Houston Astros

    Page 1 of 6 - About 52 Essays
  • I Learned To Study Mathematics Using Only Japanese In School

    apparently, they thought I was at a different Starbucks. Eventually, I went home by Uber. Speaking of Uber, whenever the drivers of Uber call me and try to tell me their locations over the phone, it 's hard to understand too. When I had to go back home from the baseball stadium (Minute Maid Park) alone, the driver told me to come in front of a shop. But I had no idea where it was. Apparently, he did not understand what I said either. So I walked relying on the GPS of my phone. At that time, my phone battery was running out, so I was super relieved when I spotted the driver. In the car, he asked me how the game was. But I didn 't know English baseball jargon so it was really frustrating that I couldn 't tell him how exciting it was! (Houston Astros won by back-to-back homers in the bottom of 9th inning.) But he was listening to the radio so he knew about it already. I guess he knew how I felt. The traffic was busy after the game, so we talked a lot about Japan and America. Since I learned economics and politics words for English examinations, it was not very difficult to understand him when he talks about employment, politics etc. It is weird considering the fact that I struggled to talk about baseball. (My techniques to improve my English, assignment question) When I 'm in Japan, I listen to the NHK World Radio news every day. The announcers speak very clearly, so it is easy to understand even though the words used are difficult at times. That 's another reason why I…

    Words: 946 - Pages: 4
  • The Steroid Era

    In today’s day and age of baseball, we are all living in the so called, Steroid Era. It is named the Steroid Era because players over the last two decades have been caught using performance enhancers, which has become the latest major problem in the MLB. Performance enhancing drugs, which are commonly known as PED’s, means basically what it states; it enhances a player’s performance on the field. Over the last few years, members of the BBWAA have not voted in players that have been caught using…

    Words: 1146 - Pages: 5
  • Construction Science Personal Statement

    I was dead set on the University of Houston all of high school, but working with my dad I was exposed to many people with degrees in my desired area of study. The superintendents that I would speak all spoke inspiring words that I are a big reason why I am at this point. My views on the University of Houston soon changed when I noticed that all of the superintendents I knew went to Texas A&M University. I began to do some research and saw than A&M was one of the best in Texas to attend. However,…

    Words: 768 - Pages: 4
  • Compare And Contrast Your Hometown

    Have you ever compared your hometown with any of the other cities that you may have ever been to? If not, than what things can you think about that are similar and different in your hometown and other city you are comparing with? In the same way I am going to compare my hometown with the city where I am living currently. These cities are different and similar form each other in various ways but there are three main factors that distinguish Houston from my hometown (Lahore) such as, costs of…

    Words: 702 - Pages: 3
  • Why I Choose Texas

    from there branching off into cities. I have had the great fortune of living in Texas first. Texas is the state that I have lived in the longest out of the three. The first small city that I lived in is known as Portland Texas. I lived there from birth to age nine. Portland is the farthest city south that I have lived in, being just off the Gulf of Mexico. The second city I lived in had been the Woodlands Texas. I moved to the woodland at the age of nine and stayed till the age of eleven. The…

    Words: 727 - Pages: 3
  • Comparing The Sub-Indexes Of World Cities

    Our world, once divided by the vastness of its oceans, has become connected more so than ever through globalization. International transport, communication, and commerce are results of this development. While globalization has its benefits, it instills regional and global competition between cities. Some cities have flourished, becoming world cities. Others struggle to maintain or catch up. To better understand this sense of competition, indexes have conceptualized universal characteristics of…

    Words: 1008 - Pages: 5
  • Homebound Seniors: A Case Study

    I am as of now satisfying my enthusiasm as Texas Southern University (TSU) social work intern at Interfaith Ministries Greater Houston – Meals on Wheels (MOW) which is located on 3303 Main St. Houston TX. 77002. “In 1955, the Houston Council of Churches dispatched Interfaith Ministries (IM) ancestor association, the Church Welfare Bureau, to sort out the Protestant group to clergyman to those in need. In 1964, the Bureau was revamped as Protestant Charities, a gathering that was joined and…

    Words: 1176 - Pages: 5
  • Personal Narrative: After Hurricane Katrina

    Hurricane Katrina not only left the entire city underwater, it left thousands of people homeless, displaced, or dead. As I sat alone in my room watching the documentary, America’s Deadliest Storm, I could not help but think of how Katrina affected me. At the time, I was just eight years old and beginning the fourth grade. Looking back, I had no idea that this storm would be a life changing event. The documentary details the days leading up to the landfall of the hurricane in New Orleans;…

    Words: 1042 - Pages: 4
  • Ben E. Keith Foods Business Analysis

    Keith both have centers in Houston Texas. Sysco’s headquarter are located in Houston. This gives them a greater advantage in the area. They are well known in the Houston area and their distributions centers are located around the United States. Sysco is currently generating sales of $46 billion. Ben E. Keith is only generating $3.4 Billion. Performance food group is also a very strong competitor for Ben E. Keith. They also operate in the southern area of the United States. Performance food group…

    Words: 883 - Pages: 4
  • Change And Symbolism In Anton Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard

    In Anton Chekhov's 1904 play The Cherry Orchard, a Russian family who is used to a life of riches begin to experience the hardships of poverty. Due to an extreme amount of carelessness and selfishness, the mother of the estate Lyubov Andreevna Ranvskaya loses the funds that have been allowing her to keep her family in a comfortable position financially. Throughout the play, Chekhov uses many items to represent symbolism, such as the cherry orchard itself to represent the golden age of…

    Words: 1616 - Pages: 7
  • Previous
    Page 1 2 3 4 5 6

Related Topics:

Popular Topics: