"My Favorite Holiday" Essays and Research Papers

  • My Favorite Holiday

    Prior to her television success, she also had much success on her radio show My Favorite Husband. The show was a comedy based on based on "the delightful stories of Isobel Scott Rorick's gay, sophisticated Mr. & Mrs. Cugat, starring Lucille Ball with Richard Denning" (Brady 159). The show soon became a hit, thanks to Ball's humor. "Just before Christmas 1948. . . General Foods agreed to sponsor My Favorite Husband to promote Jell-o" (Brady, 160) In addition to radio success, Ball was...

    CBS, Desi Arnaz, Desilu Productions 1204  Words | 4  Pages

  • Lucille Ball

    was born August 6, 1911 in an average middle class American family. Ball’s ground breaking show “I Love Lucy”, gave insight into a middle class family in the 1950’s, the only difference was Ball’s costar and husband Desi Arnez was Cuban. When I picked my topic I thought it would be cool to dig inside of Ball’s personal life with her husband and family but as I discovered she was one of the first women to have her own television show and is looked at as one of the most inspirational women in time for...

    CBS, Desi Arnaz, Desilu Productions 2318  Words | 6  Pages

  • 'I Love Lucy

    12). In 1940 he went to Hollywood and played a role in the movie version of the musical Too Many Girls. It was while they were working on this movie that he and Lucille first met. “I Love Lucy” originated from a radio show Lucille did called “My Favorite Husband.” She did the show with a man named Richard Denning, and even though Denning was excited to play the part of her husband in the actual television show, Lucille wanted her actual husband Desi to do it with her. This, along with other conflicts...

    CBS, Desi Arnaz, Desilu Productions 1997  Words | 5  Pages

  • My Favorite Season: Summer

    1011 September 27, 2010 My favorite season by far is summer. The coming of summer brings countless days at the town swimming whole, end of school, and trips to the beach. Summer time is a time when our family spends a lot of time together. It was the season when we set out to accomplish meeting every cheerleader at the beach. Most important of all this meant a time for us to enjoy ourselves. Summer days at the town swimming whole brings back so many things to my mind. It was where I had first...

    American films, Debut albums, English-language films 506  Words | 2  Pages

  • Mango and Favorite Season

    l`My favorite fruit is Mango. During summer mangoes are available in plenty. But we have to choose them correctly. Nowadays calcium carbide is resorted in mango ripening. Green mangoes are kept along with calcium carbide in godowns so that they ripen faster within two days. Then they are sold to shopkeepers. A fruit seller in Besant Nagar pointing a heap of mangoes stacked separately told that all these mangoes have been ripened using Kallu. He used to charge the right price and explain the reason...

    Autumn, Mangifera, Mango 2713  Words | 8  Pages

  • Elsevar

    Atlantic, Andre Techine's My Favorite Season is surely one of the best films of the summer, if not the year. After its release in France, My Favorite Season was unable to acquire an American distributor; however, following the modest art-house success of the director's subsequent effort, Wild Reeds, the door was opened for the movie's U.S. showing. For those who enjoy rich, complex character dramas, the arrival of My Favorite Season is a cause for celebration. My Favorite Season is about relationships...

    André Téchiné, Catherine Deneuve, Chiara Mastroianni 579  Words | 2  Pages

  • Comparison Essay on Different Seasons

    Christmas. Everyone enjoys Christmas and celebrating the holidays with family and friends. It’s almost like everyone hibernates in their homes because no one wants to go out in the cold or drive anywhere. It also gets dark very early so there’s not much time to be outside. Instead we might sit inside, cuddled up in a blanket, trying to get warm and watch a movie. I find myself not going out as much in the winter time and I can get very bored sitting in my house all night. If we get snow, it’s always fun...

    Autumn, Emotion, Love 676  Words | 2  Pages

  • Nature Observation

    really on campus unless I have class. As I sat by the trees on this windy afternoon savoring my Starbucks and black and white cookie, I saw squirrels chasing each other picking at nuts. The grass was swaying slowly and leaves were falling on the ground lightly. The air smelled of fresh air, wet soil and fast food. All I could think to myself was how much I am anticipating the arrival of autumn. My favorite season of the year is fall. It is the time of year when leaves change color from green to brown...

