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Forgiveness

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I made this video for my literature project about racial identity, adversity, immigration to America, black power and more. My project was based off the book The Color of Water by James McBride.

My Spoken Word Poem: Forgiveness

“How long will you go here and there, O faithless daughter?” Believe in me and all problems shall be baptized away and make reconciliation possible. There is a plague that has been cured. No more nightmares to be feared. No more chains to beard freedom’s longing tears. You found healing from this hurting; a lifelong journey to discover you were your own antidote. With every tear that poured from the gashes that had been dug decades before redemption and with your two hands by the grace of God came the solution.  The solution you passed down to your off-spring and down to their offspring. No more pep talks about how to survive being black in America. The Jim Crow that clothed the bald eagle will no longer haunt the land of the free and brave. White America finally understands that a nation divided could not stand together. The white hooded boa’s that constrictor a noose around God’s oppressed people no long reigned torment. The declaration will state “all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are LIFE, LIBERTY and the pursuit of happiness” will pour down gold drops from the heavens and release us from centuries of anguish. We will no longer be considered property. Finally, this statement will ring gospel.  Liberation has become the remedy so we’re gonna heal. ”And if we’re gonna heal that it be glorious!”

Behind Forgiveness

My sources: The bible, lemonade, my brain and the Declaration of Independence

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Poetry Confession No. 4

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Where I’m From

I am from the sunshine, clear blue skies, green humidity swampy glades of fishy mush. I am from glistening hardwood under my feet and granite tables under my freshly squeezed pulp-free orange juice. I am from the clean sandy melting pot peninsula that will always be home no matter where I live.

I am from the true Americana; Cherokee Indians roots deeper than the love for cotton in the south. From the cotton fields, my roots grow into a family of survivors. I am from a long line of rave straight turned curly haired spitfire swing the hot sauce in my bag if you cross me type woman. I am from the cook, clean, work, and two going to three degrees college educated do whatever it takes to provide for the ones I love independent type woman.

I am from God is the one you answer to first. I am from trouble does not last always; keep your troubles and business out of the streets because people can be cruel and want to see you fall, but that is not my protocol type people.

Journals filled with ink spill lay on my bookshelf speak of promise never-lands that will be coming. I am from the lands of the dazed and confused dreamers, believers, doers, and achievers. I am from the land of the no bs or excuses suicide before you see the teardrop out of my eye ride or die built the country most take for granted on my back trooper.

I am a product of my environment.

Day 11: What if I…

What if I were to be completely open. What if I were to be so raw and honest about what life is like now. What if I told you? Would you think I was weak? Would think I was strong because I could clean my tears dry as if I just put my face on. What if I were to slaughter those hurt me to the core with my words. What if I unleashed the hurt like they did to me. What if I told about the abuse I was going through. What would you say? What if I told you my provider was was…

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Great Gatsby Project

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The second part to my AP Lang project for the Great Gatsby project (btw) I got a 90 on it. Which is amazing because my teacher is a cruel grader . Enjoy my metaphors.

Asya McDonald

Ms. Velazquez

3/22/16

Period 2

The Great Gatsby is the Garden of Eden

Nick Carraway

“Whenever you feel like criticizing any one,” he told me, “just remember the advantages that you’ve had…” In consequence I’m inclined to reserve all judgments. (Fitzgerald 1).

Nick Carraway is the tree of life and death. Nick is conveyed metaphorical as the tree of life and death because he sees all, but doesn’t not always say anything. Nick observes the other characters in the book as a strong and overseeing tree would in the Garden of Eden. Nick goes with the flow of everyone in the novel even though he knows not all of their intentions are pure; Until the dramatic end where the true colors of the characters are shown. Like the tree of life and death in the Garden of Eden seeing Adam and Eve exiled; Nick stands firm at Gatsby’s funeral showing his true morals. He is good and sometimes bad because he does not speak up about the injustices that he observes, but at the end of the day Nick will stand in the truth that he believes is right. Nick is the silver lining in the book because he is the only one with a conscience.

