Pumpkin battle

Every year around Halloween my school has a pumpkin contest. That’s where you design your own pumpkin, give it a name, and pay $3 and you’re entered. Two years ago I won principals favorite. You can also win 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place. I think my classmate Antonio won 3rd place. I was going to…

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New Hit Single, just need a little autotune

Feeling like a broken record…..still got a lot of reps to do …. Tell me about Capoeira…. How do you begin Konku Sho?…. Feeling like a broken record….lets just get in one more set …. Worried about 2 Count Basics….forgeting about which way to hit…. (Future guitar solo here) My mind, trying to remember everything,…

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Astronomy

In the pursuit or expanding my intellectual mind I have been studying Astronomy these days. These days the weather is colder and my schedule is tight I am more of an armchair observer. I have been reading Patrick Moore’s “The New Atlas of the Universe” which is not all that new written 1984 but the book…

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Mixed Emotions

Somehow I have the feeling I will be questioned about this, as I am told I don’t normally show much emotion. (Yes Lynn, that would be you, haha). I think the last couple of days of so much working out, preparing for the upcoming BB test can bring out the best( or worse) in you.…

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Mason’s Halloween

Since some teachers at my school were telling us that we are too old to go trick or treating, we still went anyway. I went with my friends on the block, and Mackenzie went with her friends. My friends and I stayed out longer than them. It was mostly raining and snowing. We were nearly the…

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Sunday Practice

I woke up around 9:30 to head downstairs to practice reps again. All 3 of us where downstairs for a couple of hours and went upstairs to eat a peanut butter and banana sandwich. We did Doces Pares, Kanku Sho/Dai, Patsi Dai, Empi, breakfalls (4 directions), headlocks, grappling combos, Largo Mano, Sinawalli, Sarada and many more. All together we practiced for about…

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Happy Halloween Everyone!!

Halloween day I had school, and as soon as I got home that Friday I did repetitions for karate. After repetitions, my mom, mason and I had to clean up the house.  I was having 3 of my friends meet up at my house so we could all go trick or treating. How fun! I think I went to just  get some candy and hang out with…

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Black Belt Prep Class Week #11

Hey everyone, it’s Graciey here and I’m on my way home from Black Belt Prep Class for week #11. As soon as we got to karate we all counted 10 jumping jacks, push-ups, sit-ups, and squats. After that we worked on some kicking drills. We did front kicks, roundhouse kicks, side kicks, hook kicks, crescent…

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My Intellectual Development and Act of Kindness

Hey everyone it’s Graciey here and I wanna tell u about my acts of kindness. Right now I have 307 and I am only supposed to have 300. The main acts that I got are from having polite dinner manners, holding the door, saying yes ma’am, yes sir, and from helping out at my church,…

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300 Acts of Kindness

I finished up with my 300 acts of kindness Sunday. My mother has been ill and unable to visit her cottage and the fall leave drop has been a big one this year so I headed up there to take care of it.  When I arrived I could see the leaves had completely blanketed the…

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