    Air pollution, Christmas and holiday season, Earth 762  Words | 2  Pages

  • Falling in Love with Fall

    A cool, crisp breeze with just a tinge of warmth brushes my face. The pearl-grey sky and sound of leaves twisting and twirling – I watch as they dance carelessly through the air. My favorite season is autumn because of the many changes and feelings of gratitude it brings, the festivities, and fashion. One of the main reasons I enjoy autumn is because of the many festivities and activities. Not only is the weather cooler, especially in Texas, for outdoor fun but people’s spirits seem brighter...

    Autumn, Autumn leaf color, Feeling 526  Words | 2  Pages

  • education "the help"

    especially the female ones and even with this they wouldn’t be consider able to do anything else and without even chance to demonstrate her intellectual prowess again “ “You're the smartest one in my class, Aibileen," she said. "And the only way you're going to stay sharp is to and write every day." So I start writing my prayers down instead a sayin em. But nobody call me smart since.” Skeeter has a close relationship with the black woman hired to care for her, Constantine. She's almost six feet tall and...

    African American, Black people, Education 695  Words | 2  Pages

  • My Favorite Holiday Celebration

    PART A: OUTLINE: I. DESCRIPTIVE ESSAY: Outline: Introduction: Holiday celebrations are often a very fun and festive time with my family. One such holiday is Tet holiday of year. Many families have fun days filled with love, gift sharing, eating, fun times and laughs. In my family the entire family gathers at my grandparent’s home. Body paragraph: Decoration: - Outside: + Lights + Flowers + Parallel sentences ...

    Family, Grandparent, Ho Chi Minh 830  Words | 4  Pages

  • My Holiday

    My Holiday By:Russel 10 A How I spent my December holiday,let me tell a story about my December holidays during the school break. When I was a young boy, I lived in a hot, tropical country wherein the temperature in the month of December could get only as low as 77 degrees Fahrenheit. Needless to say that even in the coldest night of the year, a snowball would melt and evaporate long before you could finish humming a few bars of “Silent Night.” Ever since I fell in love with Hans Christian...

    Echo, English-language films, Hand 1340  Words | 4  Pages

  • My Favorite Season of the Year

    My favorite season of the year is autumn. There are three main reasons why it is my favorite of the four seasons. During this season nature is an absolute wonder to see, Thanksgiving holiday occurs at this time, and the weather is perfect for many outdoor activities. The first reason I enjoy autumn so much, especially down here in the South, is because nature is such an absolute wonder to see during this time of the year. There are many animals that are preparing for the cold winter. A good way...

    A Great Way to Care, Autumn, Family 1293  Words | 3  Pages

  • my favorite destination

    Today I am here to share one of my favorite place in world. This place is one of miraculous blessing given by mother earth to all living things. I am so fond of this place that I see it in my dreams. Kereala, it was celebrated as a 'Paradise Found' - one of the ten in the world. A perfect description for a land renowned as "God's Own Country". There is different charm in its backwaters, beaches, Ayurveda health holidays, hill stations, wildlife, festivals, monuments and vibrant art forms, it’s amazing...

    Asia, Earth, English-language films 1308  Words | 4  Pages

  • My Favorite Holiday

    Christmas is my favorite holiday. My grandmother makes ham, salad, and cupcakes on Christmas. I also get a present on Christmas! Last year I got a new set of paint brushes. This year I hope to get new pencils and a drawing pad. I always have fun on Christmas. Halloween is another good holiday. My grandmother makes candy corn and cupcakes on Halloween. People wear costumes during Halloween. Last year I wore a skeleton costume. This year I am going to wear a zombie costume. July 4 is a...

    United States 250  Words | 2  Pages

  • My Favorite Holiday

    My favorite holiday is Christmas. Traditionally celebrated at home, Christmas is thought to be a family holiday. However nowadays the habits and ideas of people have changed very much. Christmas becomes more of the global holiday when it is appropriate to meet with many friends and go out for the round the night crazy celebration. Every person finds his own most favorite things about Christmas. In this small essay I will examine what this holiday means to me, and what are the best parts of it that...