Jay Gatsby

 The modesty of the demand shook me. He had waited five years and bought a mansion where he dispensed starlight to casual moths–so that he could come over some afternoon to a stranger’s garden (Fitzgerald 71).

Jay Gatsby is Adam from the Bible. Gatsby is conveyed metaphorical as Adam from the Bible because of Gatsby’s green desire for the golden luxuries and Daisy’s fiery white love is an exact mirror of Adam’s desire for knowledge; when he was convinced by Eve ignoring God’s warning to take a bite out of the forbidden fruit (apple) and damning all of humanity. Gatsby and Adam continue to mirror each other because the wrong doing of both are in the name of the one that has their heart. Gatsby’s first encounter of Daisy made him want to do better for himself; he started bootlegging to get his fortune for his house across the river from Daisy’s in the green glowing hope that one day he and Daisy would be together again. Adam’s wrong doing of consuming the forbidden fruit (apple) was done to please the naïve Eve .Gatsby and Adam continue to parallel each other because the two are the first of their kind; Gatsby is the first of his family to change in social standing and Adam is the first physical human crafted by God. Gatsby’s and Adam’s desire to be with their loved one came at a sinister ending resulting in the lonely tragic death of Gatsby and the exile of Adam from the Garden of Eden.

Daisy Buchanan

“It’ll show you how I’ve gotten to feel about – things. Well, she was less than an hour old and Tom was God knows where. I woke up out of the ether with an utterly abandoned feeling, and asked the nurse right away if it was a boy or a girl. She told me it was a girl, and so I turned my head away and wept. ‘All right,’ I said, ‘I’m glad it’s a girl. And I hope she’ll be a fool—that’s the best thing a girl can be in this world, a beautiful little fool.” (Fitzgerald 18)

Daisy Buchanan is Eve from the Bible. Daisy is conveyed metaphorical as Eve from the Bible because of her white purity status and ‘act’ like a fool attitude she possesses. Daisy, like Eve is easily swayed in thoughts, by others. That is why it was easy for Daisy to go ghost when the news of Gatsby’s death is announced; Daisy is a carless girl who did not care emotional deep for Gatsby, she only wanted the materials he could give her. Eve as well is carless because she did not care that God gave her the commandment of not eating the forbidden fruit; Eve did what Eve wanted to do and convinced Adam to eat from the tree as well. Daisy and Eve alike hid after their carless acts were committed. In the wake of their careless Daisy’s and Eve’s man suffered greatly. Gatsby was not grace by the presence of his love Daisy at his funeral and Eve convinced Adam to turn his back on God’s. Ironically Daisy and Eve are seen as white pure golden status women, while the acts the two were doing was that the opposite of pure. Showing that Eve started a curse of foolish and careless after her and Adam were exiled from the Garden of Eden. There was no hope for women to be truly pure again until there is a baptized re-birth.

Tom Buchanan

“I found out what your ‘drug-stores’ were.” He turned to us and spoke rapidly. “He and this Wolfsheim bought up a lot of side-street drug-stores here and in Chicago and sold grain alcohol over the counter. That’s one of his little stunts. I picked him for a bootlegger the first time I saw him, and I wasn’t far wrong.”

“What about it?” said Gatsby politely? “I guess your friend Walter Chase wasn’t too proud to come in on it.” (Fitzgerald 79).

