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Another set of student essays. This time, on Integrity:
I think integrity is practicing you hardest and doing the moves the correct way. It is about not fighting with or being mean to my brother even if mommy and daddy are not watching.
It is also about doing what the teacher says, like standing quietly in line when the teacher is helping someone else.
Helping others when you say you are going to help is also a way to show integrity.
“The roads were uneven and bumpy, so we could not read the local guide book during the bus ride to the resort. Because of this, we were unaware of many things that would have made our holiday more fun.”
Okay, I just don't know what to say about this.
Anyway, I wanted to relate this to how reading has always been one of my enjoyments. I think one of the best jobs I could have would be one where I did nothing but read books. Maybe for review (which I do for free…Continue
"True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it be lost."
- Charles Caleb Colton
I often think of the friends I've made throughout the years. Those in high school, some of whom I see either annually or every five years. Those in college, most of those I've never seen since graduation. Those in the workplace, through my association in the American Taekwondo Association, through…Continue
“We went on holiday to Spain and had a problem with the taxi drivers as they were all Spanish.”
Uh-huh. Really? Well, before I get into my main topic, may I dip a toe into the social/political arena? Some people wonder why Americans won't easily accommodate Spanish speaking people when the majority of Americans speak English. The above quote shows the absurdity of some people but makes a point – if we're to speak Spanish to accommodate Spanish speaking people, then…Continue