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    Jackson Hole, Wyoming, is a vacationer's paradise. With close proximity to Yellow National Park and the Grand Teton National Park, there's plenty to do with spectacular scenery. If you're looking for an adventure, consider kayaking at Jackson Hole. Flowing from the mountain ranges and nearby canyons, Jackson Hole waters are the perfect location for kayaking. Beginner kayakers will enjoy the tranquil water that Shoshone Lake offers. An advantage to beginning on this lake is that no motorized watercraft is allowed, keeping the water calm. This lake is great for practicing basic strokes, edging and balancing. A leisurely kayak trip will allow you to enjoy the wildflowers and wildlife which include elk, moose and bald eagles. Intermediate kayakers will enjoy the upper mile of Shoshone Lake where the water is rapid. Another favorite location for intermediate and advanced paddlers is the…

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    It happened when I was taking a photo of the purple sky and two stretching lakes across the Bonney Pass in the Teton Mountains. I suddenly knew that this wonderful place had transformed me into a better person and a more confident woman. It took some courage to get to that place. Many months before, I had some fear and reluctance when submitting a lengthy application for a counsellor job at the Teton Valley Ranch Camp in Dubois, Wyoming. My stomach had that sinking feeling that I would be…

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    There are historical landmarks and attractions visitors can see while passing through Cheyenne on their way to other destinations in Wyoming such as Yellowstone and the Grand Teton National Parks. One of the highlighted attractions is Frontier Days; this is a well-known event that lasts ten days each year that increases the economy and social life of the community (Cheyenne City, 2018). Notable landmarks in Cheyenne are F.E. Warren Air Force Base, one of the nation’s oldest air force bases; The…

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    Henry Jackson Biography

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    In February 1872 Mollie died giving birth to a daughter who lived only briefly. That summer Jackson was with Hayden again, this time in newly created Yellowstone National Park and in the Teton Mountains. (Jenkins, 2001) For seven years, Jackson and Hayden worked together as a team surveying and documenting the secrets of Western America, but when he published his most famous image, the Mount of the Holy Cross, the photo became popular and graced homes all over America. “For years, stories…

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    My grandmother, Carol Gondringer, was 25 years old in 1968. 48 years ago was a very different it was very inexpensive back then the gas prices were low, and the motels were only a few bucks which made it an idle time to have a road trip. My grandma and her four friends Ruthie, Bonnie, Cathy, and Carol decided that they wanted to go on a road trip when they would meet up to discuss topics. They decided they wanted to go to the Grand Canyon because my grandma’s grandma had been there before and…

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    In most cases, people have the freedom of choice in their lives. and there are bountiful different obstacles that people have to overcome. In both Reginald Rose’s, Twelve Angry Men and Harper Lee’s, To Kill A Mockingbird, there were man vs society conflicts that brought many people to their breaking points. Both books had a strong emphasis on discrimination and prejudice. In Twelve Angry Men the jury was against the defendant for racist reasons just like the town was against Tom Robinson in the…

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    My Observation Of School

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    Part I - The Community and School Culture My school of choice to do my observation is Lorenzo de Zavala Elementary Science Environmental Academy located in Grand Prairie south of Interstate 20. Zavala sets on a land adjusted to Jackson Middle School. The school is directly impacted by residential houses and an open field. In the back of Zavala there is a garden and a greenhouse. Next to the garden there is a gated play area that has a basketball court for the public and remains open daily…

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    Diageo Case Study

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    1. What do you think about the capital structure policies Diageo has pursued in the past. Do they make sense? How does it compare to Diageo’s competitors’ policies? Which competitors would make for the best comparison? (40%) Diageo was formed from the merger of Grand Metropolitan plc and Guinness plc. Before the merge, both companies used little debt (based on the book D/E ratio and net debt to total capital in the table below) to finance themselves which helped them gain and maintain high…

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    Maserati Ghibli Vietnam (Review) Highlights: Maserati has been serving worldwide through the cars it produces in various segments like sports, luxury, SUV (Grand Tourer, Saloon and Sports Car) etc. The mission of this brand has always been to build ultra-luxury cars with a chunk of Italian style. Ghibli debuted for the first time in the year 1966 and was tagged on the 9th position on the list of Top Sports Cars of the 1960s, by American magazine 'Sports Car International '. With a glorious…

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    Kate Chopin, in her short story The Awakening, vividly describes the timeline of Edna from her immediate arrival in New Orleans, to the beginnings of her culture shock and awakening, to her tragic suicide. Upon her arrival to Grand Isle Resort in New Orleans she meets Robert and Madame Ratignolle, both of whom take her breath away, or as the book puts it “left her stunned in amazement”. Compared to her life growing up in the slower small towns of Kentucky, the upbeat large city of New Orleans…

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