Tom Buchanan is the serpent (the devil) in the tree of life and death. Tom is conveyed metaphorical as the serpent from the Garden of Eden because Tom is a liar, deceiver, and an adulterer mirroring the actions of the snake when he convinced Eve to eat the forbidden fruit from the tree of life and death; making her disobey the commandment God gave of not eating from the tree. Tom’s rosy wooing of Myrtle from her husband’s security ended in her untimely death because of the jealousy she felt towards the all perfect wife of Tom; Daisy. Tom like the serpent (the devil) always wants to be correct. Tom was so red-stuck on being the one to tell everyone about Gatsby and how he got his dirty money from bootlegging that he did not even care that he had a friend doing the same business as Gatsby. Tom’s double standard mimics the serpent (the devil) because the serpent really didn’t care if Eve ate the forbidden fruit because all was still good; he was really wanted Adam to eat the forbidden fruit (apple) because then he would be able to show off to God that he could persuade anyone to do anything. Like the devil succession of getting Adam to eat the forbidden fruit (apple); Tom was successful in his quest to show how corrupt Gatsby’s fortune is. Making Tom the self-righteous superior being in his eyes and the serpent (the devil) seem cleverer than God in the serpent (the devil) eyes.

Jordan Baker

“The bored haughty face that [Jordan] turned to the world concealed something…” (Fitzgerald, 57)

Jordan Baker is the Jordan River. The Jordan River is a river that Jesus got baptized in.  Jordan Baker is metaphorical conveyed as the Jordan River because Jordan Baker is the new wave of women; whom are who more are outspoken, fearless, and demanding of their rights. Like the butterfly going through metamorphosis Jordan Baker has come out the waters of the Jordan River to give women a chance that was not insight. Jordan Baker’s dissing of Nick, by telling him about her engagement is something a women would not have done because it would have upset the man. The men were the alpha beings, but since women’s rights were becoming a hot button topic in the 20s when this novel was being written Fitzgerald had to showcase a juxtaposition between a white pure women like Daisy and a golden fierce women like Jordan Baker.

Comparing the characters

 The character are a melting pot of greed, corruption, and growth. Gatsby and Daisy relationship is complicated. To Gatsby his love for Daisy never faded; even while he was trying to gain the status she wanted him to have. Daisy’s love for Gatsby was short lived. Daisy was more in love with the live that Gatsby could give her than the love he had for her. Nick and Daisy were cousins, even though they were cousins they were polar opposites. Nick was not really into material and Daisy was. Nick happens to like Jordan Baker who is a professional tennis player and a friend of Daisy. Jordan is the new wave of a women compared to Daisy because she speaks her mind even against men. Daisy was married to Tom a racist hulking man; whom is cheating on Daisy with Myrtle. Tom likes to be seen as an alpha because he is white, educated, and has old honest money.

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Their Eyes Were Watching God

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On my shelfie the novel Their Eyes Were Watching God is showcased. I read that novel for my AP Lang class and I have to admit the novel had my full attention; even though I times I didn’t completely understand the book because of the dialect it was written in. I would recommend this coming of age empowerment story for everyone read because it the point of view is a woman of color during a time where women do not even really have rights. The book entails a lot of different stories since it is a frame narrative; it is also a mature read.

Hope you guys enjoy this tiny paragraph from my AP Lang project.

Their Eyes Were Watching God is a story about female empowerment because Janie as a character grow tremendously as the story evolved; Janie was first in continuous cycles involving abusive relationships showing that Janie was young and inexperienced. Janie put herself in a vulnerable position in these destructive relationships because “It is, in the end, the choice between values, possibilities, future, hope, argument (shared concepts that fit the world as you believe it to be), languages (shared words that fit the world as you believe it to be) and lives” (Smith). Janie tried to mold the men into people that could fit into her passionless world that was due to her unorthodox upbringing; Janie was searching for the love (strength) her parents never gave her as a child through the relationships. Janie encountered men like Logan Killicks who worked her like an animal and Joe Starks who saw her as the submissive young beautiful woman who could be arm candy because she got the love she always longed for. Whether it was positive or negative love Janie still experienced love. Janie gains her strength from the protective love relationship she had with her Nanny and Logan; as well as the controlling love she got from Joe. After the death of Joe, Janie meets the true once in a lifetime love; Tea Cake. Tea Cake was to Janie as “a dust-bearing bee sink into the sanctum of a bloom; a thousand sister-calyxes arch to meet the loving embrace and the ecstatic shiver of the tree from root to tiniest branch creaming in every blossom and frothing with delight” (Hurston 12). Janie found that deep and intimate love that she saw in nature between the bee and the pear tree. In all the loss and love, Janie experienced firsthand what it is like to have love set you free. Through Janie’s finally love and loss, Tea Cake she learned how to love herself full-hearty. In the end empowering her and showing her that she didn’t have to have anyone there to love her because she would love herself enough. The whole novel showcase Janie’s quest for love, which symbolize her actually quest was self-love. Hurston made this story an empowerment story because all odds were against Janie. Janie defended the oppression of her being black and a woman in her quest for love symbolizing how powerful this novel was being written at the time it was. The empowerment journey doesn’t just stop with Janie, Hurston wanted the story to empowerment all women who may not feel that opportunity is there for them; that the opportunity is there, they just have to fight for it like Janie did.

