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Books Why book are the past, present and future Books can be seen as a piece of paper with two covers and filled with paper, or they can be seen as someone’s life or a story that you are able to carry in your hand. It is all how open... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2020 at 2020 Cook, Ben
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The Old Man and the Sea The story of a mans journey of catching the Marlin of his dreams “But man is not made for defeat," ~ Ernest Hemingway The book, The Old Man and the Sea, is a very enjoyable book to read. It is not the longest book,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2020 at 2020 Cook, Ben
We don’t all get the chance to follow in someone else’s footsteps. Or get the change to follow a path that someone has already been through. I have that chance. Throughout my life my dad and my mom have been mentors and the base of my life. I had always... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2020 at 2020 Cook, Ben
What you have wrote has helped me understand how much we take things for granid during the normal school year. Our friend at school are really more like our family and you help me see that. Great job.
Toggle Commented Apr 13, 2020 on The Good Old Days at 2020 Johnson, Elliot
I like how you are explaining your life, specifically during this pandemic and It is effecting your life. I also like how you explained the impact that the zoom meetings have or you and I can say that I definitely agree.
Toggle Commented Apr 13, 2020 on Journal Entry 3 at 2020 Moskow, Jack
Connor you did a great job of giving me a piece of your life. You are just writing about what you like to do and how sometimes can be different than others. Great job Connor.
Toggle Commented Apr 13, 2020 on Blog post 1 at 2020 Soukup, Connor
This is a great writing piece Finley. You did a great job explaining why and how you were going to make a jump ro your bikes. Nice job.
Toggle Commented Apr 13, 2020 on Daily Journal 2 at 2020 Stevens, Finley
While being quarantined in my house there is not much that you can do. The only boundaries are your house, you cant go anywhere else to do anything unless get essential stuff or else you will be at risk. When you have only a small space to do things you... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2020 at 2020 Cook, Ben
Sometimes times alone are the best times you have. During the quarantine before school started, I was basically nocturnal. I would wake up really late during the day and go to bed late at night. I like doing this because at night it is just me. There is no one... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2020 at 2020 Cook, Ben
Before the Coronavirus spread so widely around the US I had a plan that during march break I was going to fix up a boat that I would go fishing in. There was a small 14 foot Jon boat that my dad used to use when he was a kid... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2020 at 2020 Cook, Ben
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True Power How can you get power? “Power doesn’t corrupt people, people corrupt power.” ~ William Gaddis In books you can find that the themes and concepts in that read can relate to your life. In the book, The Lord of the Flies, there are themes present in the book... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2020 at 2020 Cook, Ben
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Unlocking a child’s mind A Deep Dive Into a Extraordinary Story “Logic will take you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.” ~ Albert Einstein A child's imagination is far greater than any story ever told; it is endless, yet as real as life itself. Dylan Thomas writes... Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2019 at 2020 Cook, Ben
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Coffee Cake The True Meaning of Tradition “Tradition is the illumination of permanence” ~ Woody Allen Everyone has a tradition of their own. Every year on the morning of Christmas my family and I have a coffee cake that was frozen from the grocery store, but it is not about... Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2019 at 2020 Cook, Ben
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How to succeed at Fenn ”Cross the bridge to success” ~ John Sexsmith Step 1: Give a damn. I see my classmates all the time leaving their work until the last minute to do or doing something that’s not academic during a study hall. Time management is hard to do... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2019 at 2020 Cook, Ben
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Breaking the Wall Pursuing through a challenge ”Accept the challenges so that you can feel the exhilaration of victory.” ~ George S. Patten A challenge is what blocks you from reaching your goals. There are many challenges that you will face throughout your life. It is easy to give up... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2019 at 2020 Cook, Ben
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The Power of Gods The True Authors of the Odyssey ”A small rock holds back a great wave” ~ Homer The power of gods is unmatched. In the epic poem, The Odyssey, by Homer translated by Robert Fagles the Gods and Goddesses posses great power and influence over the Greek... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2019 at 2020 Cook, Ben
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Am I Prepared to Travel the World? Learning more about the World Around you. ”Two roads diverged in a wood and I took the one less traveled by” ~ Robert Frost The World is filled with varieties of different people and places and there is countless different cultures and communities.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2019 at 2020 Cook, Ben
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Willing to Struggle What a Challenging book can help you achieve ”Accept the challenge so that you can feel the exhilaration of victory.” ~ George S. Patten It is hard for a book to have so much complexity and description that is written in a way that challenges and brings... Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2019 at 2020 Cook, Ben
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Wiling to Struggle What a Challenging book can help you achieve ”Accept the challenge so that you can feel the exhilaration of victory.” ~ George S. Patten It is hard for a book to have so much complexity and description that is written in a way that challenges and brings... Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2019 at 2020 Cook, Ben
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Community Improvement What Needs to Be done “No matter how much experience you have, there’s always something new you can learn and room for improvement.” ~ Roy T. Bennett In life there is always improvements that can be done to different things in order to make them better. I am... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2019 at 2020 Cook, Ben
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A Morning on the Water “This world is but a canvas for our imagination” ~ Henry David Thoreau Nature is beautiful. The true beauty of nature is rarely observable because of the scattered roads, buildings, houses, and people that have manipulated it to become what it is today. It is... Continue reading
Posted Sep 27, 2019 at 2020 Cook, Ben
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Power of Place ”The most I can do for my friend is simply be his friend.” ~ Henry David Thoreau Only few places in your life will ever make a special place. Certain places are special to people; it makes them feel comfortable and at home. I have a place... Continue reading
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