Articles for category: Memoirs

Karla News

Warrior: The Making of a Female Marine

“Move your butt, Cabrera!” The drill instructor shouted. Startled, I realized the precarious position I was in. I grabbed a thick, knotted rope hanging from the obstacle course. I held it with both hands, wrapped the end around my left foot and with all of my weight, pressed with my right foot down on top ...

Karla News

Java Programming (IT 215) – Payroll Program

This program is a great example of how to get a constructor to pass 411 and return it after the calculations. I hope it helps others out as it was a real pain to get working. PAYROLL . JAVA /* * To change this template, choose Tools | Templates * and open the template in ...

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Barack Obama’s Security Clearance

I’ve spent twenty years in the NYPD and during that time I’ve also been involved in the private security field. Currently, I am the chief instructor of a security institute. Required training and certifications by Homeland Security in terror awareness and disaster response was completed in two states for my public and private service ventures. ...

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Planting Lettuces, as Told by a Toddler

I’m the mother of an extremely eccentric toddler, who will be three in two months. Today, while we were working in my garden, she began narrating our activities as she were recalling them in a memoir. At the request of a friend, and my daughter herself, I decided to publish my daughter’s memoir of our ...

Karla News

Not Quite Fireworks Over the Hudson

Quite a bit of my summer months as a child were spent with my relatives in New York. My Mom worked in a college cafeteria and my sister in law at the time was a school teacher. With both of them having the summer months off and all three of us living in rather rural ...

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Overcoming Paranoia

It is sound to be watchful but unhealthy to be paranoid. Conditioning When I was young, I would always tolerantly obey whatever my parents and relatives said, because back then, I believed they were always right. I could say that being the eldest, I was overprotected. I was often lectured of the dangers here and ...

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I Hate Fat Obnoxious Women

I hate fat obnoxious women. I decided this last night. After seeing the Queen with my roommate I was in the bathroom talking to her as she washed her hands and this fat bitch yells, Excuse me! as loud as possible in my ear. I was like woah, you could have asked politely. But before ...

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BORN an EUNUCH

“Some men by birth have a nature to turn away from women, and those who are subject to this natural constitution do well not to marry. These, they say, are the eunuchs by birth” (Natural Eunuchs in Roman Law). “Not Diseased or Defective.” “But the true eunuch is not the one not able to make ...

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Secret Life of an American Ghost Hunter

Paranormal research is a pop-culture explosion. Growing up, we didn’t know much about it. You basically knew about the group of people who came in to find out what the $%^ happened to Carol-Ann in “Poltergeist”. They weren’t much help. One guys face melts off, and all they really do is anger the ghosts until ...

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Sissy Husband and the Bridesmaids

Today was the day for the final fitting for all of the bridesmaids. My sissy husband offered to drive me to the dress shop to pick up my dress. The other bride’s maids were already at the dress shop getting their fitting. When they saw my husband, they made a fuss for him to leave ...