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Rogers Will Rogers
533 wordsWill Rogers (1879-1935) Will Rogers is one of Americas great folk heroes. He was born on November 4, 1879, in Oologah, Indian Territory (now Claremore Oklahoma). His full name is William Penn Adair Rogers. He was # 2340 on the official Cherokee roll. He was named for one of the most revered Cherokees Col. William Penn Adair (hence his name). Will often joked, My parents didnt come over on the Mayflower, but they met the boat. He married Miss Betty Blake in 1908, and they had four children. He gr...
868 wordsSt. Stanislas KostkaBorn at Rostkovo near Prasnysz, Poland, about October 28, 1550; died at Rome during the night of 14-15 August, 1568. He entered the Society of Jesus at Rome, October 28, 1567, and is said to have foretold his death a few days before it occurred. His father, John Kosta, was a senator of the Kingdom of Poland and Lord of Zakroczym; his mother was Margaret de Drobniy Kryska, the sister and niece of the Dukes Palatine of Maso via and the aunt of the celebrated Chancellor of Polan...
486 wordsChad "The Bahamas", it was a trip of a lifetime. I went there with my girlfriend and a couple of other friends. We were all nervous because it was the first time any of us have flown. We finally got a chance to start boarding, after we arrived at the airport five hours early. Before boarding, we had to show the airport attendants our birth certificate. When I went to show them my birth certificate, they wouldn't let me board because mine was a copy and not the original. Luckily, after waiting fo...
Your Room For Twenty Fours Hours
988 wordsTeen Alcatraz It was the year 1999, I was a reckless little 13 year old. I had been in and out of foster care for years. I had been adopted at 7 years old by a senile 50 year old single woman. She treated my foster siblings and I like we were trash. She was basically the wicked witch from the west. She used us and abused us; she treated us like her personal slaves. I had decided that I could not go on living like this, and I was running away and I would never return that house again. One cold ni...
Skiers Up A Slope
411 wordsAlpine skiing derives its name from the mountain range, The Alps in Europe, where the sport developed in the late 1800's as a means of moving down snow-covered slopes. Skiing spread to other parts of the world and is now done primarily at ski resorts on specially cut trails. The most common lift in North America is the chairlift, which is a series of seats suspended from a motor-driven cable that pulls the seats up the mountain. Various surface lifts which pull skiers up the hill while they rema...
Finance Department And The Payroll Office
902 wordsBABY ON BOARD BEAUTY PRODUCTS Memorandum To: Bob Stevens, CEO From: John Writer, Finance Chairman Date: May 22, 1998 Subject: Progress report on the project I was given to help Payroll keep more specific hours for employees I am writing this progress report on the project that I began on May 11th. To refresh your memory, the project is to help keep accurate records of employee hours and cut down on time in the Payroll office by computerizing the way the checks are calculated and printed. This re...
Solar Calendars Of Ancient Times
1,859 wordsKara Byers 1 CH tutor: Dr. Gerard Mccarran Our View of the Universe It took several thousand years to establish a satisfactory calendar. Even in this century not all the countries in Europe kept the same calendar. Why was it so difficult Do we really need an accurate means of recording civil time Astronomy originated earlier in human history than the other natural sciences. In the earliest civilisations, the divine or occult was used to explain the movement of the stars and the Sun: the Aztecs, ...
12 H Shift
1,436 wordsShift work and its impact on organizations and individuals can be discussed from several approaches. Due to the limited extent of this work I want to summarize and discuss the importance of attributes of 12-hour shifts in the mining industry under social, psychological, physiological and performance aspects. Of these attributes, the first three are more important for the employees. Social attributes include domestic life and social life. A longer period of leisure time allows workers to go home,...
460 wordsIn life, everything comes with a price tag. It does not have to necessarily be of monetary value, but it may cost time, energy, or unnecessary frustration and stress. I learned it the hard way... when I encountered one of those famous", starting your day off on the wrong foot", days. To say the least, I learned a lot about myself that day. Martin Luther King once said", The strength of a man's character is not in the quiet times of rest, but character comes from the heated trials of adversity". ...
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