Good Afternoon Amigos
Last night I ran myself into a bit of bad luck. Well not entirely, I only lost $67. But I fought hard to lose all that money. I went with a few of my high school friends, and we made this into a monthly trip (so we don’t get addicted, sike too late). Nevertheless, gambling is fun.
The first time we went, we won a little bit of money, nothing higher than $50, so it sort of felt like we were the next Rain Man team. Once again just kidding, we are a bunch of college morons thinking we are high rollers winning $10 on a blackjack table. It did make us feel small when the max bet was $500 and we were only putting down $10 at a time.
The gambling experience is real. Every stereotype exists from the crazy person who believes in the casino gods to the intoxicated gambler who hits when he had a 18 or higher on blackjack. Then you have the dealer who goes super fast and makes you a little nervous to make your decision, and even the cocktail girls who try to get your money too. If you couldn’t already tell, I pretty much only played blackjack. Video poker and slots were too boring, I couldn’t tell if I was winning or not, and it didn’t feel like I was using real money. Hey, some people like them, and my friend won $40 on them so I guess you have to be patient.
My recomendation is when you get back to campus, get some friends and make a trip to a state that has gambling and go for it. Also, do not gamble money you are not willing to lose. Fortunately I had enough money I could lose and I did. Make the trip, have some fun, and hopefully when money.
On a different note, I want everyone to look twice for motorcycles. One article I read shared the story of a person hitting a motorcyclist and killing them, while the driver in the car drove off. Please be aware.
Thanks for reading and enjoy the weekend!
What is Happening World
Beach body season, wedding season, boating season, laying out in the sun season, mowing the lawn season are just a few of the reasons to work out. Whether you are in it for cardio, muscle building, or staying in shape, working out is a great way to look good for these so called seasons. OR one reason to work out is to come back in shape for school in the fall and impress somebody you have been eyeing on for a couple years (or whatever).
An easy workout is to go for a walk around the block a few times in the evening. Remember those long walks across campus, yea it would not be a bad time getting in shape for those walks. That first week will be hot and you will be walking a few miles a day so get ready for it.
Then another exercise could be carrying that heavy backpack full of books (or whatever else you are carrying on a weekend). So start doing some exercises to strengthen up that back cause you do not want to be sore that week.
While school may only be a month and a half away, it is always a good time to work out for school. 12 oz curls are acceptable as long as you are of age or if it is a pop, soda, whatever it is. Then do not forget to start doing some mental exercises so you brain can be at top shape for the first week. I recommend reading that accounting book you have already purchased so you can stay ahead of your work (ok just kidding, you will not want to do that cause you will just get sick of the book before school starts). Seriously, read a little bit, go online and see what your major or field of study is doing in the current events and learn a little bit.
So on summer break, work on that physical exercise and do some mental exercise as well. One more thing, if you like watching home runs, the MLB All-Star Home Run Derby is on tonight so check it out.
Whats up whats up
Ok so it is the summer and and by my calculation the weather indicates that it is time to bring out the fancy cars. I’m talking about the old school collectibles, the convertibles, the sports cars, and all the above. Personally, I enjoy seeing the Corvettes with the top down and the Camaro SS. There is something about the nice weather and driving past a sweet car that makes you want to jump in it and take a joy ride (sike just kidding, just have a friend who has one and drive theirs haha).
These are not the most expensive cars or even the most desired, but they make my long commute to work a little better, when I get to stare at them and pretend to drive one. Plus they make the boring paved road look a little more exciting. Then, seeing them in a big city makes the car and skyscrapers come together like the perfect movie car scene.
All I wanted to do was say thanks for all the big spenders out there who have the desirable cars that give me a few minutes to enjoy the nice view.
Good Morning my collegiate friends,
Last night, the sky put on a power display of thunderstorms, lightning bolts, and pounding rain. The thunderstorms were loud enough to wake up the dead, and the lightning bolts were so bright it seemed as if there were hundreds of people flashing their cameras trying to take a picture in a dark room. Not to mention the rain was pounding so hard, that cars on the side of the road were pulling off because their windshield wipers could not keep up with the rain.
