As will be demonstrated in the images below, my photography skills have ever-so-slightly improved. I think the photo I am most proud of would have to be the close-up of the grass at the park. As the greenery stretches out behind the blades of grass, they become more and more unrecognizable, melting into each other, while the original blades stand out in the front.
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I think this title is pretty self-explanatory. I’m a little boy with an awesome iPhone camera with hopes of one day achieving fame through photography.
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China just set up the world’s largest solar farm, and get this: IT FLOATS. The farm has a capacity of 40 megawatts, enough to power 15,000 homes. It occupies 800,000 square meters in an area where coal was once mined.
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Happy June everyone!
June is a happy and sad time for a lot of people. It means that school is letting out, and in grades like 5th, 8th and 12th, it means saying goodbye to your friends as you will be moving onto Middle School, High School or College.
That being said I want to thank the members of my 6th Grade class for a truly memorable year. Especially Aidan, Giacomo, and Oscar, who will be changing schools next year.
People born in June are usually extroverts, and enjoy being around lots of people. The June birthstone is pearl, which symbolizes cheerfulness and inner beauty. I have to disagree though–I believe everyone has both inner and outer beauty, not just people born in June (nothing against people born in June. You’re beautiful too😉)
You’ll notice this post is colored with the rainbow. This is because June is Pride Month! Yipee!! (*insert a bazillion rainbow flag emojis*).
Have a great month everyone, and I’ll be sure to post more.
The Children’s March for the Future is an event organized by S.A.O (Student Activism Organization) that I am very proud to be a part of. We are working on planning a march that will stand up for various Continue reading “The Children’s March For The Future”
Dinosaurs have been extinct for around 65 million years, but scientists just released new details of a dinosaur they discovered on Thursday, described by Jonathan LaFaye as ‘frozen in time’. What does he mean by this? Click continue reading to find out!
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Happy April everybody!
April is also the month with the most GIFs (or moving pictures, as seen above) created about it.
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Many of you likely have emojis enabled on your phone, but one of them has sparked an interesting debate: the green creepy-crawly that some call a caterpillar, but others call a worm. This is the little monster: 🐛.
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Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe is a truly amazing book–one of my favorites (and I don’t say that a lot!). It is written by Benjamin Alire Sáenz and won the Stonewall award.
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WARNING: THIS IS A SENSITIVE TOPIC. PROCEED WITH CAUTION.
This story addresses homosexuality. If this topic makes you uncomfortable for any reason, don’t read this. If you click Continue Reading, the story about a gay 7th grader shouldn’t make you uncomfortable. If it will, don’t keep reading.
If you’ve made it this far, I hope you enjoy the story.
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Today, a teacher many people were fond of left suddenly. You don’t need to know his name (nor will I disclose it), but just know he was very dear to us. Here is a poem I wrote, inspired by this terrible situation.
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Happy March everyone!
The March birthstone is aquamarine, a turquoise colored stone. This gemstone was believed to protect sailors, and promise a safe voyage. People born in March are known to be close to nature but have a fiery temper.
They have a unique gift to give the world, and they are loved by their friends. They hardly ever resort to violence, unless their temper gets the best of them.
March is also Women’s History Month, so make sure that you celebrate all the amazing women that are and were, and thank them for all that they do.
Have a great month!
Today was our last day in Florida!
I woke up at 7:00 and started packing my belongings. Around 9:00 we went to breakfast at the golf club. I had the biscuits and gravy with a glass of orange juice.
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Today we went to the beach! We left around 8:45, and got there around 10.
Kyra and I built 3 different nations out of the sand, each with their own back story.
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We went to the pool around 10 AM, and it got cloudy around noon so we went back to our condo. I worked a little on my VIDA collection (which I hope you guys will visit), and at 3:15 we went to see A Dog’s Purpose.
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A couple weeks ago I published a post about my new LGBTQ short story with a poll inside asking which of the LGBTQ-themed books you would consider reading.
Here are the results:
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Grandpa came to visit today, and he brought a giant tub of comic books!
Kyra and I have spent the last hour or so reading these, along with watching Mall Cop.
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Does this mean other planets could sustain life? We know Mars did have water, but these planets just discovered do have water!
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Sorry I didn’t post last night. We got home from dinner at about 10:30 and I was exhausted, so I didn’t post my draft that I had already written. There was a power outage this morning so I couldn’t post it then.
Just so I don’t confuse you, I’m setting the publishing date to yesterday so you don’t get confused. What that means, is that it will display that it was published yesterday, even though it wasn’t.
Yesterday I got out my LEGOS from the closet and played with them. It is a set called Monster Fighters, where you get sets of different locations (example: laboratory) and you get some monsters (example: Dr. Frankenstein and his monster) and some Monster Fighters, who try to attack the monsters. So far I have The Crazy Scientist And His Monster, The Mummy, The Werewolf and The Swamp Monster. I hope to get the vampire set soon.
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For years we’ve been going to our condo in Florida, and we always see alligators in ponds and small lakes around the area. Recently, they’ve started removing the alligators for safety reasons.
Continue reading “Day 2: Alligators And Manatees”