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Children Learn What They LiveIf a child lives with Criticism
He learns to Condemn.
If a child lives with Hostility
He learns to Fight.
If a child lives with Ridicule
He learns to be Shy.
If a child lives with Shame
He learns to feel Guilty.
If a child lives with Tolerance
He learns to be Patient.
If a child lives with Encouragement
He learns Confidence.
If a child lives with Praise
He learns to Appreciate.
If a child lives with Fairness
He learns Justice.
If a child lives with Security
He learns to have Faith.
If a child lives with Approval
He learns to Like Himself.
If a child lives with Acceptance, and Friendship
He learns to Have Love With The World.
Two Wolves - TaleA Old Cherokee Chief was teaching his grandson about life
"A fight is going on inside me." he said to the Boy. "It is a terrible fight and it is between two wolves"
"One is evil - he is anger, envy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt, resentment, inferiority, lies, false pride, superority, self-doubt, and ego."
"The other is good - he is joy, peace, love, hope, serenity, humility, kindness, benevolence, empathy, generosity, truith, compassion, and faith."
"The same fight is going on inside you - and inside every other person too!"
The Grandson thought about it for a minute and then asked his Grandfather "which wolf will win?"
The old Chief simply replied,
"The one you feed"
Apple Pie RecipeApple Pie (Makes two pies)
5 ½ cups all purpose flour
1 lb shortening
1 tsp salt
1 ½ cups cold water
1 tbsp vinegar
1/4 cup butter
What to do:
-get bowl of flour, and put shortening in it. start breaking the shortening apart, about almond size.
-add salt, and set aside.
-Now get a measuring cup, and add your vinegar, water and egg. Beat untuil all is dissolved.
-Add water mixture to flour mixture, knead, roll out on floured table, and continue to knead.
-DON'T OVER KNEAD! dough will become hard! just enough until it stays together. add water if needed
-Roll into circle, and cut in four. ceram wrap them, and place in fridge.
-Cut ends off apples, peel them, cut them in fours, an take out the core. Slice them evenly
-take dough out of fridge, and roll out with rolling pin. when thin, place on a pie dish, and start placing layers of apple, cinnamon sugar, and bits of butter in order.
-ONLY USE HALF THE APPLES!
Soggy Bread And CheeseSoggy Bread And Cheese
You will need:
What to do:
-Chop up cheese, place it over piece of bread. (Or two) and put it on a plate, and microwave it untuil cheese is completley melted.
-Will be HOT. be careful
(However, microwave it too long, and the cheese will evaporate)
Do Not CryDo not stand at my grave and weep:
I am not there. I do not sleep.
I am a thousand winds that blow.
I am the softly fallen snow;
I am the gentle showers of rain.
I am the field of ripening grain.
I am in the morning hush,
I am in the grateful rush
Of beautiful birds in circling flight.
I am the starshine of the night.
I am in the flowers that bloom.
I am in a quiet room.
I am in the birds that sing.
I am in each lovely thing.
So do not stand at my grave and cry.
I am not there.
I did not die.
Blueberry Cheesecake RecipeBLUEBERRY CHEESECAKE
1 cup graham cracker crumbs
2 tablespoons white sugar
1/4 cup melted butter
2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
1 cup sour cream
3/4 cup white sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
2 cups frozen blueberries, dry pack
1/3 cup blueberry jelly
what to do
1. Combine crumbs, 2 tablespoons sugar and butter. Pat mixture into the bottom of a 9 inch spring form pan.
2. Mash cream cheese until soft and creamy. Gradually beat in sour cream, 3/4 cup sugar, vanilla and flour. Beat in eggs one at a time.
3. Pour mixture into crumb-lined pan. Bake in a preheated 325 degree F (165 degrees C) oven for 1 hour or until firm to the touch.
4. Cool and then remove cake from pan by loosening edges with a knife. Place frozen blueberries on top of cake. Melt jelly and spoon over blueberries to glaze. Chill until ready to serve.
