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“Book Of Dreams” By: Jude Garcia

Date Due: 5/22/14


Table Of Contents: Prologue………………………………………………………………………………………..P.1 What’s in a Name?........................................................................................................................P.2 Personal Alphabet… …………………………………………………………………………..P.3 Likes/ Dislikes List… ………………………………………………………………………....P.5 Sensory Experiences…………………………………………………………………………...P.6 Metaphorical Definitions…………………………………………………………………….... P.7 A Quality Personality…………………………………………………………………………. P.8 Color Your World…………………………………………………………………………….. P.9 Room Sweet Room..........................................................................................................................................P.10 Personal Metaphors................................................................................................................... P.11 Extended Metaphors…. ………………………………………………………………………P.12 Symbolic Recipe… ……………………………………………………………………………P.13 Ultimate All- Purpose Excuse………………………………………………………………... P.14 Telling Tales………………………………………………………………………………..… P.15 Unfinished Sentences…………………………………………………………………………. P.16 Personal Symbol……………………………………………………………………………… P.17 Map Of Life…………………………………………………………………………………... P.1 A Mysterious Place…………………………………………………………………………… P.18 Synectics……………………………………………………………………………………… P.19 A Day in the Life……………………………………………………………………………... P.20 These words belong to me……………………………………………………………………. P.21 In Other Words… ……………………………………………………………………………..P.23 Flashback… …………………………………………………………………………………...P.24


Remembrance of Things Present……………………………………………………………... P.25 As Time Goes Bye- Bye… ……………………………………………………………………P.26 My Own List of Lists…………………………………………………………………………. P.27 Cheer Yourself Up!... ………………………………………………………………………….P.28 Metamorphosis……………………………………………………………………………….. Picture This…………………………………………………………………………………… P.29 Look Who I Look Up To……………………………………………………………………... P.30 Remembering the Child………………………………………………………………………. P.31 One Medium Suitcase… ………………………………………………………………………P.32 The Perfect Present… …………………………………………………………………………P.33 Memorable Event… …………………………………………………………………………...P.34 How to… ……………………………………………………………………………………...P.35 Always Say Never… ………………………………………………………………………….P.36 Are You Hungry?... …………………………………………………………………………...P.37 Where I’m From… ……………………………………………………………………………P.38 Deck of 52… ………………………………………………………………………………….P.39 The Examined Life… …………………………………………………………………………P.40 Annual Report………………………………………………………………………………… P.41 Ekphrasis… ……………………………………………………………………………………P.42 Visually Speaking…………………………………………………………………………….. P.43 Lessons I Learned Too Late………………………………………………………………….. P.44 The Door……………………………………………………………………………………… P.45 Advice to the Young… ………………………………………………………………………..P.46 Who Am I?... ………………………………………………………………………………….P.47 Rewarding Experiences………………………………………………………………………..P.48


Valuable Lessons… …………………………………………………………………………...P.49 Futures – Fantasy and Fact… …………………………………………………………………P.50 Epilogue… …………………………………………………………………………………….P.51


Prologue: The title that I chose was “Book Of Dreams”, because this assignment talks all about me. What I mean by that is this book talks about me, and nobody else. It may be a funny title, but to me it sounds alright. This assignment isn’t everything about me, but only some information. I didn’t want to get too much into it, because I don’t want everyone to know about what I do, and everything about my life. So I just gave little information about myself.

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What’s in a Name? To me my name is who I am. I am Jude Garcia. I am a person who is caring, trustworthy, reliable, nice, good, and bad. I am caring, because I care for everybody in the world. When I see people that need help, I will help them, but that’s only if I can. I am trustworthy, because I will be thawill keep a promise if you ask me to. I am reliable, because whenever you need me, I’ll be there. I’m not that person to burn deal other people, because I wouldn’t like that if it happened to me or my family. I am good, because I believe in Jesus, and I put him first in my life. I am also bad, but only when I have to be. When I have to be bad is when disrespect comes my way. I rather be good all the time though, because being friendly, and nice to others is the way to go.