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My Revoultion 

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In my AP Lang class we had to write a paper on something we would start ar revolution on and my topic was the gender wage gap in America. We also had to choose from the document to model our paper after. I choose the Declaration of Indepence to model my paper after. Hope you enjoy reading it(😁).

In Asya’s living room, November 2, 2015

“When, in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume, among powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the laws of nature’s God entitle them” (Jefferson 1-4) the nature God entitle woman was to be man’s companion and man’s equal not man’s submissive. Men have ruled in that favor to dismiss God’s purpose for woman; making woman become the target of a cruel injustice of wage gap that was bestowed upon them, by society; specifically man for generations.

The time has come as Jefferson states “We hold these truths to be self evident: — That all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights” (Jefferson 7-8) the right woman were bestowed by their Creator was the right of equality with men. That if they see unjust actions they are the ones that need to fight to make their futures secure for themselves and their prosperity. The battle of wage gap has been raging for years now. Generation after generation of woman have been stripped of their rights deriving from the powers of men with tyrant like pride, who are infuriated with the thought of woman achieving success which they, so desperately desire and want to keep. According to the ones who lay down the foundation of law for life today voice “On average, full-time working women earns just 78 cents for every dollar a man earns” (whitehouse.gov 2011) woman put the same amount of time and energy into their work as man do, but get cheated out of the satisfaction of equal reward due to the fact that they are female. The history’s connation of women’s abilities and how woman are to be treated is going to change starting with the destruction of the wage gap hanging over the heads of all woman and future heirs reaching for success. As Jefferson expressed “To prove this, let facts be submitted to a candid world” (Jefferson 26-27).

Women will not be commended for their diligence in work wage wise as man until the year 2038 in one state in United States of America according to the newly release data (Adams 2).

Women do not only suffer from the loss of money due to the wage gap health insurance as well will less likely be offered from their employer, “… have retirement savings plans, or have access to paid leave, and perhaps as a result, they are more likely to take leave without pay”(Stevenson 1).

Women are the ones to carry offspring into the world; helping the growth of society and are expected to do so with no paid leave. Since there is no leniency for women who are not paid for a leave of absent they have to leave the work force to take carry of their children after birth.

Women’s wage difference grows between men as they both get older; making women choose between a wealthy and cushy work life, or starting a family.

Women get fewer promotions and chances to advance in their field than man do because they do not get to negotiate for better terms. According to Stevenson “when women do negotiate, they are likely to receive less than men or be penalized for violating social norms” (Stevenson 5).

Women are working for people who do not even know that there is such thing as a wage gap, New York Times writer wrote “A vast majority of them are fair-minded guys who want women to succeed. They’re absolutely certain that they don’t have a gender problem themselves; it must be some other guys who do. Yet they’re leaders of companies that pay men more than women for the same jobs” (Lipman 1).

Women’s voices will not be deafening to the ear of justice anymore because of the ignorance of social norms, nor society. In the oppression woman had to endure throughout the generations will only strengthen us into a unified cluster of hard working, bold, intelligent, and humble woman. We trust the rest of mankind will mature with the times and stop the separation of genders since we all are trying to better ourselves.

