wraps up the paragraph nicely. Well done!
Toggle Commented Apr 18, 2019 on Nature Journal at Yang
This is a great post. I really like your conclusion. It’s very insightful and deep. Nice job!
Toggle Commented Apr 18, 2019 on Journal Outside at Scheibe
This is a really great post. I love your opening line. Your podcast is also very good. Nice job!
Toggle Commented Apr 18, 2019 on Journaling About Place at Lando
This is a great post! I remember marching in the parade, can’t say I enjoyed it, though. I really like your podcast. Nice job!
Toggle Commented Apr 18, 2019 on A Reflection at Alpers
This is a great post. I agree that video games really keep us from enjoying the outdoors. Try to add a picture. Nice job!
Toggle Commented Apr 18, 2019 on Journaling at Metellus
This is a great post. Your podcast is very well done. Make sure to look over your title. Nice job!
Toggle Commented Apr 18, 2019 on A Time too Think at Doherty
Great post Harry! It’s very deep and meaningful. Next time add a conclusion sentence. Overall, Nice job.
Toggle Commented Apr 18, 2019 on Nature at Bertos
This is a great post. Being outside really does help one’s thinking. Nice post!
Toggle Commented Apr 18, 2019 on Journaling at Nkimbeng
This is a great post. I really like your conclusion sentence. Try to fix your title. Nice Job!
Toggle Commented Apr 18, 2019 on A Quite Walk at Barton
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A Walk in the Woods “Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” — Albert Einstein This weekend I set aside some time to walk alone in the woods behind my house, for the sole purpose of reflection. Being in nature is relaxing to me. I can... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2019 at Chandler
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Spring It’s peaceful outside The birds are chirping I wonder what they’re saying. A blazing hot sun Followed by a cold gust of wind New England weather amazes me. The animals have returned The flowers are beginning to bloom The world is pretty again. The tarmac is pulled back The... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2019 at Chandler
Who is this kid in the mirror Dressed in Under Armor From head to toe, Who wears shorts all year round Because he isn’t bothered By the crazy New England weather, Who is this kid in the mirror That wakes up early, Every morning, To go to school, Just like... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2019 at Chandler
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Choosing My W.W. Fenn Piece “For centuries, the horrors of war have been sculpted by artists so people would never forget.” — Jerry Speyer A poem cannot be a classic without a powerful message. I chose the poem Dulce et Decorum Est, by Wilfred Owen, because it has an incredibly... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2019 at Chandler
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A Great Season Ends in Disappointment “When you have expectations, you are setting yourself up for disappointment.” — Ryan Reynolds The varsity soccer season was a series of unforeseen vicissitudes. I made the varsity soccer team which had been a goal of mine ever since I was snubbed the prior... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2019 at Chandler
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Which is Better? “Where ignorance is bliss, 'Tis folly to be wise.” — Thomas Gray There is a question that has been asked for years. Is it better to be wise or ignorant and happy? In other words: what is the ultimate goal of life? Happiness or wisdom? I believe... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2019 at Chandler
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A Child’s Christmas in Wales Literary Analysis By Rylan Chandler “Christmas is a season not only of rejoicing but of reflection.” — Winston Churchill Life quickly becomes boring without imagination. In the book, A Child’s Christmas in Wales, by Dylan Thomas, Dylan and Jim let their imaginations run wild. They... Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2018 at Chandler