Author: Mario Garrett

Milk review

Dustin Lance Black. Dustin Lance Black. I kept seeing that name in big bold faced letters as I sat in awe of the trailer as it rolled before one of my recent trips to the theatre to watch some faire. Why would a screenwriter have his name plastered in bigger letters than an Oscar buzzed lead actor? Well, after seeing Milk, I can tell you that for the first time since Diablo Cody (the stripper-cum-Oscar-winner), do we have a writer who is deserving of the spotlight that usually left for actors and directors. Milk is not only one of the best movies of 2008, but it is also one of the best movies for the struggle of equal rights ever made. From the beginning, we see a new Sean Penn. Penn portrays Harvey Milk, the title character in this Gus Van Sant masterpiece. This is probably the most cl...

Job Search Tips and Resources – Federal Government vs. Sales

Here you will find Job Search Tips and Resources for 2 higher paying career paths. The Federal Government and Sales Jobs have great but very different benefits.   The Federal Government is the 2nd largest employer in the World and Sales / Marketing positions are always in demand no matter what the economic environment. Let's get to it! Job Search Tips and Resources #1: Assess what you are looking for. You must first ask yourself some questions to get a feel for what may be the right career or job. Some examples include: How important is job stability? Do you mind being on the road often? Do you mind work related travel? Is a steady salary your calling or limitless money making potential? Do you live near a larger economic area? DO you want a flexible w...

How to make your writing sound better

Some people are somewhat talented at writing. Others are not quite so. If you are not one of those talented writers, you will be happy to know that there are a few secrets that will help you to make your writing sound better. In this article, we will have a look at what some of these secrets are. Next time you write, please try these out. You may be surprised at just how much your writing will have improved. 1. Avoid Using Empty Filler Words When we write, sometimes filler words will be used. Often the writer will not realize they have done this. Words such as: here, it and there are words that should not be used at the start of a sentence. This is because you will have to change your sentences to fit these words. 2. Avoid Words That Are Weak Rather than using weak words, try replacing...

On the Occasion That We Have All Been Mistaken

The first question we ask upon hearing someone is pregnant or just gave birth: “Is it a boy or a girl?” The first question we ask in a game of twenty-one questions with our friends: “Was it a man or a woman?” Out of 46 microscopic chromosomes, one of those, depending on the development of either the Wolffian System or the Mullerian System, will determine the events from the first outfit we wear in public as an infant, to the pronoun placed on our gravestones when we die.  For those without homes, memories, or control, Love Poem to Androgyny encompasses identity struggles supplemented with a theme of birth, and is dedicated “for those without names.” Stacey Waite stylistically brings emphasis to gender issues, subsequent feelings of disapproval, and unanswered but unavoidable questions rega

Study Tips That Can Help Your Kids Stay Focused during Middle and High School

If you have a child in their teenage years, you already know just how busy their lives, and yours, can be. Oftentimes, teens get so busy that they find it difficult to focus on one thing at a time, often leading to declining grades. One way that you can help your teen do better academically, and in all other areas of life, is to teach them good organizational skills and study habits. By helping your teen realize the importance of organization, what time they do spend on homework and studying will be maximized, meaning that they do better in school, and have more time to pursue other interests. If you are at home when your kids come home from school, you can probably attest to the fact that the first thing they do when they walk in the door is dropped their stuff and head off for some fu...

Home Study Courses are All the Rage

Are you currently a college student or consider college in the near future? If this is the case, you may want to think about some home study courses as well. In this day and age, the college has so much more aspects than ever before. Fortunately, you don't have to live on a university campus or commute daily to a college in order to acquire a great education cause of distance learning universities. Welcome to an era where learning can be accomplished in the comfort of your own home. Are you ready for a college class without the standard classroom, scheduled time, boring professor and expensive parking space? Stop for a moment to ponder the many reasons folks would be interested in home study courses. If you can't picture it, just let me give you a rundown of online college course be...

Distance learning degree

Distance learning degrees are an easy cheap way to learn new skills, improve your credentials, and accelerate your future earning potential with a minimum investment of time and money. One can get distance learning degrees in a wide range of areas of study accounting, business administration, computer science and programming, English, environmental technology, and criminal justice are just a small sample of the almost unlimited variety of distance learning programs available. If you You can imagine it, you can probably get a degree in it through distance learning! Distance learning works by connecting students to their teachers and coursework through the internet. Programs vary, but typically the student will be able to submit homework, ask questions, take tests, and even sit in on lect...