    Christmas, Christmas Eve, Christmas lights 699  Words | 2  Pages

  • My Favorite Holiday

    Christina English Comp 1 3 January 2014 My Favorite Holiday Ever since I can remember, the members of my family have met at my mother’s house every year for Christmas. I can say that this holiday is celebrated two days, one is on December 24th and the second on December 25th, on those two days we try to spend time together talking, laughing, traveling, and playing games and so on. As a result, Christmas in my family is my favorite time of the year. The day before Christmas, it is felt in...

    Christmas, Christmas Eve, Christmas lights 430  Words | 2  Pages

  • My Favorite Holiday

    If I had to choose my favorite season it would be very difficult choice. All four seasons are unique in their own special way, such as the climate, scenery, and activities. Although I enjoy the warmer months of summer, I also enjoy the cooler months of winter. In a sense, I have narrowed my favorite seasons down to two; summer and winter.  The biggest difference between summer and winter is the climate. One of the main attractions of summer is the warm weather. I like being outside on a bright...

    Color, Color wheel, Green 517  Words | 2  Pages

  • My Favorite Holiday

    through my mind. There are so many holidays today that it is mindboggling. Did you know that today, February 7th is “Send a card to a friend day” and “Wave all your fingers at your friends’ day?” Of course these aren’t really highly celebrated days. There are all of the more important holidays such as the Fourth of July, Thanksgiving, New Years, and so on. These holidays while they are important they are not my favorite and I don’t look forward to them all year. Christmas is my favorite Holiday...

    2002 albums, Black Friday, Christmas 692  Words | 2  Pages

  • Christmas, my favorite holiday

    Hello, my name is Marycarmen Rivas, before I get down to my presentation I want to introduce myself better and tell you a little bit about me: I was born on a beautiful Monday on March the 26th of 1984 here in the city of Puebla. I live with my mom, sister, and my handsome one year old son. I'm a single mother trying to do the best I can for my son, however, I get a lot of help from my family, especially from my mom. I also have a boyfriend, we love each other very much and plan to get married...

    Christmas, Christmas controversy, Christmas Eve 708  Words | 2  Pages

  • Weather and Premium My Favorite

    hhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh My Favorite Person something good to say about everyone. Micah is a blessing to me and will always be on the most favorite people. With all his wittiness and good looks, he is truly... Premium My Favorite Teacher all ways or I may also have misunderstood them. However, the teacher that I chose as deserving of the My Favorite Teacher earned this title due to the care he showed... Premium Favorite Place the kids swim...

    Alton Brown, Climate, Climate change 525  Words | 3  Pages

  • My Favorite Chinese Festival

    My Favorite Chinese Festival The Mid-autumn is my favorite Chinese festival. It always falls on the 15th day of August, but this year is on 29th September. “This wonderful tale is a depiction of a Chinese family coming together and preparing to celebrate the moon with a nighttime picnic that embraces their Chinese customs with glowing lanterns and includes traditional dishes, such as the moon cakes, pomelos, and tea.”(LIN 94) A few days before the festival, everyone in the family will help to...

    Chang'e, Chinese calendar, Han Chinese 1052  Words | 3  Pages

  • My Favorite Teacher

    My favorite teacher was scary and mean -- but only in the eyes of those who had never been in her classroom. Those of us who were her students encouraged the rumors and bolstered our reputations for bravery, secure in the knowledge that she would protect and defend us with every ounce of her being, because we were "her students." What kind of teacher inspires such trust? The best kind! The other day a local newspaper columnist, the survivor of an abusive childhood, wrote about a teacher who had...

    Zero tolerance 706  Words | 3  Pages

  • My Favorite Place

    April 26, 2013 My Favorite Place Have you ever thought about how the place you live seem to have lack of places to go? Is it really inconvenient to get to places? And sometimes when you go somewhere, you have to worry about the weather. Where would you go? Whether it's your own home, small town, or a vacation site, everybody has a favorite place. Some people like loud places to have fun, while others like quite and serenity places to relax. If I had to choose my favorite place, it would be...