Chocolate Banana Cake RecipeMain Ingredients:
All-purpose flour: 1+3/4 cups
Granulated sugar: 1+ 1/2 cups
Cocoa powder: 3 /4 cup
Baking soda: 1+1/2 tsp
Salt: 1/2 teaspoon
Baking powder: 1+1/2 tsp
Eggs: 2 large (preferably room temperature)
Bananas: 3 ripe, mashed
Warm water: 1 cup
Milk: 1/2 cup
Vegetable oil: 1/2 cup (safflower or canola)
Vanilla: 1+1/2 teaspoon (extract or powder)
Chocolate Frosting Ingredients:
Semisweet or bittersweet chocolate: 8 ounces (227 grams) cut into small pieces
(about 1+1/4 cups chocolate chips)
Whipping cream: 3/4 cup
1. Grease and flour two 9-inch round pan. Or, cut two circles of parchment paper, the size of the pans, grease the pans, cover with parchment paper and grease again. Set aside.
2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
3. In a large bowl, sift the flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, salt, and baking powder together, set aside. Whisk in the sugar.
4. In another large bowl, whisk together the eggs, mashed bananas, water, milk, oil and vanilla extract.
5. Add the wet in
Marshmellow Cheesecake RecipeMain Ingredients:
Marshmallow: 200 gram (2 cups), preferably in miniature size
Milk: 1/2+1/4 cup
Cream cheese: 1 package (250 gram), in room temperature (at least 3 hours out
of the fridge)
Whipping cream: 1 cup
Butter: 6 tbsp, melted
Graham cracker crumbs: 1+2/3 cup
Sugar: 4 tbsp
Strawberry Sauce Ingredients:
Strawberry: 12 (frozen or fresh)
Sugar: 1+1/2 tbsp
1. To make the crust, combine melted butter, graham cracker crumbs and sugar in a bowl and mix until combined; press onto a bottom of a 9" round pan.
2. Melt marshmallows in milk in a saucepan over low heat. Remove from heat when marshmallows are completely melted and the mixture is smooth.
3. In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese until smooth. Gradually add the melted marshmallow mixture and beat until smooth. Set aside to cool slightly (for 15 to 30 minutes).
4. In a large bowl, beat whipping cream until stiff (*). Gently fold the cream into the cheese-marshmallow mixture until it is completely m
Blueberry Muffin RecipeBlueberry muffin:
You will need:
3/4 cup milk
1/4 cup lemon juice
2 cups all purpose flour
3/4 cup sugar
1 tablespoon baking powder
½ tablespoon ground cinnamon
½ teaspoon salt
1 egg, lightly beaten
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries
- In a small bowl, mix in milk, and lemon juice. Set aside.
- In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon and salt. Set aside.
Add milk and oil to milk mixture. Mix well. Stir gently into flour mixture just until
moistened. Fold in blueberries.
- Fill Greased, or paper-lined muffin cups two thirds full. Bake at 400 degrees F at
22-24 minutes or until center is cooked.
Pet Peeves for Fan FictionI would believe that we all have got them, especially people who have been writing for many years and have begun to understand the very complicated and cryptic workings of story writing. Now, these pet peeves don't HAVE to be about Fan Fiction, specifically, but they seem to be the only things I'm reading nowadays, so it's the only thing I can go to at the moment. Though, there has been a time in one of the stories I've read where the girl is dumber than dumb could possibly get, but surely there's this bright side to the ridiculous choices they choose to make (like sleeping with a teacher, mostly for his looks, and later find out he only did it for some other women, who he liked and wanted to impress because she was evil and all that garbage, but his sentiments weren't returned at all....Ever...Yeah, if you've read the House of Night series, then you'll understand what I'm talking about here!).
Anyways, back to the matter at hand. Pet peeves of stories. First, I am going to describe in
Sequel Let-Down Month - Spider-Man 3 Part 2
Peter does the first smart thing in this movie and he goes to Dr. Curt Connors (Dylan Baker) to have him analyze the organism. While Connors deices to wait until mooring to run tests, he warns Peter not to let it get on him as it's characteristics seem to be similar to that of "a symbiote, an organism that bonds with a host to survive." Now being the science-whiz, you'd think Peter would start listing off animal species that live in harmony in a symbiosis relationship, like remoras and sharks, but considering Peter and Dr. Connors have no idea what this thing is, I would listen to the guy.
