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Archive for December, 2009

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After spending a week in New Orleans I can see why Louisiana is ranked number one as the U.S.’s happiest state. The people there were always friendly, and constantly showed their appreciation for the service we were dedicating to the city.

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From the first day of the semester I have been wishing that it was the last day and my student teaching was complete. Well yesterday that wish came true and I completed my final placement and in turn my work of my initial certification in Physical Education.   I know some of you are thinking [...]

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Jenna D'Onza

After a very busy first semester at Canisius, I’m finally home in Brooklyn for Christmas Break. And after fighting with my wireless for a week, I’m finally able to blog!

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Well, the time has come that I have completed my student teaching and likewise my physical education certification.  What does all this mean? It’s time to enter the job market just like the rest of my classmates.  On the positive side, I truly believe that I have been given the tools needed to enter the [...]

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We woke up today to the snowflakes covering the ground like a nice puffy, white blanket. My son was obviously excited, since we just moved back from North Carolina in June. We lived down there for the last two years, so this has been the most snow that he has ever seen! With high hopes [...]

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Finally done with school! Last week was crazy! I was going to give a presentation last week, however in the holiday spirit, winter wonderland came to Buffalo. The weather as so bad last Thursday that the presentation I was suppose to give to Fred Jackson, running back for the Buffalo Bills, was canceled.

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Keanu Reeves in Buffalo (Courtesy of The Buffalo News)
In case you haven’t heard, Keanu Reeves and his film crew have taken over Downtown Buffalo over the past few days.

I know what you’re thinking…”Whoa”.

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Moose is curious.
Well, for now school is on a hiatus. (no, Moose, you can’t attack the cursor.)

The semester went extremely well for me! I am getting into the groove of things and I am truly getting the hang of taking online courses. There definitely is a trick to online classes. I, personally, enjoy sitting in my pajamas, in my warm house, in my comfy chair, while doing my grad work at night.

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We don’t need no EDUCATION.

Okay, I don’t feel that way obviously, or else my career options would be extremely limited after I graduated. It’s just a good song.

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JaimeMy first semester is completed!! I am feeling something I haven’t felt in a very long time… relaxed. Since the semester ended I haven’t had a minute to sit down due to the Christmas season and working at Red Robin. All the same, I just feel relaxed, like a huge weight has been lifted off my shoulders and my thoughts. It is a very nice feeling.

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