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A Year A Lot of Time to Learn “A lot can happen in a year” -Unknown Author This year in english I learned a lot. Sure, I learned comma rules and punctuation better, but most importantly I learned how to write. I got to learn how to put down into... Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2020 at 2020 Skrivanek, Bobby
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Considering Life On My Beliefs “All opinions are not equal. Some are a very great deal more robust, sophisticated and well supported in logic and argument than others.” ― Douglas Adams Life. Its not such an easy topic to address. Everyone has their own interpretations on how to take it... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2020 at 2020 Skrivanek, Bobby
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Just Behind the House A Journey Unfolds “Anyone can take an adventure even if it's only in your own backyard. Let your imagination be your adventure and see where it takes you.” ― Carmela Dutra I decided to take a different route from my runs, and go behind my house... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2020 at 2020 Skrivanek, Bobby
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A Run By School No Ones There ............................ -...... Today I decided to run to Daniels house to wish him a happy birthday, an event for both him and me. The run was much shorter then expected, only being 6.2 miles there, and with my parents refusing to let me... Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2020 at 2020 Skrivanek, Bobby
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Close Encounters of The Fenn Kind Some Seemingly Random Encounters April 15th Having run for about 5 miles I ran into someone unexpected. At 5:00 on the dot I encountered Michelle Lando in her car (you may know Christopher Lando or Micheal Lando). I was very surprised to see her,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2020 at 2020 Skrivanek, Bobby
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A Reading Experience One is Not Like the Other “So many books, so little time”- Frank Zappa I have finished one book, and have been reading two others. “Why two” you ask, because the other one frankly sucked. I journeyed through three amazing books to get there, and I am... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2020 at 2020 Skrivanek, Bobby
Great title, it makes me want to read this. It is a good piece that explores your interaction with your brother, not about the important things, but about the mundane and average. It gives us a better picture of your relationship, and gives us an idea of what your life is like now.
Toggle Commented Apr 21, 2020 on Memoir at 2020 Johnson, Elliot
Short, sweet, and self reflective. It gives me a sense of what it is like to be at home with your family. How I wish I had an Xbox right now, but sadly I seem to be the only one with a Playstation (even though it is objectively the better console, I will have a long discussion on this if you ask).
Toggle Commented Apr 21, 2020 on Quarantine Memoir at 2020 Soukup, Connor
Short, and focused on what you experience yourself. You spoke your mind, and told us what was going on, and I agree with almost all of your sentiments. A good piece overall!
Toggle Commented Apr 21, 2020 on Memoir at 2020 Stevens, Finley
My Sister (Photo Coming Soon...Maybe Not) “What brothers say to tease their sisters has nothing to do with what they really think of them.” – Esther M. Friesner It was a Wednesday morning, and I supposed to be driven to school by my sister that morning. I had something I... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2020 at 2020 Skrivanek, Bobby
This is a nice piece, and expresses how I feel about running, and I had no idea you felt almost the same way. Running is a great thing, one that most people think of as a punishment, and I am glad you appreciate it. Good post that dives deep Jack!
Toggle Commented Apr 13, 2020 on Journal Entry 2 at 2020 Moskow, Jack
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Easter A Good Day “First we eat, then we do everything else.”-M.F.K. Fisher Easter was an interesting day. We started off with an egg hunt, and found some great chocolate eggs (and also didn't’’t find the lavender ones, which we hope my dad failed to put out, as they are... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2020 at 2020 Skrivanek, Bobby
Great job bringing your WWFenn piece and using it for reference. You are right about how quickly everything seemed to happen, and how nothing like this has really happened before in modern times. We have to push forward through the storm, and do our best to beat it.
Toggle Commented Apr 10, 2020 on Journal Entry 1 at 2020 Moskow, Jack
You make some really good points, that switching to games is so easy, that there is nothing that can be done about it. It feels equally weird what is happening with me, and it feels so off. There is nothing that can be done about it, so we might as well just keep moving.
Toggle Commented Apr 10, 2020 on Daily Journal 1 at 2020 Stevens, Finley
I feel the same way. It was great at first not having to goto school, and getting the extra free-time, but when that starts to become the norm you realize you don’t get to see your friends in person anymore. It is so weird what is going on right now, but there is nothing we can do about it, so back to video games,
Toggle Commented Apr 9, 2020 on The Good Old Days at 2020 Johnson, Elliot
Reborn:Apocalypse (Book 1) Length: About 6 hours I read Reborm:Apocalypse and really enjoyed the book. I am normally very, very skeptical of LitRPG series, as they are often done poorly, having the reader imagine themselves in the place of their powerful, godlike protagonist while keeping that character as boring as... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2020 at 2020 Skrivanek, Bobby
Nate Temple Book 14 Reflection Length: About 6 hours 30 minutes I finished my book Carnage: Nate Temple series book 14. I really enjoyed this book. The author started off with a more traditional writing style, that he made work well but didn’t quite fit where he was going, but... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2020 at 2020 Skrivanek, Bobby
Short and focused, and says your thoughts. While it is not long enough to get into anything too deeply, it gets what it wants across and doesn’t waste your time. Not a bad entry at all.
Toggle Commented Apr 8, 2020 on Blog post 1 at 2020 Soukup, Connor
Friday, April 3rd Today it was weird. I had advisor, then I didn’t have class until 11:30, after which I was done for the day. It rained outside so I couldn’t run, and so I played video games until 8:00 pm. At 8:00 Pm I joined a FaceTime call for... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2020 at 2020 Skrivanek, Bobby
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First Day Back Rambling Thoughts, Recounting the Day “Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don't resist them; that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.” ― Lao Tzu Today I had an interesting day. I love the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2020 at 2020 Skrivanek, Bobby
That was pretty insightful. I read quite a lot, so I guess now I’m up for writing. It’s true that books are probably one of the most important inventions, as they allowed information to be passed on, and lessons as well. I also agree that reading is most enjoyable while not worrying about having to study it, and just enjoy reading a book. Books really are great, and most people don’t realize how much they read in one day just on the internet and in day to day life.
Toggle Commented Apr 2, 2020 on Balance... at 108 Freshman English
I have that same thought of that freedom to choose the assignment can make it much more difficult, but I also realize the opportunity I have in this. Your pice helped simplify it a bit, I just need to write about what happened, whether interesting or not (though preferably the former rather than the latter). With no real structure, I just write what I write.
Toggle Commented Apr 2, 2020 on How to Keep a Journal at 108 Freshman English
I asked my Grandmother is she had ever experienced or knew of anything like this happening before, and she said “It is nothing like anything I have experienced in my life.” This really is a strange time, and will probably be something students in the future will learn about and have assignments on. You are right, memories certainly fade over time. I forget a lot of stuff, and that is only over a few years, not sixty or so. You are right in that if I want to remember, I will need to write it down. I guess I will see what happens in the coming weeks.
Toggle Commented Apr 2, 2020 on Our Finest Hour at 108 Freshman English
I agree with all of this. It is just so weird what is going on right now. My life has changed drastically. I’m trying to make the most out of it with all the time I have. The structure of my day is going to be strange, very strange. I don’t know when this will be over, but I look forward to going back to school in person, but will not squander my time right now. My sister is back from college, and I’m glad I get to spend a little extra time with her before she heads back to college, and eventually off on her own.
Toggle Commented Apr 2, 2020 on Life in the New Time at 108 Freshman English