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Personal Alphabet: A-aware; Because I’m always alert on my surroundings. B-brown; Because my skin color is brown. C-cuter; Because of my clothes. D-drinkable; Because I drink every day. E-eye-opening; Because I get startled on my grades. F-fundamental; Because I learned the basics in jui-jitsu. G-goofier; Because I act crazy, when I’m mad. H-hypnotic; Because I like to sleep. I-invalid; Because when I was young I did legal stuff. J-joint; Because I have a lot of bones. K-knowing; Because I’m always alert. L-littler; Because I’m a short guy. M-moral; Because I know what’s right, and wrong. N-neurotic; Because I’m sometimes unstable.

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O-optical; Because of my eyesight. P-plain; my clothes are old. Q-quaint; Because my personality is weird. R-reverse; Because I always have this emotion. (should I, or shouldn’t do it.) S-sorrier; Because I know what is to feel sorry. T-tepid; Because my body is mostly warm. U-upset; Because I know what it means to be mad. V-villainous; Because I can be a bad person, when I have to be. W-windward; Because I always have wind blowing in my face. X-X-ray; Because I did have a broken finger. Y-yummier; Because I am a pleasing guy. Z-zippier; Because I am a brisk person.

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Likes/ Dislikes List: “Likes” Nice people, Spam, PS3, Fight Night Champion, God, Jesus, Mary, Heaven, Family, and Friends “Dislikes” Mean people, Getting dirty, No food, Hell, Devil, Not knowing how to do something, Slow drivers, Slow fast food, Liers, and Stealers

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Sensory Experiences : A specific time, and place which recalls rich sensory experiences for me would be my new years party, because I remember the whole thing. I can taste the food that was being served. I remember touching all the tables by washing them. I could also remember touching the chairs by setting them up. I can smell the barbeque from the grill. I can see my family members outside my house. I can hear them talking to each other and me on how they are doing with their lives.

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Metaphorical Definitions: Generosity is time; it always gives. Hope is the sun. It always gives shine to your life. As dark as your life gets, one little thing gives you hope, and makes you move on with your life. Hope is what everyone needs. Intelligence is sand, it builds civilization. We are all lucky to be given free education. Education is important. We may hate school, but it is for our good. We’re not going to get into colleges or get good jobs if we don’t have the knowledge for it. No one will hire someone that doesn’t know what they are doing. Colleges won’t hire people with bad grades. Education is a need in life. Knowledge is a diamond; very valuable. Just like education, knowledge is very important. Anger is a conflagration, and uncontrollable fire. It’s not something anyone has control over. Once you’re mad, you might not be able to stop, but some people can control it. Chaos is a broken glass; messy and dangerous. There is no order, and everything is just messed up. Disappointment is a sunder under leaves, broken apart. Excitement is a meteor crash; full of intensity, and amazing. You can imagine your feelings when you’re excited, and compare that to something as amazing as a meteor crash. Friendship is like a sprouting seed. It grows as you build on your friendships every day, and it may grow into a “beautiful tree.”

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A Quality Personality My personality is kronik. It’s always long lasting. Just by the days goes, always chilling with the family, and helping out with anything. What I really like to do is be a helpful person, because it makes me feel good. This is who

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Color Your World To me, I think the best colors are red, yellow, and green, because they are the best. They are the best because they support the legalization of marijuana, and it just looks good. It looks good because I have clothes with red, yellow, and green, and I look good in them. People should wear these colors so they look good and help support to legalize marijuana.

