Author: Melanie Palafox

School shootings

The world is becoming a horrible place and all of the murders and suicides happening are scary. But people can’t just forget about all those lives. People put it out there for the first week then they forget about it. We need to talk to each other. Often depressed kids are usually the ones people toss aside. The school shootings are too much; they don’t just hurt the people that are murdered, they hurt people that the shooter may not even know. They destroy families and their futures. They change lives. The people who shoot up schools are a...

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Rosa Parks & Martin Luther King Jr legacy

Rosa Parks was a very hard worker and a well-educated women and what she did was very brave during the time she did what she did. You are probably wondering what she did. For those of you who don’t know her story, she refused to give up her seat on a bus to a white man. She was sitting on the ”blacks only” side but because they were out of seats the bus driver took the liberty to move the sign so that the white man could sit.  Parks was tired after working in a store all day, and she...

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The Pumpkin – a poem for the fall

Oh, greenly and fair in the lands of the sun, The vines of the gourd and the rich melon run, And the rock and the tree and the cottage enfold, With broad leaves all greenness and blossoms all gold, Like that which o’er Nineveh’s prophet once grew, While he waited to know that his warning was true, And longed for the storm-cloud, and listened in vain For the rush of the whirlwind and red fire-rain. On the banks of the Xenil the dark Spanish maiden Comes up with the fruit of the tangled vine laden; And the Creole of...

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Tony Scallo Nov 2014 Thankful To be thankful is to be grateful For another day on this earth But let it not be secluded To only a single day every year Every day you have on this earth is one to be thankful for. Happy...

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chicken lovers

Chicken is an excellent source of protein in the diet. It is naturally low in carbohydrates. Chicken is a good source of Vitamin B3 and Vitamin B6 and is also a good source of minerals including iron. Generally chicken breast meat contains the lowest level of fat, followed by skinless thigh and drumsticks.And don’t forget the chicken wings.Cause my chicken wings are bomb, says my mummy. Combine the olive oil, garlic, chili powder, garlic powder, salt, and pepper in a large, resealable bag; seal and shake to combine. Add the chicken wings; reseal and shake to coat. Cook the wings in the preheated oven 1 hour, or...

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