Burt Reynolds

Sort By:
Decent Essays
Good Essays
Better Essays
Amazing Essays
Best Essays
    Page 1 of 4 - About 39 Essays
  • Good Essays

    My father started to come home later each night. First it was eight, then eleven, midnight, and eventually I wouldn’t even see him until the next morning. I would call him to see where he was, and the response I would get was “I have one more customer I need to sell a car to, I’ll be home soon. I love you, baby girl.” And of course I believed him and went about my business. But at that moment I didn’t realize that soon would mean the next day when I’m watching Rocket Power and eating my Frosted Flakes. It really sucked because before he used to help me do my math homework at night and after play a round of NASCAR on the PlayStation. As a result, I was stuck watching the Lifetime channel or The Oprah Show with my mom every night. I never really realized how boring that lady was until I had to watch her every day. Don’t get me wrong, she is an amazing person, but for a seven year old playing a video game would be way more entertaining. But in the end I had to suck it up I didn’t have the option because my father was at work. Sometimes I wondered if he was even really at work. Because most people don’t go out to buy a car at eleven o’clock at night, right? But I didn’t question it; I stayed in a child’s place like my mother always told me. It really didn’t start to take a toll on me until the frequent father/daughter trips stopped happening. For example, every summer we would go to Virginia Beach for a weekend. We would always have the hotels with the waterslide…

    • 1223 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    All throughout life everyone experiences difficult situations that help mold them as people. People have to go through hard and sad times to become stronger and develop as a person. The toughest thing I have ever faced was losing my best friend Dylan. He was like a brother to me, and sadly he passed from a drug overdose. That one life changing event did so much for me as person. For the first time, I had actually lost someone I was close to and loved. This was undoubtedly the hardest situation I…

    • 803 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    My “Bestfriend” “ So you won’t talk to me?” I asked him. He smiled down at the floor and nodded his head. He took a seat a couple of seats away from me. Whoever knew that a school bus could be a start of a friendship? I definitely did not, but this is how it all started. On August 11th, 2011, I became best friends with a special person. His name was William. He had been there before for me whenever my silly young age relationship ended. Then, Unexpectedly in sixth grade I started…

    • 1326 Words
    • 6 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    Before we even arrive at college, the only thing on most peoples’ minds is finding a roommate. Countless hours are spent on Facebook and other social media talking to and trying to find someone suitable to live with. This is a good idea, however the social media barrier allows for lies to be told. Someone we thought was exactly like us, could in reality be nothing like us. Most of these lies do not come out until we are actually living with this person. Roommates are one of the most important…

    • 762 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    Essay About Ice Cream

    • 1333 Words
    • 6 Pages

    It was early September, so early that school hadn’t started yet. I received a text from a family friend, telling me he was on his way to come pick me up. Earlier in the week, I had a falling out with a friend, and I really needed someone to talk to. I texted TJ, asking if we could do something, to get my mind off of everything. He happily obliged and offered to take me to ice cream on Wednesday. When he pulled into the driveway, my heart leaped to my throat. I was finally going to have to come…

    • 1333 Words
    • 6 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    The Chronicles of a plus Size Model Have you ever felt like you never fit in, and even though you know that you don’t fit in your satisfied by yourself. Well that's how Celeste Harris felt about her and her weight and to top things off her aunt signed her up for a plus size teen pageant. In Erin Dionne’s story Models don’t eat chocolate Cookies, thirteen-year-old Celeste Harris is entered in a modeling contest by her not so friendly aunt,who signed her up without her permission. But not just…

    • 708 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    Class of 2020, The transition from high school to college may be difficult for some college students. The struggles of living alone, cleaning up after yourself, and staying on top of school work and studying can be challenging. Over time the transition does get easier. Staying on top of school work and studying in advance does pay off. Throughout my first semester of college, I realized that I had a lot of extra time on my hands, so I decide to get involved in campus life. I joined the Kappa…

    • 1167 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    Some friends never change, and others do; but it’s the friends that change us that matter. Some memories never leave us, and some are as easily forgotten as the last time we blinked. The summer of 2010 holds some of my most painful and fun memories and it is surely a time that changed me and all of my friends. My friend Michael now knows that he changed that summer, but what he does not know is just how much he changed all of us. Like most summers do, it all started at the end of school, the…

    • 824 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Better Essays

    We have all been trapped at one point or another in our lives. Whether it is emotionally, physically or mentally trapped, we have all been there. Within the novel Never Let Me Go, by Kazuo Ishiguro, we find quite a few people, or should I say clones, who are trapped, but do not realize they are. The clones within this novel are not fairly treated nor do they even have a chance at their own lives. They are just a part of one big experiment that humans are testing out, but even along the way they…

    • 1527 Words
    • 7 Pages
    Better Essays
  • Good Essays

    Melissa Manning Mrs. Hartley ENG 1113-VA November 4, 2016 Definition Essay What Does Marriage Mean Marriage is legalizing what we already have, a partnership between two people who are best friends, lovers, and confidants who support each other no matter what. It is building a family and a home with the person you love, waking up next to them every morning and going to bed with them every night. Having a best friend for the rest of your life. Having someone to share life’s trivial day to day…

    • 990 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Previous
    Page 1 2 3 4