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Room Sweet Room

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Personal Metaphors If I were an animal, I’d be a lion. I’m the “king of the jungle” in my house, and I lead my friends. If I were a car, I’d be a Lamborghini. Lamborghinis have a nice body and are just nice in general. If I were an article of clothing, I’d be a hood because I’m from the hood of Barrigada. If I were a day of the week, I’d be Friday because Fridays are always fun. Everyone looks forward to every Friday. If I were food, I’d be oreos. I’m dark-colored on the outside, representing my guy-ness, but I’m nice and sweet. If I were a color, I’d be red. I represent my blood and where I’m from. If I were a movie, I’d be “Friday”; that movie has all my favorite actors, and it has my kind of music. If I were a fragrance, I wouldn’t be any because I don’t like people using me to make them look or feel good. If I were a type of building, I’d be a skyscraper because I love getting high and seeing the world from a different view. If I were a plant, I’d be sensimillia’ I really don’t find any other plant interesting. IF I were a musical instrument, I’d be a guitar. Ones simple strum is all it takes for me to snap at you. IF I were a geometric shape, I’d be a square. I like being simple. If I were a piece of furniture, I’d be a rocking chair. It’s fun to play with(hang out with). If I were a song, I’d be “One Love” by Bob Marley. I really am for the whole world peace thing. There’s too much going on in this world, like come on, where’s the love? If I were a season of the year, I’d be summer. If I were a television character, I’d be Dean from Supernatural. He’s brave, and he really reminds me of me. If I were a cartoon or comic character, I’d be Stewie from Family Guy; he’s just the funniest character ever. If I were an appliance, I’d be a mixer; I like breaking things up. If I were a natural phenomenon, I’d be the Big Bang. If I were a word, I’d be the word “chill.” That’s self explanatory.

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Extended Metaphors If I were an animal, I’d be a lion. I’m the “king of the jungle” in my house. I’m not scared of anyone. If anyone tries to step up, I’ll put them in their place. It doesn’t matter how big someone is; I won’t ever back down. I’m brace; I’ll stand up for myself. No one will ever step all over me and think they can get away with it. I’ll only allow that in a job, but that guy better watch his back if I ever see him outside. I lead my friends, and I’m glad my friends have my back. They’re my homeboys. If I were a fragrance, I wouldn’t be any. I don’t like being used by people to make them look or feel good. I hate being taken advantage of. It’s not a nice feeling. When I find out I was used, I resort to violence because I didn’t deserve to be used in the first place. “Treat others the way you want to be treated.” It’s as simple as that. If you want to use me, watch your back because I’ll come after you; you’ll wish you never had the idea of using me in the first place. If I were a song, I’d be “One Love” by Bob Marley. Well first of all, it’s a great song that almost everyone knows. It’s a nice Sunday song that you can just relax to. Another bonus is that Bob Marley is practically my idol. He was a great guy and he made great music. The song “One Love” is a great song. This world is corrupted by a lot of things. I mean, the governor even signed the Castle Doctrine. So much is going on, and everyone is at risk here. All the rapes, murders, and everything is just too much. Where’d the peace and love go? If I were a television character, I’d be Dean from Supernatural. Just like Dean, both of us aren’t afraid of anything. Both of us have muscles and a body. Dean never fails to make me laugh in every episode. He just has a great sense of humor. He looks out for his younger brother like how I watch out for mine. It’s cool because my younger brother and I have the same bond as Dean and his younger brother, Sam. Dean always has Sam’s back. He’s a great older brother.

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Symbolic Recipe Ingredients: -

¾ cups of kindness 2x7g packets of smartness 1 cup of jiu-jitsu Pinch of meanness 4 ½ cups of Barrigada 220g of Chamorro 3 packs of courage 2 tsp of stand up Garcia oil for frying