Work Cited

“Did You Know That Women Are Still Paid Less Than Men?” N.p., 2011. Web. 2 Nov. 2015. <https://www.whitehouse.gov/equal-pay/career&gt;.

Adams, Susan. “New Data On Just How Bad The Gender Wage Pay Gape Is.” Forbes, 26 Mar. 2015. Web. 2 Nov. 2015. <http://www.forbes.com/sites/susanadams/2015/03/26/new-data-on-just-how-bad-the-gender-pay-gap-is/&gt;.

Lipman, Joanne. “Let’s Expose the Gender Pay Gap.” The New York Times. The New York Times, 12 Aug. 2015. Web. 02 Nov. 2015. <http://www.nytimes.com/2015/08/13/opinion/lets-expose-the-gender-pay-gap.html?_r=0&gt;.

Stevevnson, Betsey. “Five Facts About the Gender Pay Gap:.” The White House. The White House, 14 Apr. 2015. Web. 2 Nov. 2015. <https://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2015/04/14/five-facts-about-gender-pay-gap&gt;.

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“All Men Are Created Equal”

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This year I’m in AP Lang. A writing based college english class. Down below is one of my essays I have written in this class and trust me it is not my best work. I kid you not academic writing is not a strong suit of mine, but I’m working on it. I had 45 minutes to write this mini essay, so be gentle on me!

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The “Declaration of Independence” has an effective argument because of the bold accusations made and the charming use of rhetorical skills to put the nail in the coffin.

The “Declaration of Independence” was extremely important because it showed America finally standing up to the tyranny that mother Britain forced upon the colonists Thomas Jefferson wrote “that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness” ( Jefferson 7-9). Jefferson continues to write stating “governments are instituted among men, deriving their powers from the consent of the governed” (Jefferson 10-11). Jefferson’s accusations were a slap in the face to Britain. The taxation without representation was root of many problems that were force upon the colonist, by mother Britain. Britain time and time again had the colonist paying for the trouble they caused with others, but with this declaration Jefferson is convincing the people that the government drives from the consent of those who vote. If the government is corrupt they can over thrown because the government is for the people, by the people.

The declaration use of rhetoric helped, by highlighting everything in bold that Britain has done to wrong the colonist. Some of the most use writing tactics Jefferson used was repetition, pathos, biblical allusion and imagery. Jefferson stated “He refused his assent laws…He has forbidden his governors to pass laws… He refused to pass other laws” (Jefferson 29-33) Jefferson continues his verbal assault for another 45 lines. Jefferson does not hold back with the accusations he is addressing in those lines because this is where he will catch not only the eye of the colonists, but the thoughts of the colonists as well. He will bring the colonist on his side through emotions laced with logic. Jefferson will use the list of complaints to win the colonists and in conclusion win their hearts over to his side. America’s side.

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Work in Progress

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I, Asya McDonald a success story waiting to happen. I am a type of person who sees the cup as being half full not half empty when I aim for success. I always like to see the bright side of things because doing that can make you reach odds that you would never think you could meet.

In others words I’m a person who thrives under pressure, I like the feeling of almost not making it, letting the haters get a glimpse of my struggle toward reaching my life goal to become a journalist or an actress. I like the feeling of being challenged like being an alpha lion in the wild trying to keep your spot on top when you know your right handed man is trying to take you down but you don’t emerge to their level, you rise higher to where you’re in a state of awareness to where you walk into the pride like your boss and no one or thing can affect you without you giving them reins to come in your space and having the power to make yourself powerful with the strength you were born with. I deeply believe in having fierceness at all times walking into a room full of strangers and having them to want the urge to have a full conversation with you because the warm and welcoming vibes flowing off of you like the Bethlehem star. I live by the motto “what god giveth, god can take away’’, treating every day as if it were the last day to impacted anyone’s life for the greater good. Knowing that I am very blessed I want to give as much as I can to anyone who has genuinely hit hard times and not someone who is lazy and who won’t go into the world and make something of themselves. At 16 years old, I know I am a go-getter who is willing to venture far to go and put in work for what I want and know I have earned and knowing that I am a success story that is in the process of happening.

