Kate Kimball is an award-winning fiction author who has worked hard to be in the position she is in now. Despite currently struggling with her health, she has continued to peruse her English PhD in Creative Writing here at Florida State University. Born in beautiful Salt Lake City, Utah Kimball is surprised to find herself over 2,000 miles away now studying in the sunshine state. FSU offers one of the top creative writing programs that currently is ranked top 5 in the nation according to The Atlantic Monthly. Kimball was excited to be accepted into the accredited program after earning her bachelor’s from the University of Utah and masters at Virginia Tech. Kimball has always loved writing and says, “Creative writing allows you to write about
Grace Bidwell Terry, 96, passed away March 14 at Pocono Medical Center after a short illness. She was born on October 27, 1919 in Ridgewood, NY, the daughter of Catherine (Knissel) and Charles Bidwell. Grace graduated from Grover Cleveland High School and St. Aloysius Secretarial School in Queens, NY. In 1942 she married Robert Terry and followed him to army bases Camp McCoy, WI and Ft. Mead, MD, following which they lived for 40 years in Williston Park, NY. A homemaker, Grace was a member of the Nassau County Extension Service, the Pieceful Patchers of the Park, and a Girl Scout leader. From 1990 through 2005, Grace lived in Buck Hill Falls, Cottage TKTK, and for many years taught quilting and gathered friends in her home to enjoy
Hi, I'm Grace Grothe, I'm a junior at Danville High School, and I live in Danville, Iowa. I currently work at Dairy Queen in Burlington. I am the youngest of three kids, but I am the only one living with my parents currently because my brother is married, and my sister currently goes to the U of I. My sister and I barrel race throughout the summer, and we have had horses in the family my whole life. After high school I plan on going to college at the U of I like my sister, and I would like to go into dentistry. I am in three sports, which include basketball, volleyball, and track, so I spend most of my school year in the gym, or on the track.
Being a licentious woman is something that society doesn’t like to speak on. It’s certainly not something that is discussed in high society such as in the political parties. In 1998, a sex scandal would rock the nation when Monica Lewinsky came forward about an affair with President Bill Clinton. This was a vast scandal, but was not the first scandal to happen in the politician world. Before, Monica Lewinsky there was Margaret Peggy Eaton. She would be part of a scandal that would later be known as the “Petticoat Affair”, that would cause conflict in the presidential party and with the wives.
Lena Wilkes was born in the small secluded community known as Comnor Valley. She was raised in a polygamous family, with four mothers and forty-seven siblings, all members of the First Consecration Order (FCO). When she was sixteen years old, after years of abuse, including being impregnated by her own father and being forced to marry her first cousin, Alma Wayment, she fled her family and faith. After many years as a vagabond in Middle and Southwest America, Lena eventually finds acceptance and sanctuary in the small Navajo town of Powell, just 50 miles east of her former hometown. While she tries to keep contact and connection with other former FCO members and runaways in the surrounding region, she chooses to center her focus on building herself a new life away from her past. She's thrust into
Lynette Woodward was born in Wichita, Kansas on August 12, 1959. She is famous for playing great basketball. Did you know that she was the first women to play on the Harlem Globetrotters. When she gone to college at KU in 1978. She would usually score 26 points per game and by the time she was out of college she had scored 3,649 baskets. She gone to high school at Wichita North high school and won 2 state basketball titles. Lynette retired in 1999 and became an assistant coach for KU. In 2004 Lynette was added to the basketball hall of fame.She was given WBCBL award in
Even as a child, Margaret Knight was different from the other youth. Living from 1838 to 1914, she was born in York, Maine, but moved to Manchester, New Hampshire where her brothers became overseers in a cotton mill. Knight was a tomboy. Instead of dolls she enjoyed tinkering and creating things, and she often made kites and sleds for her brothers. Like most girls at the time, she helped run the machines in factories that produced textiles and shoes, but unlike the other girls, she used her time there to create inventions that improved the safety of the workers. Once she saw a shuttle spin from a machine and stab a worker. At just twelve, she invented a stop motion device to protect the employes from these dangerous situations. Sadly, she
Are morals always right? This was one of the big questions that changed the moral driven society of the late 1800s. At this time many things were changing; settlers were heading west, women were gaining rights, and with that the morals of many people also began to change. At that time, morals played a huge role on the lives of the early settlers, but some of these beliefs didn’t always lead to positive change like many of these people hoped. A large amount of people had very narrow minded ideas of morals, and because people’s actions were extremely moral based, a lot of people in society thought they were making many positive changes, when they were actually doing the opposite. A good example of this is Harriet Bishop. While she
