Half Dome

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  • Hurricane Katrina Impact

    Hurricane Katrina was described as "one of the deadliest hurricanes to ever hit the United States" according to Kim Ann Zimmerman on livescience.com (2012). August 29, 2005 would completely change the lives of thousands of individuals and families in New Orleans, Louisiana due to impact of Hurricane Katrina. This tropical storm was categorized as a category 5 Hurricane due to the fact the damaging winds reached up to 175 miles per hour. Many people were able to evacuate before the storm became…

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  • Ozpin's Short Story: Pokemon Trainer

    Ten days has passed by since then and Ash-well, he was gradually making progress, learning through his mistakes and mixing in some of the lessons he had learned through meditation into his daily routine. Patience was the key to his improvement because his aura couldn’t properly flow through his body under a lot of stress, he finally realizes that. Rather than forcing his aura, he approached the matter with a cool head, reducing the stress and taking deep breaths whenever he felt frustrated.…

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  • Yosemite National Park Essay

    Yosemite National Park was first protected in 1864 and has since been a fascinating landscape that can be observed by people from all over (NPS). The formation of Yosemite Valley has been a natural phenomena for millions of years, formed by some of Earth’s most compelling geological sources. Yosemite has many beautiful granite formations and glacier-carved landscapes that attract everyone from artists to geologists (Huber, 1987). Yosemite Valley was formed by a series of different forces…

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  • Renaissance Art History

    Humanist writers  Baldassare Castiglione is the 1st humanist writer 1528—Wrote “The Courtier”= Renaissance man 101  1500s-1600s: The treatise influences social life in Europe  Pico Della Mirandola (1463-1494) wrote “Dignity of Man” in 1486 Humans are half-holy beings that are able to do the impossible because we are like God  Dante Alighieri wrote, “Divine Comedy” in 1321. The “Divine Comedy” is an allegorical trilogy about a trip through hell, purgatory, and paradise. Political…

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  • 127 Hours

    Frost bitten toes, fingers, and faces wear icicles lay from strong winds forcing their eyes to tear. seal and dog in my opinion wouldn’t really satisfy my taste buds but you would be getting quite a bit of protein,mm mm protein, but i'm pretty sure they would have enjoyed that meal considering what they had. 127 hours in a place where nobody can hear you, all alone in the dark and in the day. Both very life threatening survival stories and luckily survived them, the times when you feel alone, or…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Trip To Yosemite

    Which I got fries and a half pound burger with swiss cheese, avocado, lettuce, and pickles. Then for dessert I got a brownie cookie with icecream on it. Of course when we got out we had to go to the park gift shop so I ended up getting my family a t-shirt and my girlfriend one…

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  • Personal Narrative: A Hot Day Of Eric, Eric And Mike's House

    before. It was about 3:30 and I had gotten home from another dreaded day at school. I got up think “I should get something for a snack”. I headed into my small kitchen it was kind of cold I guess you could say. The kitchen had a wrap around counter well half of one anyway. The sink was scratched up as normal and had only a few dishes which was kind of odd. I strolled over to the fridge and opened it observing what we had. I heard a car door close and practically slammed the fridge door closed. I…

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  • St. Gall And Cistercian Abbey

    transeptless nave which leads up to a simple semi-circular apse. It has diaphragm arches grouping the alternating bays, with wooden trusses acting as support for the roof. It also has a façade which is particularly interesting. It includes arches, Corinthian half-columns and pilasters as well as a gable which defines the roof of the nave. The façade is also decorated by marble…

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  • Abby Kelley And The Second Great Awakening

    Journal Entry Eleven: The Market Revolution, What I learn about the American system of manufactures. I learned that it was the mass production of interchangeable parts which would help to rapidly build and standardized product used in everyday life. That the revolution helped changed the concept of time and clocks became part of daily life with work and leisure time came to be clearly defined. That during this time frame textile mills relied largely of female and child labor. That 4 million…

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  • Veterinary Clinic Research Paper

    She said it was like scaling Half Dome, completing the Mojave Death Race, and winning a pot at the World Series of Poker—all at the same time.” (Tom McFerson, veterinarybusiness.dvm360.com) The requirements to open a veterinarian clinic include a veterinarian license evaluated by the…

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