    Climate, Ferris wheel, Meteorology 920  Words | 3  Pages

  • My Favorite Dogs

    about my three favorite breeds of dogs. THESIS: Any dog can make a great pet but my favorites are chihuahuas, boston terriers and boxers. INTRODUCTION I. Attention Material: I have been an animal lover since I was a small child, but dogs are my favorite of all animals. II. Credibility: I have two dogs, a Chihuahua and a Boston Terrier. III. Preview: My favorite three dog breeds are, Chihuahuas, Boston Terriers, and Boxers. Transition: Lets start by talking about my first favorite dog the...

    Boston Terrier, Chihuahua, Companion dog 787  Words | 3  Pages

  • My Favorite Food

    -Here are some guidelines for writing a descriptive essay: Take time to brainstorm If your instructor asks you to describe your favorite food, make sure that you jot down some ideas before you begin describing it. For instance, if you choose pizza, you might start by writing down a few words: sauce, cheese, crust, pepperoni, sausage, spices, hot, melted, etc. Once you have written down some words, you can begin by compiling descriptive lists for each one. Use clear and concise language. ...

    Chicken, Cooking, Fried chicken 848  Words | 4  Pages

  • My Favorite Holiday

    popular spots -and it’s the most ‘happening’ place in the island too.*wink* AndamanAnyway on most of my visits I prefer to stay at Pantai Tengah -which is not far from Pantai Cenang , and more peaceful and quiet. I am not a party animal -so that’s explaining why I prefer these places. I’ve once stayed at Temoyong, which is quite secluded and has fantastic views. Wherever I stay -other than holiday, I love shopping in Langkawi. Because of it’s duty free status -you can get plenty of things , among...

    Automobile, Bay of Bengal, Holiday 506  Words | 2  Pages

  • My Favorite Website

    My Favorite Website is Rollingstone Rollingstone.com  As s fan of music, movies, TV and just about all things pop culture it was hard for me to choose which was my favorite website. In this day and age, any and all information is just a click away. I chose a website that gives me access to all of these things and more, Rollingstone.com. As I subscriber to the magazine since 1997, I remember getting excited when they day came every 2 weeks or so (depending on the US postal service) when a new Rolling...

    Elvis Presley, Hunter S. Thompson, Jann Wenner 1322  Words | 3  Pages

  • My Favorite Holiday Destination

    I have been going to Lumina resort my entire life. Even though my teenage years, where it seemed nothing could entertain my adolescent attitude, I looked forward to vacationing on the lake of bays every summer.  As a child, I recall Petticoat. For a few hours every day my parents got a break to do as they pleased, as my sisters and I made crafts, learned songs, played games, and heard stories. It was also a great way to make friends with other children visiting the resort. Lumina always has great...

    A Great Way to Care, Adolescence, Caesar salad 668  Words | 1  Pages

  • My Favorite Deserts

    ENGLISH COMP.2. ASSIGN 2 | A Description | | A description about my favorite desserts. | | Mrs. Mirelle Jayawardene | 3/10/2013 | | My Favorite Desserts Everybody has their favorite games, cars and meals. Also everyone has their desserts and I have mine. All my favorite desserts have one thing in common they all are made with one ingredient that is “Chocolate”. Mmm!! Chocolate Desserts! I honestly believe that chocolate is the closest we can get to heaven as mortals, seriously...

    Butter, Chocolate, Custard 780  Words | 3  Pages

  • Mcdonald’s, My Favorite Restaurant

    McDonald’s, My Favorite Restaurant McDonald’s is a fast food restaurant chain and “has over 32,000 locations in more than 100 countries around the globe” (McDonald’s website). It is one of most popular fast food restaurants in the world, and preferred by a lot of people. The restaurants are very modern and cozy and always have a place for children to play in. It is also known for their Happy Meals, which contains a hamburger, french fries and the always desired toy. McDonald’s is my favorite fast food...

    Burger King, Fast food, Fast food restaurant 829  Words | 3  Pages

  • Favorite Holiday

    Favorite holidays As an immigrant, Christmas is not my traditional holiday. I celebrated Christmas for the first time when I was in India. It was my first and last Christmas with my Indian friends. I collected money from friends and we held a little party at my house. Our Christmas party was very different than an American Christmas party. We didn’t decorate the Christmas tree and also there was no snow. I didn’t get different kinds of food for my friends because at the end I left with very little...

