Monthly archive for ‘ September, 2011 ’

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30th September 2011 | Closed

A Picture of Globalization

29th September 2011 | Closed

This picture represents one of my views on globalization. With globalization, everything is…well, global. It’s possible to buy products from all over the world, no matter where you live. Everyone on Earth has the chance(well, if you’re not dirt poor and have internet access) to buy an Apple iPod, a Toyota Corolla, or a Prada […]


28th September 2011 | Closed

I’d like to thank the Academy, my Mom, my Dad, my friend Brittany back home for getting me started on blogging, my loyal followers on the other blog, my FSEM and Spanish professors, and the University of Mary Washington for this honor. I am truly blessed. Thank you.

24th September 2011 | Closed

Medvedev is stepping aside for Putin to run?? This is both a good thing and a bad thing. Good thing because Russians love Putin, and he improves the country. Bad thing is that he’s somewhat communist(well…United Russia is his unofficial platform) and can send Russia back to the days of the USSR by making it […]

Those were the days

23rd September 2011 | Closed

See me? Probably not. I look nothing like I do now. This picture was taken back when I was 15. And yes, that is the United Nations. Today’s class reminded me of two things: scouting and the UN. Scouting because Greenlaw is going camping with Boy Scouts, and the UN because we talked about it. […]

20th September 2011 | Closed

If it wasn’t for Twitter,I don’t think I’d have a clue what’s going on in the world(when do I have time for TV?Last time I watched the news before bed, I dreampt I was Queen of Iran. Iran. One, Iran is a theocratic ‘democracy’ and doesn’t have a monarch, just a Supreme Leader and President […]

Globalization helping me in my life

20th September 2011 | 4 Comments

Last night, I was stressing out about my Spanish work. I was studying like a madman(woman), stressing over it all. I really didn’t have practice with Spanish,except for the online labs. But that’s a computer. None of my friends are in a language this semester, so outside of class I really don’t practice it like […]

Dithering over Greek debt drags down world markets – Sep. 19, 2011

19th September 2011 | 1 Comment

Dithering over Greek debt drags down world markets – Sep. 19, 2011.   Speaking of Greece, here’s a good article about what we discussed today in class.

S&P downgrades Italy credit rating on weak economic outlook – Sep. 19, 2011

19th September 2011 | Closed

S&P downgrades Italy credit rating on weak economic outlook – Sep. 19, 2011.   An interesting article I found on my Twitter feed about Italy’s weakening economy. Relevant to what we discussed in class today.

A Journey into my iPod

18th September 2011 | 1 Comment

Adele Alanis Morissette Avril Lavigne The Beatles The Bee Gees Black Sabbath Coldplay Elvis Costello Fleetwood Mac Oasis Peha Queen Radiohead Rihanna Simple Plan The Verve One Direction Spice Girls Corinne Bailey Rae The list goes on. All these artists are not American. These are musicians that had their origins in another country, but have […]