Peter returns home in time to hear a police report describe a sandstorm following a bank robbery and figure out Marko is involved. He is about to don his red suit when he decides to disregard Dr. Connors and put on the Black Suit as he swings his way to the bank to investigate where he finds sand escaping down a storm drain. At the same time, Eddie Brock appears to take a picture but Spider-Man smash
Nukid101's inFAMOUS Review
Welcome everyone to my first review of something non-2014. I’ve been meaning to start doing this for a while now, but things like work and holiday have gotten in the way, but I’m here now starting my first review of the PS3 exclusive, inFAMOUS.
Why did I choose this game? Truthfully it was because I recently finished inFAMOUS: Second Son, and before I do my inevitable review of that game, I figured it would be good to look back on the previous entries of this series and give you my thoughts on each one; if only to contextualise what I think of the series overall. With that said and done, let’s dig in, shall we?
Nukid101’s inFAMOUS Review
In InFAMOUS, the player controls the protagonist Cole MacGrath, a bike messenger caught in the center of an explosion that devastates several city blocks of the fictional Empire City. The explosion sends the city into chaos while Cole finds himself with new electricity-based super powers. When Empire City
Unicorn Twilight is still canon
Someone pointed this out to me and he's absolutely right! Think about it. Lauren Faust is the creator of this show, not Hasbro. Hasbro may own the rights, but it was Lauren Faust that made the Friendship is Magic series in the first place. She left at the beginning of Season 2. So everything that happens Post-The Return of Harmony, Season 3, Season 4 and the movies is considered "non-canon".
Whatever Meghan McCarthy does to the show won't matter because, non of it is canon to Friendship is Magic. Unless Hasbro hires Lauren Faust again, all of this is, what I like to call: "inside fanon". Fanon within a company.
Lauren Faust is the main source, everything else around it is third party.
Just because something is official, doesn't always mean it's canon.
So people who think Alicorn Twilight is canon, are wrong. Actually it is Unicorn Twilight that is still canon to this very day. That fact will remain, until the show creator, which is Lauren Faust, makes the changes herself.
Mekakucity Actors episode 1 Review
Today marked the release of Mekakucity Actors, an anime based off the popular song series Kagerou Project that has branched into a manga and light novel.
Ive been excited for this anime for quite awhile, but does it live up to the hype? Lets find out.
The episode starts with the main character Shintaro, a shut in NEET addicted to the internet, in his room browsing the web as Ene, a cyber girl who lives in his computer tries to persuade him into buying a bundle of sunscreen online. Shintaro lashes out at Ene, which causes soda to accidentally spill on his keyboard and short it out. This forces Shintaro to go outside for the first time in two years to buy a replacement, and well i'm not going to tell you the rest.
The first thing I'd like to point out is the animation. I heard that some people were not fond of the animation from previews, but I really liked the animation here.
After that is the story. I heard from several sources that the s
Sequel Let-Down Month - Spider-Man 3 Part 1
Welcome back to Nostalgiaviews as we continue our journey into disappointment with movie sequels that bit us in the asses when we hoped for something good.
This week's entry is another superhero film that brought negative feedback to the studios that also forced an official reboot; "Spider-Man 3."
Unlike X-Men, I'm very familiar with Spider-Man. My very first comic book I ever owned was a Spider-Man/Wolverine crossover. I've had quite a fondness of the superhero, I watched the shows, both the old CBS 1960's Spider-Man that has become the subject of Internet Memes lately, the 1990's Fox series "Spider-Man The Animated Series," that short-lived "Spider-Man: The New Animated Series" from 2003 that starred Neil Patrick Harris as Spider-Man and even the recent "Ultimate Spider-Man" has been getting some chuckles out of me. Point is, I grew up looking up to heroes like Spider-Man and yet the only good show about superheroes that came out around that point in time
Supernatural Horror films are a dime a dozen nowadays, aren't they? You have your Paranormal Activities, your Conjurings, your Sinisters, and what not. Well here's another to add to the list but don't worry folks, this is a good one. A very, very good one I may add.
