Tag Archives: Twitter

Old Sayings, New Meanings

On our way to filling up Professor Temple’s car with our last shipment of school supplies, during our last moments of our semester long Major Works/Major Issues, I turned around to look back and among the silence I heard….. SQUEAK… … Continue reading

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Gathering Pens. Making Progress.

Throughout my blogs this semester I have not made it a secret that the scope of this class brings me as much joy and excitement as it does anxiety and worries. There is so much that can be done, so … Continue reading

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Onward we go~

This week there has been a whole lot of exciting things happening. To begin, I got the package of “America Supports YOU” boxes a few days after my last posting but realized that I didn’t quite order them the way … Continue reading

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Jumping Into the Deep-End!

It has only been the second class meeting and we are already getting our feet wet.   During class, we began sealing the holes and openings of the priority shipping boxes to ensure that nothing gets into the box, such as … Continue reading

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Time to prep for next semester

It’s that time of the year again for course renewals and I am happy to say this project will return to the University of South Florida Honors College for the Spring 2012 semester. The course has been upgraded a bit; … Continue reading

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Super People Doing Amazing Things

Wow. The semester is nearly ¾ of the way through, and April 1st is right around the corner. Who would have thought that our class would accomplish all that it has in the past three months? In three short months, … Continue reading

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Be Persistent!

After spending week after week requesting supplies and donations via Facebook, Twitter and word-of-mouth, I have come to realize a couple very important conclusions.  One of these conclusions is being persistent will pay off.   What do I mean?  People do … Continue reading

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For the Grade: The Frustration of a Student

By now, I’m sure most everyone with whom I associate knows of my efforts in raising school supplies for children in Afghanistan. For me, the posts I make on Facebook and Twitter in order to rouse awareness are enough: though … Continue reading

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Events, Events, Events!

HRH Edward of Wales once wrote, “He who whispers down a well about the goods he has to sell will never make as many dollars as he who climbs a tree and hollers.” In order to promote our school supplies … Continue reading

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Social Media Is Powerful!

This week has been extremely successful for me.  Not only have I collected more school supplies, but also I have started receiving funding for the shipping of these supplies.  So far, I have received confirmation for a check that will … Continue reading

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