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English as a Whole “You get what you work for, not what you wish for.” - Howard A. Tullman At the beginning of the year, I had no idea what English would be like. I had heard many many different opinions about your class. Some said it was extremely easy,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2020 at 2021 Merhige, Robert
I am very proud of this video. I got it done fairly quickly, and I think that it was very well put together. I have seen other people’s videos, and I’m not trying to sound cocky, but I honestly believe that mine was one of the better ones. It just... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2020 at 2021 Merhige, Robert
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Writing From the Heart “I don’t need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod; my shadow does that much better.” Instead of writing a normal daily journal, I decided to work on a song for a little bit each day. The hardest part about... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2020 at 2021 Merhige, Robert
Skier Vs. Drone The Race Between Them “There is no such thing as too much snow.” – Doug Coombs This video shows an interesting experiment: science versus human. In the video, a drone races a skier down an alpine course. Both competitors are very experienced in their area, and they... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2020 at 2021 Merhige, Robert
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Trusting Someone It Doesn’t Take Much “The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them.” ― Ernest Hemingway Trust is one of the most important things in the world; however, you don’t need to know someone for a super long time in order to... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2020 at 2021 Merhige, Robert
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Some Distractions Can Be Good “Distractions make life seem way shorter than it is.” -Mokokoma Mokhonoana When you get mad, and I mean actually mad, not “oh my goodness he’s being so annoying” mad, sometimes the best thing to do is to just take a break. While it is ok... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2020 at 2021 Merhige, Robert
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Equal Respect Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts? -Confusius When someone is marginalized, they tend to feel sad and disrespected. When I am trying to talk to someone, I am being polite, and they are not listening, I tend to get upset. It was... Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2020 at 2021 Merhige, Robert
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The Bus to School Waiting in the Car “The heart can get really cold if all you've known is winter.” -Benjamin Alire Sáenz Even if friends are very different, they can still support each other. I have a friend that supports me, and I support him even though we are... Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2020 at 2021 Merhige, Robert
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Tom Sawyer Literary Reflection Trying Things a New Way “We cannot solve our problems with the same level of thinking that created them.” -Albert Einstein If you are having trouble with something, one option is approaching it in a new way. When I was having trouble reading Tom Sawyer in... Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2019 at 2021 Merhige, Robert
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The Power of Respect Respecting Your Friends “I am fond of pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals.” ― Winston S. Churchill You should always be respectful to everyone, no matter their position. When I am having a close interaction (not... Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2019 at 2021 Merhige, Robert
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The Power of Friendship Without Them Even Knowing “There’s not a word yet for old friends who’ve just met.” – Jim Henson Someone is always there to make you feel better when you are down. When I am down, my friends help are there to help. They are always there... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2019 at 2021 Merhige, Robert
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The Gift of the Magi An Interesting Story “Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in a while, or the light won't come in.” ― Isaac Asimov While some things are mandatory, they can also be interesting. The call of the wild, though I... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2019 at 2021 Merhige, Robert
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Power of Place Stars in the Sky This is a very special place with a very special atmosphere - Kevin Keegan Everyone has a comforting place to go when they need to relax. For about a year now, my place has been the roof of my house. It is a... Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2019 at 2021 Merhige, Robert
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The Power of Family Surviving the Drama “Some people are worth melting for.” –Olaf A family is a group of the most loving, caring, and irritating people in the world. Even if I get in a huge fight with my family, we all come together in the end. My family... Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2019 at 2021 Merhige, Robert
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8th Grade School Year My Endless Rant “I'm not dumb. I just have a command of thoroughly useless information.” ― Bill Watterson Going into the school year, I was very exited. Mostly to find out my classes, but also to see my friends who I had not seen all summer.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 29, 2019 at 2021 Merhige, Robert
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Windsor Mountain Becoming a leader “The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.” ~John Maxwell Multiple voices shouted into the air at once. Everybody was talking, but nobody was listening. There was clear frustration as everyone tried to get their idea... Continue reading
Posted Sep 27, 2019 at 2021 Merhige, Robert
I though the introduction was amazing and the story’s about bob and tony were intriguing. My favorite line was “drifting and sailing to whatever port was nearest to my pen.”
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Summer Vacation My Trip to Canada “Take vacations, and go as many places as you can. You can always make money, but you can’t always make memories.” – Unknown This summer, I had a lot of fun moments. one of the most interesting one was my trip to Canada. We... Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2019 at 2021 Merhige, Robert
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Sep 23, 2019