Procedure: 1. Heat your ¾ cup of kindness until it’s just warm. Remove from heat and pour into a jug. Add 2x7 packets of smartness, half a cup of jiu-jitsu, and pinch of meanness. *Don’t add too much meanness; your Jude doughnuts will come out all dark and mean.* Whisk with a fork until well-combined. Make that sit for 10 minutes. 2. Sift your 4 ½ cups of Barrigada into a large bowl. Add 220g of Chamorro and rub in with the Barrigada. Add ¼ of jiu-jitsu and stir until well-combined. Make a well in the center. Add your first mic along with 3 packets of bravery. Knewad for 10 minutes. Place dough in a lightly oiled bowl and cover with a plastic wrap. Make that sit in a warm place for 45 minutes. 3. Combine the remaining jiu-jitsu and stand up on a plate. Knock down your Jude dough onto a floured board. Cut dough in half. Knead both halves. Cut 8 cm circles and cut a center for the doughnut shape. 4. Fill half a frying pan with Garcia oil. Heat over medium heat until oil is hot. Ad 2 to 3 doughnuts at a time. Cook for 2-3 minutes until they’re golden brown. Remove with slotted spoon and drain on a paper towel. Toss each doughnut, one at a time, in your jiujitsu and stand up mic until evenly coated. And there you have it, your Jude doughnuts.

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The Ultimate All-Purpose Excuse Sorry miss, I’m late. I’m late because of the traffic in the hallways. People were bumping into me, coming to check me, talking about what new things were going to happen today. Then I just remembered I forgot my bag in my first period, so I went to go get it, but when I went there, my teacher told me that it was in the office, so I went. When I was there, they told me that they moved it to the library for no good reason, so I was on my way. On my way to the library, there was this fight that just happened and I was right in it. I tried getting out of it, but they just had to fight with me in the middle and this is why I have no shirt on. I finally had the chance to escape from that and I ran to the library and when I asked them about my bag, they told me that they moved it to another classroom. They forgot which classroom, so I kindly asked them to please remember and so they did after thirty minutes. They told me that it was in room sixty nine, so I went on. When I walked in the classroom they told me that the bag was somewhere in their storage room, so I checked there, but I couldn’t find it. No matter how hard I tried looking for it, I couldn’t seem to find it, so I called the teacher Ms. Mother Nature to help me look for it, and she told me that she gave it to my first period teacher Mr. Nickerdson Qwertyson The Thirthth Century, so I went back to my first period to find out that my bag was on top of the door, upside down in the closet, above the sky, hanging down from the dish washer, net to the microwave, nect to my friend BOB. I then realized that I was super late, so I ran to your class the fastest that I can, and here I am saying this to you, and I’m guessing that you wouldn’t even believe this story, but here I am one minute of class time, and it didn’t happen and I hope you can excuse me, HOPE.; 14


Telling Tales My family has always been known as a family of really chill, kind people, but when we’re mad, we can be the most messed up people you’ve ever met. For example, me. I’m really chill with all my friends. One time, this old friend of mine and I were always close. One day, he took advantage of my generosity and started acting better, and I really didn’t like that, so I cut him off. Now, we don’t talk as much as we did before. We don’t chill as much. We’re not boys.

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Unfinished Sentences 1. I usually worry about what I’m going to do after high school. 2. I feel angry when I fight with my sister. 3. I’m moody when I’m having a bad day. 4. I’m happiest when I’m high. 5. I feel confident when I smoke marijuana. 6. I feel frustrated when I have too much work to do. 7. I feel depressed when something bad happens to the family. 8. I am comfortable when I’m high. 9. I feel nervous when I got a lot on my mind. 10. I feel sentimental when I feel like it.

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Personal Symbol The object that has a special symbolic meaning to me would be my rosary, because I put God first in my life and I love marijuana. I would say I put God first in my life because without God, I wouldn’t be the person that I am today. I mean, I try to put God first in my life, and it’s hard with all the corrupt in the world. I am corrupt, too, and I know it’s hard to be good, but as long as I try to be good I know it will work out in the end. Here I am twelve o’clock in the morning trying to finish this and I know I’m late, but at least I’m turning it in and I did the work. I’m not perfect and I know that, but I know that God knows I am, and he does have something planned out for me and that’s why I am put on this Earth to do his mission, and that’s whatever challenges that come my way. I love Jesus and I wouldn’t ever turn my back on him no matter how big the situation is. The second reason would be that I love marijuana, because why not. It ain’t no drug, to me it’s just a plant, but to the law it’s a drug. Honestly, how can a plant be a drug? It just so happened that a guy had to see the plant, smelling the chronic from the plant and had to try it out, and he appeared to have the side effects. The only side effects you get from it are hunger, happiness, and sleepiness. How can this be dangerous? The last time I checked dangerous is jumping off a building or something risking your life. Marijuana just makes you have a good time, relieves the stress, and also when you have a wound on or in your body, it makes it go away. Examples would be a cut, a bruise, cancer, and more. If I had the chance, I would legalize it ASAP. This is who I am and if people don’t like me, then so be it, but I know who I am and I ain’t stupid, maybe just a little stupid, but this is why my rosary is a special symbolic meaning to me. 17