    Christmas, Christmas controversy, Christmas Eve 601  Words | 2  Pages

  • My Favorite Place

    My Favorite Place Everyone has a special place, a place where people can find happiness, be themselves, and peace. This special place perhaps is a place where people have a dream to go for a vacation, honeymoon, or relax. A tense of mind in life force people to think about the place that they can truly relax. In many people’s lives, a travel is the best option for relaxation. Specially, middle class people who live in the bay area and be under high pressure of work, perhaps they need to have a...

    Dollar, Halong Bay, Pound sterling 1137  Words | 3  Pages

  • My Favorite Childhood Place

    Anthony Leon EngWr300 Shapiro March 1, 2015 My favorite childhood place I was separated from my family at a young age. When I was 7 my family and I moved to Vallejo because of my father’s job. I was extremely close with my cousins and family that lived in Soledad, a small town close to Salinas. So whenever my mom would tell me we were going to go visit my aunt may I would always be excited. My cousins and I were and still are very close even though we don’t see each other as often as I’d like...

    Cousin, Debut albums, Family 972  Words | 3  Pages

  • My Favorite Photo

    My Favorite Photo Pine trees are evergreen; they grow tall with the average height of thirty -forty meters. Each pine tree has very unique poses: some grow straight, fall more to the left or tilt more to the right. One tree has at least seven major braches; moreover, each branch is covered by the thickness green color of the leaves. The leaves are very pointy and sharp as needles. The smell of pine gives you the touch of relaxation from nature. Pine trees grow as a group, as if they were a united...

    Family, Father, Love 1269  Words | 3  Pages

  • My Favorite Food

    Ever since I was a little boy, pizza has always had a special place in my heart. From pizza day in the school cafeteria to pizza parties at sleep away camp, there was nothing more exciting than when that cardboard box was opened to reveal a round pie with eight delicious slices waiting to be devoured. Early on I learned that everybody eats their pizza differently. There are those who fold their slices in half, those who eat their slices with two hands, and those who (dare I say) like to cut their...

    Calzone, Campania, Italian cuisine 2393  Words | 6  Pages

  • Favorite Holiday

    Journal Entry #1 : Free Writing : My Favorite Holiday As an immigrant from Vietnam living in The United States, I have been celebrating many holidays every year such as July 4th, Christmas, Easter, Labor Day... However, my favorite holiday is still Tet Nguyen Dan, which is usually called Lunar New Year. With the whole family here, we can still celebrate Tet annual as a traditional custom. It is not only a traditional celebration when the new year comes, but also the most important annual celebration...

    Chinese New Year, Kumquat, New Year 514  Words | 2  Pages

  • My Best Holiday

    travelling around the whole world would be a dream come true. There are so many places I want to visit. I have been in 8 countries. One of them is England. I want to tell you about that trip, because it was a dream holiday. The trip lasted for 4 days. It was a girl trip, only me and my mum. We had to take the coast bus to Haugesund very early at the morning. We arrived Haugesund airport and took the plain to Stansted airport in London. I was very excited and had huge expectations because I had heard...

    Bed and breakfast, Elaine Benes, Haugesund 1325  Words | 3  Pages

  • My Last Holiday

    My last holiday It still haunts me till this day. It was the most scariest moments I have ever encounter in my life. How wrong was I to make that decision. Why I did not listen to my friend. How I wish I could turn back the time. On my last holiday, my friends and I have decided to finish up our homework at Jason’s house. We wanted to go to the nearby shopping mall after completing our homework. That is why we choose Jason’s house which is nearby a shopping mall called “Prangin Mall”. So we were...

    Basement, Building, Existential quantification 945  Words | 3  Pages

  • My Favorite Celebrity

    Tiffany Presley English Composition Dr. Philip Underwood October 21, 2013 My favorite celebrity I’m writing my essay on is Maya Angelou. The reason why I’ve chosen her as my favorite celebrity is that she has given us the greatness of poems. Her poem’s to me is so remarkable. My favorite poem is “Still I Rise”. This poem is so influential to me because the poem is so powerful. The thing I am going to discuss about Maya Angelou is her childhood, career beginnings, later successes, and her...

    African-American Civil Rights Movement, Coretta Scott King, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings 917  Words | 3  Pages

  • My Favorite Place, Capurganá.

