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My Final Defeat – Fixed Competition

My Final Defeat – Fixed Competition

She probably can’t remember and I know I can never forget…the first time I saw her like that I was only nine years-oldnot naive by any stretchhaving seen my share of tragedy-my parent’s bitter battles in my first five years of lifethen the inevitable end of their marriagebut not before 700 days of devastation called divorcethat destroyed dreams and deeply damaged heartsI had no idea life could get worse… But it did – The day I found her passed out cold on the living room floorI thought she was sleeping at firstIn fact I swore she was just sound asleep to my petrified little sisterwhose big brown eyes screamed with fear at the site of the lifeless body of our mommyslobber dribbling out of the corner of her mouthsoaking her cheek below the dirt of her eye makeupthat trickled down her sallow skin on a facedevoid of any expression… Is mommy dead?a little voice whimperedmy sister weeped My gut said Yeah she’s dead as a doornail Thankfully my words said No No she’s not deadas I carried my trembling, tiny sibling upstairs and tucked her in bed with my promisethat Mommy would wake up in the morning…as I wondered What if she didn’t?…

Learning a Foreign Language – the Psychological Factor

When it comes about learning a foreign language, many people wonder if they will be able to memorize enough vocabulary. But this question never occurs about their mother tongue. And yet, it was a foreign language; nevertheless, among all the questions that new parents ask, no doctor has ever heard: „Will my baby be able to learn my language?” Be honest.…

Poor Rix’s Almanac 8-13-05

Dear Poor Rix: A guy just invited me to a football game. I do not understand this event. Can you explain it? — Sport Watcher This game begins with the entrance of referees, people with striped shirts who enforce the rules.…

The Case Against ‚Traditional’ Piano Lessons

How would you like to spend 4 years in a University learning how to play other peoples music? If you think this is ridiculous, you’re right! Because that’s what thousands of piano music students do each day. They sit in front of their piano or keyboard with sheet music of a dead composer in front of them.…
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