Monthly Archives: January 2013

The Initial Engagement

Back when I was a soldier, young and lean, I studied the Korean language before being transferred to the Land of the Morning Calm (English translation of the Korean name for Korea).  I studied not only the language, but the … Continue reading

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The Social Worker

What is the purpose of social workers?  Are they there to protect children and elderly? Are they supposed to be helping the homeless?  What exactly is their purpose in society? Wright State University defines social work as “The professional activity … Continue reading

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I Figured It Out!!!

I totally amaze myself on a regular basis and have been known to irritate others on a regular basis too.  But today, while quietly ranting in my head about college, I had an epiphany! I know why American students are … Continue reading

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Clarity Through The Fog

I went out in a thick fog and walked without aim I stopped to listen to the silence of the forest and found myself.

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Is The Bible Written By God or Man?

Yesterday, four friends got into quite a heated debate about The Bible and whether or not it was written by God or man. Some said that it purely God’s word and commandments and the others disagreed and asked for proof … Continue reading

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The Stone

If you read my memories as presented in the post “So You Think You’re Having a Bad Week”, you’ll remember there was a young sergeant who lifted me up when I was down and then passed away.  Today, I wish … Continue reading

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I Need Feedback Please!

Today in Lit class, we watched part of a documentary on Edgar Allan Poe and were instructed to either write how information being provided through the documentary influenced The Cask of Amontillado or how it influenced Poe’s work in the … Continue reading

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The Cask of Amontillado

Today, I read my literature assignment, The Cask of Amontillado, by Edgar Allan Poe.  After I read it, answered the questions in the literature book for the story and then wrote a response to the story, I thought I was … Continue reading

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I Am The Dragon!

I decided to go for a walk in the woods.  As I stepped outside the house, the cold air transformed every exhale into a stream of steam.  I adjusted my face mask in the rear view mirror of my truck … Continue reading

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Who is it?

To a child, you are the boogeyman who lurks beneath the bed or behind the closet door. To a teen, you are the myth of childhood and we are impervious to you. To a young adult, you are put away … Continue reading

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