Some may scoff at the premise of some sort of possessed mirror causing all sorts of trouble like it sounds like something out of Goosebumps or that one sequel to The Amityville Horror that utilized the idea. But someone once said there are no bad ideas, just bad writers and well, whoever said that would be right. The film takes the idea of an evil mirror and runs with it through every step of the way and being clever about it in a psychological sense.
To start things off, we have Karen Gillan (yes, of Doctor Who fame) and Brenton Thwaites as our two leads and they have very good chemistry with each other-complementing each other with different viewpoints. Karen Gillan plays Kaylie, one who could say is a tad obsessed if you
Captain America: The Winter Soldier Review
Where to start with this guy? Well, let me flat out say this; I like Captain America better than Superman. Why that? Well in a way Captain America is like the Marvel equivalent of the man of steel himself. I bring this up as, well, I'm kind of a hypocrite admittedly. Superman is kind too much of a boy scout but that same token, Steve Rogers kind of is. But I guess you can chalk that up to personal preference but I'm not using that as a get out of debate free card, don't get me wrong. I mean truth be told, I'm just a big, big fan of Marvel. Despite some hiccups, some damaging than others (looking at you Avengers #200). However out of the two mainstream comic companies between them and DC, I lean towards the one with superheroes with problems of their own. Now don't get me wrong, I like plenty of DC's own superheroes; hell, Batman is my all time favorite superhero, hands down.
But Marvel in a way speaks to me more than DC. But it's interesting, Captain America was a character I didn't co
The Amazing Spider-Man Review
Peter Parker finds a clue that might help him understand why his parents disappeared when he was young. His path puts him on a collision course with Dr. Curt Connors, his father's former partner. This is Rumor Control, here are the facts! This Sunday I will be seeing Captain America: The Winter Soldier! As such I thought it would be a good idea to review some Marvel films before I see it. We begin with The Amazing Spider-Man, which back in the day got some good reviews. Is it as good as the pundits say or was the Spider-Man film that had an old man in a bird costume the better route to go? Let’s find out.
The story for The Amazing Spider-Man is mostly decent. It isn’t a bad story but it lacks something that made the original trilogy so good: Emotional depth. Throughout the film’s entirety I found that I just couldn’t connect with the story or the characters on any kind of emotional level. The main problems for this are that the filmmakers just didn’t seem
Vegetable or Olive Oil
1 cup water
½ cup margarine or butter
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon (optional)
What to do:
Prepare to fry the churros by heating oil in a pan (1 to 1&1/2 inches) to 360 degrees F.
To make churro dough, heat water, margarine and salt to rolling boil in 3-quart saucepan.
Stir in flour. Stir over low heat until mixture forms a ball.
In about 1 minute, remove from heat. Beat eggs all at once.
Continue beating until smooth and then add to saucepan while stirring mixture.
Spoon mixture into cake decorators' tube with large star tip (like the kind use to decorate cakes).
Squeeze 4-inch strips of dough into hot oil.
Fry 3 or 4 strips at a time until golden brown, turning once, about 2 minutes on each side.
Drain on paper towels.
Mix Sugar and the optional cinnamon.
Roll churros in sugar or dump the sugar on the pile of churros.
The Key That Changed The World
Deeply regret to advise you Titanic sank this morning, the fifteenth, after a collision with an iceberg resulting in serious loss of life. Further particulars later.
At 2:20 AM Atlantic Standard Time on the morning of April 15, 1912, the largest and most luxurious man-made object that had ever been moved, the Royal Mail Steamer (RMS) Titanic, disappeared beneath the calm waters of the North Atlantic about 370 miles or 600 kilometers south-southeast of the coast of Newfoundland, leaving behind her the majority of 2,208 living, breathing human beings-- people with families, dreams, hopes, ambitions, and plans-- struggling to stay afloat in the frigid ocean water. Among them were the world's richest and most famous and influential individuals, who
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