Birds & Bees, Lifestyle

Wait, you said what?!

When Riri said "Talk that talk to me" I don't think this is what she had in mind..

Giveaway/ Contest Winners, Lifestyle

Gift card Giveaway Winners!

Hey guys, I know this post was meant for yesterday but my work schedule is driving me nuts ! The two winners are (insert drumroll)Wordpress blogger BludgersandBroomsticks and Instagram follower Heidi! I will be contacting both shortly to fill there gift card wishes.  Thanks to everyone that participated ! I will definitely be doing another… Continue reading Gift card Giveaway Winners!

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Thank You Dr. Martin

Today during class, Dr. Martin expressed his sadness due to a friend passing away. As a class we discussed some negative events that have recently taken place and a classmate expressed her grief on how one bad thing keeps happening after the other. It caused me to reflect on the events in my life, and… Continue reading Thank You Dr. Martin

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Advice on the Writing Process

In class on March 22nd, Dr. Martin shared with my several classmates and I his writing process. I knew that documenting this would be beneficial to my future papers. It's been about 10 days since I've had this writing process jotted down in my notebook and I've already been able to use this strategy on… Continue reading Advice on the Writing Process

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Google Maps Assignment

Dr. Martin came up with a creative assignment due this week. It's purpose is to better understand ourselves, not only from a scholarly standpoint, but a personal one as well. While working on this assignment, I've learned the basis of my approach to rhetorical analysis and based on my past I tend to approach an… Continue reading Google Maps Assignment

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Brainstorming

During the first week of class we learned the five canons of rhetoric- invention, arrangement, style, memory, and delivery. While brainstorming for my rhetorical analysis paper, I considered these five canons and the important role they each played in the paper writing process. The next major assignment for Dr. Martin's class consists of a four… Continue reading Brainstorming

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Rhetorical Analysis

This past week of classes (really class) we discussed more on the topic of rhetorical analysis, emphasizing it's role in American politics. After three weeks of classes there are many things I have learned for certain about rhetorical analysis and the role it plays in society. Doctor  Martin stated in class that rhetoric is the… Continue reading Rhetorical Analysis

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Back in Session

As  spring session began I found myself in the exact same position I began the fall semester, literally. I was sitting in Dr. Martin's class feeling grateful for having found an English professor that made the lessons interesting and more understandable. This semester he is teaching Rhetoric and Professional Writing, which I am very excited… Continue reading Back in Session

Personal Post

How ‘Off White’ Got It’s Name

Today a new found friend of mine mentioned something in a conversation that really stuck with me. We had been talking about interracial relationships and she mentioned a meeting to help her have the talk with her parents about her interracial relationship with her girlfriend. I was like "Woah." I had never really viewed other people's relationships to their parents… Continue reading How ‘Off White’ Got It’s Name