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IMHO #2

The San Francisco 49ers changed their head coach and general manager prior to the 2011-2012 season. In my humble opinion, the successful result of the new acquisitions last season has lead to something more more exciting for 49er fans… a changed culture.  Continue Reading »

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Similes and Metaphors

Simile

The puppy was bound by his harness like a criminal who had been handcuffed by the police.

Her awkwardly nervous laugh filled the room like crickets after a poor joke.

Metaphor

Tiffani was a gargoyle, perched on the edge of the wall and motionless.

The trees were a canopy, casting a cooling shadow over the busy walk way.

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Japanese Memorial

My class took a trip to visit the Japanese Internment Memorial located in downtown San Jose. The internment of the Japanese is not a new subject to me, but seeing the memorial was a first time for me. The images on the memorial came to life and made the shadowed American memory come to life like I had never before seen.  Continue Reading »

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Fish out of WATER

When in high school I attended at 10 day trip to the south to learn about the Civil Rights era. I definitely felt a bit out of place in the area because I learned so much about so many racial prejudices that were committed by people who have the same skin color as me. Although I have never been a person to see other people by the color of their skin, it was strange for me to feel like an enemy for the crimes committed by people who look similar to myself.  Continue Reading »

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In My Humble Opinion…

College basketball players should have to play a minimum of two years at the college level before entering themselves in the NBA and forfeiting their college careers. NBA players don’t have the luxury of a long and steady career so having a back-up plan is a necessity for someone hoping to enter the league.  Continue Reading »

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Word #9

1. Picaresque

2. His specialty was the picaresque novel, which took the hero on a wild ride. 

3. of or relating to rogues and rascals.

4. My picaresque group of friends and I commonly roam the streets of San Francisco intoxicated.