    My favorite place, Capurganá. 1. Description Hist.background of the place. the Kuna Indians were the first inhabitants until the twentieth century that were displaced by settlers black-mulatto who came from the city of Cartagena .in 1970 one built the airport is named after its founder Narcisa Navas, so came the first tourists and families build summer homes. One built in 1975 after the first hotel and others like Almar and Calypso, and already by 1990 there were more than 20 hotels...

    Colombia, English-language films, Hotel 575  Words | 3  Pages

  • My Favorite Community Helper

    GLOBAL LESSON PLAN FORMAT Title of Lesson: My Favorite Community Helper Topic: Community Helpers Subject Areas: Language Arts, Social Studies, and Fine Arts Grade Level: 1st Grade Description or Outcome Statement: Students will listen to a haiku poem about a Construction Worker. Together, students will brainstorm and create a haiku poem about pilots. Then individually, students will create their own haiku poem about their favorite community worker. Specific Lesson Outcome Statement:...

    Assessment, Education, Educational psychology 834  Words | 4  Pages

  • My Favorite Art

    A New Day Has Come I have never been a person who looks at art and enjoys it. My favorite artwork is Gottfried Helnweint Boulevard of Broken Dreams. But when ask to write about my favorite art piece, that didn’t come to mind. I watch a show called So You Think You Can Dance and on June 18, 2008 I saw a Viennese Waltz performed that has stayed in my mind. For me art is something that gets you thinking and feeling in a way that you might not have before. Everything from the music to the lighting...

    Celine Dion, Dance, Emotion 998  Words | 3  Pages

  • My Favorite Memory

    It all began in the summer of 1988 when my parents packed up our car. We began our countless hour journeys from Youngstown, Ohio to FaHoLo Deaf Family Camp in Grass Lake, Michigan. The excitement and thrill that would rush through my veins when going to FAHOLO sent visions to my head about who I would see first, where I would be staying, what I would be doing, and to what fun places I would go. You are never too old to go to FAHOLO, there is always something to do no matter what age you are. Although...

    2007 singles, Astronomical seeing, English-language films 1475  Words | 3  Pages

  • My Favorite Film

    My Favorite Film If you're like me a person who like action, then the movie Bad Boys 2 would be one of my highly recommended films to see. Actors Will Smith and Martin Lawrence play as two Narcotic Detectives in the big city of Los Angeles. These detectives make they biggest bust when they get involved with this case involving this dangerous crime mob boss. One of the reasons I love this movie so much is because it shows how no matter what our daytime job is we still are sensitive...

    American film actors, Bad Boys, Bad Boys II 586  Words | 3  Pages

  • My Favorite Movie

    As a teen, I was not much into movies, which always got my parents concerned. My parents were very broadminded; they encouraged me to see all types of movies, to develop my interest, so that I could “know the real world”, as they believed that cinema was a reflection of our daily lives. My brother, who was 15, was even more concerned about my disinterest in movies, and took upon himself, the pious duty of introducing me to the realities of life, though in a starker way. He had a huge collection of...

    Film, The Prodigal Daughter 1599  Words | 4  Pages

  • My Favorite Artist

     My Favorite Artist: Yayoi Kusama Nanxuan Zheng Art 470-02 Emmalyn Gennis November 7, 2014 Yayoi Kusama, a Japanese contemporary artist and writer, started to paint using polka dots and nets as motifs at around age ten, and created fantastic paintings in watercolors, pastels and oils. Her work has transcended two of the most important art movements of the second half of the twentieth century: pop art and minimalism. Her extraordinary and highly influential career...

    Art, Contemporary art, Expressionism 1360  Words | 8  Pages

  • Favorite Restaurant

    My Favorite Restaurant in Thailand When feeling bored eating at home, wanting to meet your friends or your family, or having a special occasion to celebrate, going restaurant will be a good alternative for you. There are a lot of good restaurants in Thailand that you can enjoy your favorite meal in the atmosphere you please. Someone may like fine dining in the luxurious restaurant, and someone may like general food or fast food in the ordinary restaurant. People have their own favorite restaurant...

