ostentatious- adjective characterized by vulgar or pretentious display; designed to impress or attract notice. This particular definition to me is interesting. I distinctly remember that ostentatious was one of my vocabulary words in middle school and the definition I learned back then was: ostentatious– showy and pretentious I guess it is a very similar definition […]Read More Showy. Pretentious. Vulgar?
If you look inside your heart and find a deep desire to grow then find someone or something that you admire. You can turn to an inspiring author, a friend, a teacher, or a mentor. A mentor does not have to be someone that you personally know. We live in a day and age where […]Read More Daily Prompt: ADMIRE
You don’t have to travel the world to be a tourist. I guess the word tourist has both positive and negative associations. tourist- noun A person who is traveling or visiting a place for pleasure. synonyms: vacationer, traveler, sightseer, visitor, backpacker, globetrotter, day-tripper, out-of-towner The dictionary definition makes it sound wonderful and romantic. I think […]Read More Daily Prompt: TOURIST
The word statistics is derived from the Latin word status (meaning “state”). Early uses of statistics involved compilations of data and graphs describing various aspects of a state or country. (Triola 5) Definitions: Data– are collections of observations, such as measurements, genders, or survey responses. Statistics– is the science of planning studies and experiments; obtaining data; and […]Read More Statistical and Critical Thinking
I was not one of those kids who grew up with computers or technology… My dad had a computer, but the only time I used it was for the word processor to type out my papers/essays for school. I struggled through my online college applications because I did not know how to copy/paste. I spent […]Read More HELP! I Need Some Guidance From Computer Nerds/Geniuses
This year I am back in school after being away for over 8 years. My mind has been flooded with fears that I am too rusty to learn and understand new concepts. Throughout my life, I have always been much stronger in art, reading, writing, and literature. Math, science, and P.E. where not my strengths. […]Read More You Can Learn Anything