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Meaningful Quotes and Writings

Published: Monday, November 1, 1982 written by Drew Jackson
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Keywords: Faith America Education Family



 

Meaningful Quotes and Writings

November 1, 1982

Writing was never my strongest skill when I was young. Over the years my mastery of writing has improved.

 

A chronological timeline of meaningful quotes and writings.

 

 

The first critical experience - Mr. Sharp - 1980 -So it does not surprise anyone that I earned my first F in English c/o of my junior high school teacher, Mr. Sharp. It was an unannounced (announced) pop quiz on a Monday. He chuckled. Laughed. Nice one Mr. Sharp. Enjoy your vineyards you talk so much about in class.

 

The second critical experience - Mrs. Colby - a very harsh grade, a D. She said I was not a good writer - 1983. Odd, in college the same first years papers were graded with an A. Yes, I resubmitted the exact papers in our exact assignments . Interesting.

 

First Meaningful Quote - 8th Grade Poetry Ensemble

 

"Dear Friend; you ask me if I believe God will come back someday. I can only say that if I believe in God as much as I believe in myself, then one day He will come back, and that is when I must go." - Andy Flagg

 

Letters home to Mom and Dad - US Army 1984-1987

 

US Army - Ft. Riley 34th Engineer Group 541st Maintenance Battaltion, Alpha Company - Motorpool.

  These are quotes I created and put on my motorpool parts room wall due to the nature of the environment there. The motor pool was a great place to work, yet there were some unsavory folks who needed to be told a few things that higher in rank but not in power.

 

  "When the dollar amount become very large, the business becomes violent and dangerous."

  "Do not abuse high performers"

 

US Army - Christopher Smith  - "Go for what you know!"

 

US Army -- "Only the Living Remember the Dead"

 

College era: entrance placement tests. Mrs. Pickett, Director of Placement. your scores are so bad you need remedial Math and English - 1987

 

... I ignored the advice...

 

College English - Writing 101 / 102  - A solid grade A. Your writing is excellent. Your 8th grade teacher should have known better and been more supportive - 1987

 

College Math - Math 110 / 111 - A solid series of grade A. - 1987

 

Guest Editorial Weekly Weekly: The Edge, OIT - The Humboldt Sun. Winnemucca, Nevada

 

Web Column - Andyf.com - 1997 - 2002

 

Master's Degree - a Solid A.

 

Newsletters @ Mountain Computers  2006-2008

 

First Book - The Appellant - 2016

 

First Blog - Mountain Marketing - 2016

 
 

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