    Eating, Food, Isan 1298  Words | 4  Pages

  • my favorite movie essay

    Corina Termini. My favorite movie: “The Notebook” Movies give you inspiration to do or change many things in Life. This is a huge benefit on watching movies because they often give you something to learn from, you can see probably how a bad decision can change you life forever, how people influence can sometimes be bad for you, how everyone is capable of good thing in life, how by working hard you can achieve you goals, etc. So, trough movies you can get motivated and look forward in your life...

    English-language films, Horror film, Love 973  Words | 3  Pages

  • Holiday

    Devin Greenlaw 3/2/13 2nd Period Love the Holiday (Billie Holiday Report) Born Eleanora Fagan on April 7, 1915 in Philadelphia, PA; the amazing jazz vocalist never imagined she was going to become one of the biggest jazz musicians of all time. Rose Primarily in Baltimore, MD with her mother, Sady Fagan, who gave birth to Billie at the age of nineteen. Billie was raised primarily with her mother. Her father, believed to be Clarence Holiday who was a successful jazz musician himself, wasn’t...

    Benny Goodman, Billie Holiday, Jazz 900  Words | 3  Pages

  • My (Not So Unique) Holiday Family Traditions

    because I couldn’t think of one tradition off the top of my head that was special and unique to my family. I sat there and wondered, should I tell the truth and reveal the fact that my family doesn’t have any traditions? Should I make one up and fake my way through the entire thing just to get a good grade? Should I take someone else’s family tradition and call it my own? As you can probably tell, I was completely stuck. I feel as though my family traditions are ones that are shared with other families...

    African American, African people, Black church 1038  Words | 3  Pages

  • Favorite Holiday

    Do you know what’s your favorite holiday is? I do. Every Christmas I can count on gifts, food, and family. First of all every Christmas morning my little brother is the first one up early, waiting for our mother to wake up and let him open gifts. Video games, clothes, tablets, and sneakers are in the boxes under the tree. I received an iPad, Pavilion laptop and Dre Beats for my music. My mother received everything she wanted and that's us being happy and appreciative. Furthermore everybody was...

    Bread, Cake, Christmas 512  Words | 2  Pages

  • Charmed, My Favorite TV Show

    Running head: CHARMED: MY FAVORITE TV SHOW Charmed: My Favorite TV Show Tolby Markham Kaplan University LS 526-01: Academic and Professional Writing for Graduate Students CHARMED: MY FAVORITE TV SHOW Charmed: My Favorite TV Show Charmed, I’m sure! Are you? Charmed is the story of The Charmed Ones – the most powerful good witches the world has ever known, whose job is to protect the innocent and not blow their cover. When their grandmother, Grams, suffers a heart attack, Prue...

    Alyssa Milano, Charmed, Holly Marie Combs 1143  Words | 4  Pages

  • My Favorite Book

    government systems, and traditions. Holidays and celebrations also vary between the two countries. Even Christmas and other Christian holidays, although celebrated by both countries, have some key differences. New Year * New Year's Eve and New Year's Day are celebrated by both Great Britain and the U.S. on December 31 and January 1 every year. According to ProjectBritain.com, it wasn't until 2000 that fireworks were used in Great Britain to celebrate the holiday, although this tradition has been...

    Christmas, Christmas carol, Christmas Eve 943  Words | 3  Pages

  • My Favourite Holiday Destination

    My Favourite Holiday Destination I have been to several places around the world, Mumbai and Goa in India, Paris in France, Hamburg in Germany, Rome and Venice in Italy, Vatican City, Singapore, Hong Kong, Melbourne and Sydney in Australia but my personal favourite is the Brisbane-Gold Coast trip which also happens to be in Australia. I liked it very much since Gold Coast had 2 huge theme parks and an amazing water park. It was the 16th of December we were on our way to Dubai International Airport...

    Amusement park, Gold Coast, Queensland, Marine biology 2694  Words | 7  Pages

  • My Favorite Place

    My Familiar Escape In the story “The Way to Rainy Mountain,” by N. Scott Momaday, Momaday relates to his special place which is Rainy Mountain. It holds the harshest weather on earth, but is still spectacularly beautiful to him. There is a place I love as well, and find myself looking forward to every year. I count the days until I hop on the plane to reach my destination. I have nearly memorized every detail of my exquisite paradise and feel my “home away from home” is equally as excited to receive...

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  • My Favorite Subject

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