Rebecca Chappell is a very gifted ceramics artist who graced the Philadelphia area with her presence and talent in 2010 when she began as a Resident Artist at The Clay Studio. She is currently a resident artist there now and teaches community classes for beginners, intermediate and advanced students throwing. Since 2012 she has also been an adjunct teacher at MICA in Baltimore, MD teaching an Intro to The Wheel course. Her professional experience is both extensive and impressive spanning the past 11 years since she graduated from The Cleveland Institute of Art with her BFA in Ceramics in 2003. Rebecca completed her MFA in Ceramic Art at the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University in 2008. Over the years her other instructional positions have included Visiting Assistant Professor of Pottery at Colorado State University, Materials Technician and Community Class Teacher at The Northern Clay Center in Minneapolis, MN, Visiting Artist Lecture at the University of Minnesota, Graduate Assistant at New York
An experienced Detroit-area educational administrator and consultant, Vivian Palmer holds a bachelor of arts in secondary education with a concentration in mathematics from the University of Detroit Mercy and a master of arts in education with an emphasis in instruction technology improvement from Wayne State University. Vivian Palmer’s professional history includes tenures as a professional development administrator with Detroit Public Schools and a director with the Education Achievement Authority of Michigan. She has also held a range of administrative and advisory positions in greater Seattle, Washington.
My name is Isabel Jones. I am 20 years old and I am currently going to school to be a nurse. I was recently diagnosed with periodontal disease which will require me to get dental implants for my top and bottom teeth. I am seeking help in paying for these costs which total to $52,000. Thank you for your support. My name is Isabel Jones. I am 20 years old and I am currently going to school to be a nurse. I was recently diagnosed with periodontal disease which will require me to get dental implants for my top and bottom teeth. I am seeking help in paying for these costs which total to $52,000. Thank you for your support. My name is Isabel Jones. I am 20 years old and I am currently going to school to be a nurse. I was recently diagnosed with
At this point Henry started to look back to Catholicism after the horrendously failed marriage of Anne by Cromwell, and so the Catholic supporters at court urged marriage to the young Catholic Catherine Howard. Catherine was very young and very ‘bouncy’, which the king adored, but she was extremely inept and even more frivolous than the now-aging king. The king preferred to admire her rather than sleep with her, and so Catherine sought companionship with the King’s favorite, Thomas Culpeper. Once the affair was found out they were, shockingly, both executed and Henry once again turned his head back towards the Protestant reformation. Henry’s sixth and final marriage was again to a Protestant named Catherine Parr. Catherine was a peacemaker
Sarah Lynn Butler, a 7th grader from Hardy, Arkansas had just been nominated queen for Fall Festival. She started receiving messages on her myspace page accusing her of being a “slut” and a “stupid naive little girl”. She hung herself on September, 26, 2009 while her family was away. In her suicide note she stated that she could not handle what others were saying about her. Many people believe that suicide is caused by mental illness, but in most suicide cases it is caused by bullying.
On October 31, 2003 Bethany Hamilton, a thirteen- year old girl from Hawaii, was in an accident that would change her life forever. That sunny Halloween morning, after three consecutive days of rain, Bethany, a competitive surfer, was itching to get back into the water. Along the way to Pauaeaka Beach in Kauai, Bethany convinced her mother to stop and check out the waves at Tunnel Beach. While the waves were not so impressive, Bethany decided to stay and surf when her best friend and surf buddy, Alana Blanchard, pulled up with her family. Bethany was excited to be in the water and hoped to catch a fast wave when she saw a shadow beneath her. Before she realized what was happening, a shark bit her arm and the front of her board. Rather than
The episode opens with Grace alone at home, hearing a noise she calls out to daughter Zoe but gets no response. As Grace makes her way to the kitchen she grabs a glass of wine and some leftovers for dinner. While on the phone to Zoe, Grace assures her she is fine and that the arrest was just a big mix up. As Grace hangs up the phone a stocky man approaches her from behind and attempts to garrote her. In a fight across the house, Grace manages to subdue her attacker and then phones her father for help.