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    When I woke up I heard the sound of wheels running over linoleum flooring. I opened my eyes and saw a cart being pushed by a woman wearing minnie mouse scrubs. Why is she wearing that? I thought. I could feel the effects of the anesthetic lingering in my body. That was when I remembered I had just come out of surgery to correct my bladder. The nurse looked at me with a smile on her face, “How are you feeling sweetie? I have a toy for you to choose.” I looked towards the cart and saw the pleasurable items. I saw a stuffed toy and immediately thought of Jessie, my teddy bear, I didn’t want to offend him so I chose the Rainbow slinky. This was my very first memory. Ever since it has felt like I’ve been prone to getting hurt. Not many years later I was in my bathroom banging on the 6’ by 5’ mirror that hung across the sink. Not too long after I started, I stopped with shattered glass all around. My mom was in the bathroom with the door closed. Once she heard the loud…

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    kind of prints they would like to create. Day 3-4: Art Production Part 1 1st Sketch out your design on paper and then transfer it to tracing paper. Next flip the traced image over and trace it on the Linoleum sheet. Then place the linoleum sheet on a wooden plate (the plate is used to steady the linoleum and to prevent injury to your fingers). Students will decide what areas of their design they want to be positive or negative. Using the carving tools, students will cut away the areas…

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    The experts at Surplus Warehouse will help you find building supplies, including lumber, that comes from sustainably managed forests where the focus is on regeneration and biodiversity. Surplus Warehouse also offers an extensive selection of tile and linoleum floors. For your next home improvement project, think about making a colorful floor from recycled glass tiles or using natural linoleum floors that are hypoallergenic and biodegradable. When you’re ready to tackle your next home…

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    mastery of subtle gradation and his “quadrant” style of breaking down an image into its basic components. Alex Reduction Block, 1993 had a multitude of setbacks and showcases Close’s ability to problems solve and make the most out of what other artists would see as failure. The project started out as one might expect from Chuck Close, with a photograph. This portrait of Alex Katz was to be turned into a reduction block print wherein layers of the image are carved out of linoleum and printed,…

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    improvement. “... Maybe some thick branches… and plenty of leaves to hide the mistakes” (Anderson 32). The leaves represent the incident and how hard Melinda has been trying to hide them. By hiding herself, Melinda escapes her reality that's become a nightmare. Melinda felt dreadful in the beginning of the novel, however, later on Melinda starts to slowly show signs of improvement. In the middle of the novel, Melinda was feeling distressed and angst. Melinda was greatly distressed during this…

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    One day in art class, Melinda imagines a strong ancient oak tree, covered with thousand of leaves. Trying to make her tree match the one she imagined, she tries again. When she tries to carve it into her linoleum block, it only appears dead. Melinda thinks to herself, “It looks like a dead tree, toothpicks, a child’s drawing. I can’t bring it to life. I’d love to give it up” (78), which shows that even though she wants to give up on it, she does not; instead, she sticks with it. Melinda realizes…

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    Epilogue To Tom's Home

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    For Booker, the walk up to the second-floor apartment took a thousand lifetimes. Making sure to stay a few steps behind, he watched in silence as Tom shuffled haltingly in his bare feet along the worn linoleum floors, a light cotton blanket held securely around his hunched shoulders, shielding his body from view. When they finally reached Tom's residence, Booker turned the key in the lock and pushed open the door. No light shone through the curtained windows, the week-long dereliction casting…

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    Fat Intake Reflection

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    consumed that day came from saturated fats, hence I did manage to stay within the frame recommended. Did your intake of the two essential fatty acids meet the DRIs for those nutrients? Unfortunately, my intake of the two essential fatty acids did not meet the DRI recommended for these nutrients. For the PFA 18:2, linoleic fatty acid the DRI was 12 grams and my actual intake was of 7.23 grams which was 60% of my daily intake. Furthermore, for the PFA 18:3, linolenic the DRI was 1.1 grams and…

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    Esperanza does not want to inherit her grandmother’s place by the window in house on Mango Street because her largest desire in life is to purchase a nice house, on a better street in a more respected neighborhood. The entire is story has very Marxism feel to it. As Esperanza tells her story she gives many examples of the belonging to lower class family living in a lower class neighborhood. The fact her family did not own a car. The manner she made it a point to disclose which of her neighbors…

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    The sliding sash windows were introduced into England in the 1670’s; early versions often had one fixed and one sliding sash, and were written off as by thick glazing bars separating up to two dozen small lights (panes) in each sash. The basic motorized outline of the sash window has hardly changed since its introduction. Many Victorian windows were built-in with internal shutters of the panelled timber that crumpled back into spaces at either side of the window or within the profundity of the…

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