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Selfies

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Yesterday I posted a busy bee because I was swamped with a bunch of work for school. The school will be ending in a week in a half, so I am going to be back posting lengthy blog post again. Anyway, here’s the speech I was working on yesterday for my Honors Literature class. Hope you enjoy!

Don’t mind me I’m just capturing a great moment before I slay with my amazing speech!

Who doesn’t love a good picture of themselves? In a short time, selfies have become our culture’s collective diary of food porn, animals, and pictures around the world. The hashtag #selfie has more than 31 million hits on Instagram. To some psychologist, selfies are a cry for help because they are helping you develop a mental disorder. The mental disorder the psychologist are saying is in the works is narcissism. Narcissism is the excessive or erotic interest in oneself and one’s physical appearance. Side note narcissists do not, in fact, love themselves they love other people’s impression of them. Other sources that seconded the psychologist and even take a step further to say selfies are bad for the well being of our health as a whole because this trend is turning us into a world of a narcissist with psychopathic traits are Fox News, Huffington Post, and CNN .The opinions from those sources and psychologist have been noted and I chose to ignore. What they have failed to understand is that selfies are a feel-good and often creative way for people of all ages to express their lives, their emotions, and their personalities. That is why a selfie is so popular in society, they showcase people’s true selves. To call a whole world of people narcissist with psychopathic traits for just taking selfies is very melodramatic and completely ludicrous because the selfie trend itself is more popular among the younger social media users.The preteens, teens and young adults. All which are still developing their brain and developing their image, so taking a selfie to them just a way to capture a moment in time where they are at a peak of happiness in their life. There are some people who take selfies and who are obsessed like *Kim Kardashian West* that give people who take selfies a bad image because of her need to take selfies every five minutes and her god awful book filled with 445 selfies. A whole world of selfie takers should not be condemned to the ridicule of psychologist because those who have big platforms and abuse their power while others are just simply trying to capture a fun moment, a cute outfit, or a famous monument that their visiting. Kim KW is one type of selfies takers that should not be able to corrupt the image of selfies and why they are a good and healthy trend for everyone.

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Dear Future Journalist..

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I had the assignment to give advice to a future journalist who will be taking journalism at my school next year. I had no idea what to write since I did not enjoy my experience as a journalist for my school newspaper. I think I still want to be a journalist or an actress I have no idea ( I’m still young don’t judge me). Here’s my assignment hope you all enjoy it! Ps. I was suffering from extreme writer’s block and I still am, but enjoy

