Thursday, September 20, 2007

This I Believe

1. A link to the essay

2. Author
David Buetow

3. Title

teach a bad dog new tricks

4. One sentence of what the belief is

I believe in the way he lives his life, and I try to emulate him.

5. 2 examples from the story that showed their belief
As my day fills with stress, crowded commutes and endless deadlines, I think of Duncan home alone.
Running through Chicago neighborhoods with Duncan has changed all that. Now when people smile at us, I smile back, and if Duncan stops to say hello I stop and greet them, too.

6. 1 favorite passage
While I struggle to decide what to eat from full cupboards and lament what I don't have, he circles the floor, excitedly anticipating the very same meal, in the very same portion, at the very same time every day

Wednesday, September 5, 2007

Assignment 1

The thing I am most anxious about at Edina High School is meeting new people. I like to have a lot a friends so i have more people to talk to at lunch and in class.Another reason i want to meet new people is i get invited to more events. I really enjoy making new friends.

One goal for myself in my sophomore year is to get good grades. I want to get good grades to make my mom happy. When my mom is happy mean i get more freedom and i am able to enjoy hanging out with friends and going to fun get togethers.