During the storm, I was driving on the freeway, not trying to crash or get hit, and I could not take a picture or else I would. The thunderstorm put on a show that no fireworks could impress me with. (Even though Fourth of July is coming up, and I will take back these words cause the fireworks will impress me once again). Nevertheless, the storm was awesome, and it was one of the nights where you could sit in the garage and have a court side view and feel like you are right there.
The picture looks cool, and I wish I could have taken something this raw.
Have a great day, and go watch some fireworks. #Freedom
Good Morning America!
Remember today The United States Men’s National Team is playing Belgium today at 4 et. Show your support by not eating any Belgium Waffles. Wear your red, white, and blue bring out your American flag, take off work or school and watch the game. Winning this game will put them into the quaterfinals for the first time since 2002.
Everyday thousands of thoughts come through our mind. When we wake up everyday, we think about sleeping in a few extra minutes and not going to work or school. Then, we wonder about what we want to do about food, and then we might fall into one of our routines, where we do not even have to think about what we do next. Instead of falling into this routine, I want every student out there to think differently and mix it up. Change the way you think about your day. Wake up anticipating the day for whatever may come.
If you have a dream pursue it. This is your college life right here…this is it..give it all you got. You will see your friends fall into this routine and wait for something to fall into their life. They want that safe, secure job after school that will give them a decent salary. Well, you can be different, you can create that opportunity for yourself. Tomorrow is a new day, remember your mistakes from yesterday, and challenge yourself to be a better person for today.
If you cannot stop thinking about it, DO NOT stop pursuing it!
For all you college students out there, prepare yourself to think different. Change your attitude and effort and amazing things will happen.
Good Afternoon College
Last week I posted about 22 Jump Street, and during the previews they showed a James Franco, Seth Rogen movie titled The Interview. When I watched the preview my reaction was, “Wow, I cannot believe they are making this movie, serously.” If you do not know what this movie is, it is about an interview those two set up with King Jong-Un, and the CIA wants them to use the interview as a way to assassinate him. I really did not think much about this other than that this is really crazy, and it is probably going to make some people mad over there in North Korea. Then, I thought that I cannot believe that any movie producing company would green light this for obvious controversial reasons. Again, it is a James Franco, Seth Rogen film and they would never say no to one oftheir ideas since it will probably make a good amount of money.
Today, I was reading on Yahoo News and the first article that caught my eye was “North Korea’s take on new US movie: ‘Act of war.’” GREAT! Well, go figure, North Korea cannot take a joke about having their leader assassinated. Just Kidding, I would be angered too if someone made a movie about killing our president (whether we like him or not). Seriously, war, if that is what it takes for them to want to start a war with someone is a joke about killing their leader, then they need to take a chill pill. North Korea is known for going after governments of the countries instead of the actual people or companies that speak against North Korea. This is the case here, where North Korea wants to kill all of us Americans, instead of just Seth, James, and Evan Goldberg.
Kim’s father was a big movie guy and even had a South Korean film director kidnapped to make movies for him. I am sure Kim’s father (if he were still alive) would actually love to see a movie about his son being killed instead of him. All jokes aside, he probably would want to be still alive to watch this film. Maybe, Kim Jong-un will actually enjoy the movie, and then he can share a laugh in the outrageous way that those two will try to kill him. I am not sure if he actually knows how to laugh (it is a crime punishable from five years to death if you laugh in that country).
Kim Jong-un should be honored that Hollywood is making a movie about him. The movie is going to draw tons of attention, which the dictator enjoys, and also, he will be forever be known to be the dictator that got killed by Seth Rogen. I hope Seth does kill him that would be funny. Do not forger to check out the trailer to see what you think. Honestly, I cannot wait to see this movie, I will probably be wearing a USA shirt when I watch it. #backtobackWORLDWARchamps
Remember, TEAM USA plays tomorrow against Germany for a bid to the knockout stage in soccer. Thanks for reading, subscribe and keep checking in for our posts!
What Up World
I hope everyone had a splendid weekend, and spent some quality time away from the real world. Most of my friends and I spent the weekend watching soccer, and we were waiting for the big USA game. (We are actually soccer fans not every four years) But hey if you are soccer fans for one month then that is great!