My Advice to a new journalist

To the future journalist reading this letter hi. Mr. Wright told everyone in this class to write a one-page letter to next year’s staff, so here I go. Ps don’t be judgemental when reading this letter, that’s the number one rule in journalism that you should follow as well. Have an opinion about the article you are writing, but don’t let your audience know your opinion. The lonely type of article where your opinion should be oozing through the paper is an editorial. For example, this whole letter is an editorial. Now that you have the number one rule in journalism what you need to do to prepare for this class over the summer is have fun. I know that’s not the most conventional way to go about things, but hey great stories start with a little adventure. While you are on your “adventures” during the summer look for material that you would like to write. That gets me to rule two of being a successful journalist. Be passionate about what you are writing because when you are engaged in your writing it helps the person reading your article get engaged too. Rule three that will help you be a successful journalist is pitching splendid ideas. No one wants to read mundane articles about how the debate club just won another award (yawn). That’s boring. Pitch ideas that have people like dang that’s cool I never knew that or that newspaper has outdone itself (haha). Ok, maybe I have put your hopes a little too high people probably won’t verbalize how good the newspaper is, but take pride in your work. That’s rule four. Taking pride in your work doesn’t just apply in journalism it applies in life too. Everyone is not going to always commend you for your hard work. This gets me to rule five don’t sweat if you don’t get published. I can literally count on one hand how many times I have been published to be more specific two times. I have been published two times this whole entire year working my assets off in this class. After, reading that last sentence I may have lost some credibility, but keep reading trust me I’m no Brian Williams. I’m just trying to keep it completely real while telling you all this information on how to be a successful journalist, or at least getting the most out of the class. Alright, now that we got that out of the way this brings me to rule six in my rules of how to be a successful journalist. Rule six is rejection. This rule is a double whammy because rejection is like a second cousin to life. We all get rejection especially me as you have read, but that never stopped me from doing what I do best. It’s writing if you didn’t catch my drift. You may be asking yourself I wonder how she dealt with all that rejection in this class. I would tell you I found other ways to publish my articles. Just because one door closes doesn’t mean they all close, so when I was not published in class I would publish my articles on my blog. The neat thing about posting my articles online is that I get out pours of comments and interest. I’m not saying that you should post your articles online and that will solve everything. I’m saying when one door closes don’t let that be the end, find another way to let your voice be heard. As I am listening to Feeling myself by Nicki Minaj I don’t think I have any more rules for you. I know you’re sad about that, but all jokes aside I hope this letter helps you throughout this year in journalism. I almost forgot to tell you to make a Gmail account you’ll need it and don’t stress about layout it’s really not that bad. Most of all the real keys to being a successful journalist are being yourself, be creative, and let your voice be heard.

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Spring DIY’s

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Here’s the spring DIY list I was telling you guys about a while ago 🙂 I hope you like it!

DIY’s & Spring tips will make everything nice

Out with the cold of winter and in with the flower blooming spring. Spring is a beautiful time of the year to be going to coachella, going on spring break and spring clean. Yes, cleaning is a part of the spring too. I’m not talking hours of cleaning the house from top to bottom with no breaks, I’m talking about tips and DIY that can save you time and money.

Tip #1. Must know for everyone if you clean your room ten minutes every day your room will always be clean guaranteed. Cleaning for ten minutes every day saves you time for having to spend hours out of your weekend cleaning up your room. Just be sure to have a playlist of songs picked out and the time will fly with a blink of an eye.

Tip #2. Have old uncomfortable clumps of cotton for a pillow? Make your own pillow by cutting the pillow and dumping out the cotton on the floor. Then, have two fabrics that are squared shaped and hot glue gun three sides of the square leaving one side open for you to stuff the cotton in. After you stuff the cotton in the fabric hot glue gun the last side and now you have your very own decorative pillow for your room.

Tip #3. Hate to clean your bathroom? I’ve got a tip to help with that. What you need it vinegar, a plastic quart size bag (size may vary depending on your shower head), and a zip tie. First, you put the vinegar in the plastic bag.Then, you put the plastic bag over your shower head and secure it with a zip tie. Leave it there overnight and in the morning you have one less problem in your bathroom to deal with

Tip #4. Wanting your closet to be more organized? Look through your closet for old clothes, or clothes you want to donate to make your closet seems less clutter.

Tip #5. When you start cleaning one area stick to it until you are done. Do not switch to the area to area because that waste your time and your energy. If your stick with one room at a time you can get the whole room and take a break instead of having two unfinished rooms.

Tip #6. Multiple tasking saves a bunch of time. After you are done clearing all the dirty and unwanted clothes out of your closet. Wash your clothes while you finish cleaning or creating something for your room.

Tip #7. Need more color in your room?Furniture looking a little dull and gray? Revamp it will some spray paint or, if they object is small you can just use nail polish to add some color

Tip #8. Tired of laying your phone on the floor? The solution is a lotion bottle. Cut the bottle open

Tip #9. Have a bunch of loose cords in your room? Creative way to organize the cords is to neatly put each cord in a tissue paper roll. To make it look more colorful add a duct tape design.

Tip #10. Is your bathroom cluttered? No problem get some mason jars and a lace fabric. Then spray painted your desired color. Now your have cute jars that you can put storage in and decor for your room.

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