The Ultimate “Sugar” Daddy Johnny “Sugar” Dilla was the most organized candy dealer at Challenger Middle School. He could persuade anyone into buying candy. “The first one’s on me,” he’ll say, “and the seconds half off.” How could anyone refuse? This was an unbeatable offer, or so it seemed. After having a taste of his sweet candy, you’ll be hooked for life. Each day he came to school wearing a large trench coat (Matrix...
Vietnam and Enlisting in the Army Introduction My name is Jack Andrews and I still live with my parents, Robert and Marie Andrews, in Colorado Springs, Colorado. I have one brother named John Andrews, and he is married and is living in California. These past few months my dad has been trying to persuade me to join the Army, like John did. I have given it some serious thought, and I am really thinking about joining. After all, I will get in better shape and it will be fun shooting...
A love-sick psychiatry patient is told by his doctor that love is like a vending machine. Unable to comprehend this philosophy, he approaches a vending machine to see if it could be true, but will love blossom? SCENE 1 INT. PSYCHIATRISTS OFFICE. 29 YEAR OLD CHRIS IS MEETING WITH HIS PSYCHIATRIST. BOTH ARE DRESSED SMARTLY. THE PSYCHIATRIST IS SAT BEHIND HIS DESK, OPPOSITE HIS PATIENT. Psychiatrist Don’t worry, we all have these anxieties from time to time. It’s human...
This is for my special brother like whom their can be no other... when the first time we talked it gave peace to me i very well knew you would be always there for me .. the way we began was as common as any new piece of strand ... who knew it would turn into such a beautiful alliance with me being always on your reliance... you have always made me cherish and made my pains perish ... hey brother i salute you for this its the best gift a brother could give .... i can never forget may 8th ...
Human Joys of Food Worries flutter away as if suddenly released from lifelong captivity. Taste buds scream with bliss and bend down on their knees to beg for just a little more. An involuntary moan of satisfaction seeks its way from the mouth as another flavorful bite gets stuffed in. Nothing seems to calm, ease and please more than food. So I wonder, could it be the cure for the sickness of life? After a long day at school and hours of grueling work have worn your day and your energy has...
ON DEATHS DOOR The drip, drip, drip splashed crimson on the ground and it was just about then that she let out a terrifying scream. She had seen a reflection of a black hooded figure rising behind her. She stood there frozen in fear. The figure was starting to lift something behind her, she quickly swung around to see the figures face, but it had vanished. She kept telling herself that she was just seeing things or it was a reflection of something else, so she decided to go wash her face...
Family Letters Dear Jordan, Hey, this is your roommate. You remember my last trip to Vegas a week ago? Yeah, well, I kind of got in over my head a little bit. I swear to you Jordan. I was up $500 at the blackjack table. Then out of nowhere I was losing all of my money. I had to hitchhike back Lubbock man. So, I am simply asking you for a mere $300 to get me back on my feet for the semester. I’m getting a job as soon as I can, and I’m going to work at least twenty hours a...
Russian Talk Show Two days ago I watched a talk show called “Vzgliad” (a look at something) on a Russian satellite program. This talk show is usually about political issues. The invited expert was Aung San Suu Ki, the Nobel Prize winner of the world for 1991 and the leader of democratic movement of Burma (Myanma), a country between Thailand and India. The topic of the show was “Forms and methods of educating to basic principles of democracy.” The show...
Personal Reflection on The Diary of Anne Frank Anne Frank was a young girl who had gone through enough grief to crush most spirits, but somehow she refused to let the Nazis win. I think it’s amazing she managed to write so well with all the things going on around her. This article is about my thoughts about her writing style. I really do not know how she learned to write so well, she diffidently had a gift. Her descriptions were so in depth and her way of expressing her self was...
IB Creative Essay: Short Story In Yukio Mishima's The Sailor Who Fell From Grace From the Sea, the contrasting motifs of sea and earth are used to strengthen the main character's (Ryuji) own internal Dionysian v. Appollonian conflict. The sea, with its boundless beauty, lures him toward the spirit of grand adventure. The land offers the stability (as well as spiritual stagnation) of family life. Ryuji's tragic death after forsaking his life of adventure on the high seas for the fatuous...