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  • Personal Narrative-A Life Of Little Bets

    A life of “little bets” As I brainstormed to determine the feedback direction for Module 1, a single thought kept creeping in my head: “Wow, this was like when I did blank”. I have to admit, = my entire life has been a series of “Little Bets”, even prior to my birth. This may sound odd, but truly I have a life that is stranger than fiction;the following will entail how my life, Rebecca Anniversary Merry-Pruss has been a trail of “little bets”. I remember my mother telling me about her pregnancy with me, I think it was her way of providing subliminal messages to me that I would never fit perfectly into any stereo typical little box. I was her third, and last child. Having two older siblings and she was a recent divorcee working two jobs and my siblings were in daycare. Unfortunately she dubbed my older brother the plague carrier since he kept bringing illnesses home. Before her 3rd term with me she had come down with the chickenpox, measles, and the mumps. Her doctor tried to convince her to have a late term abortion; he was sure the child she would give birth to would have little chance of survival and would have mental and/or physical deformities. My mother never went back to that doctor. I was born with two physical ailments; a weak immunity (that strengthened by the time I was 3 years old), and a deformed foot. My foot latterly was twisted upside down at the ankle. The doctor’s wanted to break my leg in three places in order to correct it, but it would mean I would…

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  • Case Study Of Mccormick-Stillman Railroad Park

    Parks are our saving grace for spending time with our families as it draws us out from the technological atmosphere to a more humane atmosphere that creates meaningful memories of the time spent at the park with our families. McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park is the perfect place to find new memories for families. McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park was founded by the McCormicks in 1975 under the premise that it would be used for as a place for all to enjoy (History | McCormick-Stillman Railroad…

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  • Playground Negotiation Case

    one from the volunteer involvement and the other in support of the Parks and Recreation Department both groups make up the Ithaca Special Projects Task Force. They have both been elected to decide on whether to fund a playground for the neighborhood. Whether they decide to build a playground or not, this task force is responsible of whether to fund the playground or choose a later project to fund in the future. The Parks and Recreation Department and elected officials of community involvement…

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  • Wishart Pull Factors

    keep their eye on their children while they are playing, keeping the safety factor about the park. Close to these features are a BBQ stove where you can prepare a nice outdoor meal with your friends and family, which helps bring the bonds between the community together. There’s also a half-court for basketball for the residents to appreciate. There’s also a nice lawn for residents to play sport. Other recreational facilities are also available for Mansfield Resident's usage, with around 13…

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  • Short Summary: Belrose And The Rainforest

    Belrose Summary Belrose is known locally as The Forest because of its lush greenery and proximity to two national parks and leafy landscape. The centre of Sydney is a mere 19 kilometres away, making the work or play commute easy by vehicle or bus. When the locals aren’t working in the city, they are spending time with their families in one of the lush parks or playgrounds. Local retirees love this pristine little paradise where they can relax, enjoy retirement, play golf, and watch the local…

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  • Edwardsville Case Study

    Edwardsville will provide locals with two new water features this summer, a community pool and “spray and play park.” These two projects happened separately, but combined they will give people two new ways to cool off during the heat of summer. Community pool In the fall of 2015, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville reached out to Edwardsville Mayor Hal Patton about the city’s interest in taking over Cougar Lake Pool. The outdoor pool, located at 88 Recreation Drive at SIU Edwardsville,…

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  • Padan Park Research Paper

    Padan Park Padan Park, in Vacaville, California, is a park that offers a little something to a variety of age groups. Children under the age of two along with older children will find an area to perform activities. In fact, it is through these activities, the child is learning different skills and these skills would be accompanied with structural changes in the brain (Leversen, Haga, & Sigmundsson, 2012). The activities range from developmentally challenged children under the age of two and…

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  • Eureka 2 Project

    The Eureka 2 Project, was a community and volunteer constructed playground supported by Denton Parks and Rec. Their goal was to build a new park on the original site in South Lake, it is to be approximately 2.500 square feet and all brand new to meet Consumer Product Safety Commission and the American Society for Testing and Materials. The population it will serve is the whole community, it will even be accessible to children with special needs. The construction will also be different than the…

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  • Tout Le Temps Research Paper

    Within these public spaces, there are many sculptures and statues to display some of the culture that is rooted deep into the foundations of Tout le Temps. Some of these sculptures are more ancient and some are more futuristic and newer. These sculptures give a sense of appeal to people walking and taking strolls through the parks and squares. Many of the parks have employed nature as a way to give a new design. For example, some of the parks have interesting shapes that are formed by grass and…

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  • The Practicums: A Career In A Profession

    be at peace with one another and enjoy life to each their own and live and embody community ideals because people can’t do it alone. The idea of helping others and servant leadership has something that sprouted naturally and completely organic and I don’t have to try to care about others and most of the time I have to pretend that I don’t care so I don’t feel everything for everyone because that’s exhausting. At Deception Pass State Park, a Park Ranger showed up and answered a few questions and…

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