So the world cup is midway through group play, and the next round is about set with only a few more teams deciding their fate. Well USA is one of those teams deciding their fate. They played a great game against Portugal and should have won! Unfortunately, Portugal played up until the final seconds and Ronaldo hit a timely cross to even up the game. Even with the draw USA still sits at the top of the group play and needa only a draw or win to advance. Or they need Ghana and Portugal to draw. USA sits in a good spot but you never know in this world cup.
Clint Dempsey is a legend for the soccer team. He should be recognized as an American hero for his performances in big games. I am a huge Dempsey fan, and I am glad he is back in the MLS so I can see him play again. He is playing great and so is everyone else on the team. Bradley stepped up last game, and all the substitutions made were on the money. There are many more guys who have stepped up, but I’ll keep it simplem.
The next game is a big one against Germany. If you have free time, I want everyone watching and supporting our team. They can really pull this off and make history by making it to back to back knockout stages. So the reason why I posted this is to get some support for the next game. I believe that we will win! I believe that we will win! Go to your local bar, watch with some friends, tweet at them #USMNT, do what you gotta do!
When the saints come marching in! USA USA USA
The World of College Students
Last night, we saw 22 Jump Street with Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum. Most of you students love their movies and 21 Jump Street was awesome, so why not make another one. It had to be a good sequel too, or else Jonah Hill would not do it, because he only does good movies. Right?
From the end of the first movie, Ice Cube said that they were going off to college, and that means everyone is excited, because college is so amazing, since there are parties, football, art, intellectual people and other college stuff. Well, this movie made college better than it actually is, but nevertheless it was still pretty accurate. Football kids drinking, art students hanging out in their art building, and that was pretty much all they showed. The dorm sizes were actually accurate so that was a first for the movie industry, since they usually show dorms to make them look like suites. Ok so the movie was hilarious, there were parts that we were laughing so hard we were practically crying. Ice Cube has a much larger role, so expect to hear some vulgar language, cause if there was a number one overall rated person for cussing, he would be in the running for it. Jonah Hill plays the perfect college student, the one awkward kid who tries to fit in too hard, and makes a bad impression on everyone. Then, Channing is the athletic super awesome party hard jock. The stereotypes are there, and they actually match real life college students… Maybe. It was fun to watch, since it makes you want to live a crazier life in college. The end is priceless, since it gets out of hand, it is utter chaos which makes the movie better. Go out watch the movie, rent it when it comes out, it is worth the watch.
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Good Afternoon! In the summer, most students are working at an internship or a summer job, while others may be taking summer courses. Each option is great for a student, since it can teach many valuable skills, such as responsibility, time management, and money management, and those are just a few among many. I am certain that almost every student wants to work an internship over their summer break, but it does not always work out that way, and they have to work their old high school job, or find another job. But there is hope out there for those who do not have internships.
Many of my friends have had internships and learned from some great professionals, and they were able to take that valuable experience and turn it into a career in that field. While others worked for a company that had a poor internship program, and they spent the entire summer doing busy work that really did not benefit them or the company. Then I have had friends who kept working their summer job or found another summer job and were able to make some progress in that field. For example, one of my friends kept working his summer landscape job and found himself in charge and was a supervisor for a couple crews. He was able to handle various responsibilities, and then he was able to show that on his resume which led him to a career that followed his major. On the other hand, sometimes those summer jobs are exactly what they are and they just provide a paycheck. The lesson to be learned is that sometimes the employer is what makes the difference, while sometimes it is upon the employee who can decide how much effort to devote.
For the students who had an internship, it does not always guarantee a job, but it sure does help. Then those who had summer jobs were able to find a great job after college without ever having an internship. For those who are still an underclassmen, keep sending out those resumes and applications (some of my friends have sent as many as 40 to companies all over the state!) That in itself shows determination. Keep building up that experience, and it will prove that you are deserving of an internship for a great company. If you do not get one, then keep showing persistence in your summer job and even ask for more responsibilites to help beef up that resume of yours!
Thanks for reading, my friends and I enjoy debating this topic all the time. What are your thoughts?
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