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My name is Andrea.I go to East-West School of International Studies.

Senior Year

    I’m a very laid back person who knows how to enjoy life. I don’t take things too seriously but it depends on the situation. I am resourceful. I like to relax and take in the feeling of nature. I am a bit spoiled and I depend on my family and friends a lot. I do not like the feeling of loneliness. I grew up with a strict family so I know my manners and I respect others. I don't like drama. If I sense any kind of drama, I will try not to involve myself because it is too troublesome. I don't like to be leader but I take part in the role. I like to organize events and plan them, but not by myself. I find that I want a friend to be with me all times. Like it said, I don't like being alone.
    In school, I am proper and I respect others. I show my manners and I am serious in class, except for the lazy days. I speak formally to the teachers and I follow orders. I don't like to stand out; I like to be within the crowd. Most of the time I am prepared for class and sometimes ready to learn. I don't like to learn things I'm not interested in (school subjects), but since I'm already there, why not make the best of it?
    When I'm out of school, I am a fun person to be with. I've noticed I always make my friends laugh. The way I act and express myself, people would say I'm a silly person. I love my friends and they're the other half who make up my world. When I'm not with my family, I'm with my friends. They know me well and I can be myself when I am around them.

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Junior year

 We had to make a Swampy Indian Creek Name and these are mine. A name for my past and a name for the present me. I had a hard time making them because I wanted it to have meaning between the lines. I pretty much made it complicated for myself but I was happy with the results. I hope you enjoy them as much as I have.

Playing with Monkeys

Fun filled the air
when she was around.
Aunts and uncles adored her because she was the youngest,
the silly one.
she was an ordinary girl who
had the appetite for fun as much as
monkeys.
she played till she was scolded to calm down.
no kid, and most certainly no adult
could match up with her energy.
anything that could handle her fun was a monkey.
Her arms could swings far,
her hands would clutch onto anything if she fell
her balance was very still
and her voice would echo.


Love Like Water

She loves like no other
her unconditional love is never ending
she dislikes but never hates
she forgives like no other
she forgets like the mothers.
her love for others are so wide it has no bound.
she shares, and cares. she repairs
broken hearts, broken pieces, broken people.
the love hardly decreases. it always increases,
you might not believe it, it never ceases!
she can not dislike one for long, it never lasts
she accepts all
does she choose to?
or does it just flow out
and spread
like a stream
like a river
like water.

From writing these two poems, I can see that my views on life has matured. I was too playful when I was young. I didn't care about responsiblity. In fact I think I almost failed elementry school classes. I guess I was tired of being the class clown and getting looked down upon so I picked up my will to learn and started catching up in highschool. It really made the best out of me so far because I can see my potential and how much potential I had hidden from everyone. I now feel like I have matured somewhat and I just love the feeling of it. And it's all thanks to people who cared and showed they cared. It was my fuel to keep my motivation going.

 

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Food coma and thanksgiving? | Food coma, I bet a lot of people wonder why they get sleepy after eating. Sometimes that would happen to me too. After eating a full meal, I get really tired. Just in time for Thanksgiving, we have... Added on Tuesday, December 1, 2009 - 10:35, with
Memory Chain |   When I was younger, I remember I use to go to Chinatown on Sundays.  When I think  about it, I get a nostalgic feeling. The warm fluttery feeling you get in your stomach when you... Added on Thursday, November 19, 2009 - 09:34, with 1 comment(s)
Too much sleep? | I wonder if sleeping too much increases your mortality.. Every time I sleep for 12 hours, I wake up all groggy and muggy. I wonder why is that? The weekends are for people who have busy weekdays, to... Added on Wednesday, November 4, 2009 - 16:52, with 3 comment(s)
Global warming leading to bad weather | Global warming..what can I say about it? I hate how people complain about global warming is ruining our world but they do nothing to make a big change. Maybe I'm not aware of it but as far as I know... Added on Thursday, October 22, 2009 - 09:36, with 5 comment(s)
Korean Garden | Korean Gardens "The flowers here are very unique. Who plants these things?That's something Alexis said when we walked over to the Korean gardens that day. The trip took the whole period and the... Added on Thursday, October 1, 2009 - 09:28, with 3 comment(s)
When Harry Meets the Hamptons Lit log | This is a lit log I did awhile ago. I haven't been posting my lit logs and they've bee accumulating. Originally this was a book I picked out for dear but I thought it would be fun to read it during... Added on Friday, June 5, 2009 - 09:34, with
My views on Obama's Nominee | http://www.democracynow.org/2009/5/27/obama_nominee_sonia_sotomayor_woul... What I noticed most about "Obama Nominee Sonia Sotomayor Poised to Become First Hispanic Supreme Court Justice"... Added on Tuesday, June 2, 2009 - 09:52, with
Obama Nominee Sonia Sotomayor Poised to Become First Hispanic Supreme Court Justice | Shared by Rea I think this part of her speech is important because from her experiences as a judge, she learned to respect the people she's working for, and the people she's working against. This... Added on Monday, June 1, 2009 - 09:43, with
Twitter / elisabeth: i hate late spring. it's ... | Shared by Rea I bet after this years spring, if people don't already hate spring, hate it now. i hate late spring. it's all hot weather and seasonal allergies and bugs yuck. Added on Wednesday, May 20, 2009 - 10:15, with
Technology finally pays off. (Allergies) | Allergies become an annoyance when they affect your everyday lives. Even something as  simple as enjoying a walk in the park wouldn't be worth doing once you're in the allergy season. You won't... Added on Wednesday, May 20, 2009 - 10:11, with 1 comment(s)
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