A Mysterious Place When I got high, that was a mysterious place, because I went into a whole new world. It was like I was seeing myself and others in 3D. I was tripping out so bad that I kept on asking questions on where I was at and if they were seeing what I was seeing. I wanted to leave the trip, but I couldn’t, so I was feeling like I was in a dream. A dream that I couldn’t control. I had to go through the whole tri[, and the only way I could leave it was when I slept, but my trip started out first with my seeing. It was a 3D picture actually happening then I started asking a lot of questions, then after that kept petting my neighbor’s puppy and calling it, “Charizard,” then I just kept making my friends laugh by acting stupid, then I went inside my house and ate four slices of pizza, then I went to sleep, but in the end, I was happy.

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Synectics 1. Which is wiser? A pen or a pencil? - I would say a pencil because you can erase your mistakes, not like a pen, but some pens can, but not all. 2. Which is smarter? A clock or a calendar? - A clock would be smarter because a calendar does not tell you what time it is in the day. 3. Which is easier to teach? A question or an answer? - An answer would be easier to teach because it’s more definite. 4. Which is like a contest? A cloud or a sunset? - A sunset would be a contest because it has color, not like a cloud. A cloud is mostly white. 5. Which is more fearful? Now or old? - Now would be more fearful because the old is already done, not like the new. It still has more to learn. 6. Which is more difficult? A dream or a nightmare? - A nightmare would be more difficult because it’s mostly about bad stuff. A dream can be good or bad. 7. Which is braver? An hour or a year? - A year would be more braver because it’s longer than an hour. 8. Which is more useful? A friend or an enemy? - A friend would be more useful because an enemy can just lie to you all the time. 9. Which costs more? A home or a house? - A house costs more because you pay for the whole thing. A hoe you can just pay some bills. 10. Which is happier? Music or art? - Music would be happier because the way songs sound. Art is just making pictures.

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A Day In My Life He woke up on a Sunday morning, He is getting ready to go to church, as he steps in the church, and he feels relieved. After church, he feels happy. He then goes to Shirley’s with an empty belly. Hungry as he is, he finishes the fried rice in less than five minutes. After he’s done, he then gets tired. As he goes home, he then realizes that he has to do his chores and so he does it. After he finished his chores, he then gets ready to go to a party. When he gets to the party, he is with his cousins. Him and his cousins then took the car, and strolled around the village. They raced some cars and they won al matches. When they were done, they went back to the party, and then they noticed the party was over, so he went home. He was tired from the day, so he went to sleep and waited for tomorrow to come, so he can do you something new.

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These Words Belong To Me 1. God: the creator and ruler of the universe; the source of all moral things; the supreme being - I grew up as a Catholic; God has been a part of my life and my family’s since ever since. I have gone to him in my times of happiness, depression, when I lost someone special to me, and in my times of struggle. I say he’ll always be there for me when no one is. 2. Family: all the descendents of a common ancestor; bloodline; blood - My family may not be perfect, but they brought me up and taught me a lot in life. We may disagree at times, but we all love each other even when we say we don’t. 3. Love: an intense feeling of deep affection; warmth - There are many meanings of love. Love can apply to family, friends, an object, or your soulmate/lover. For me, love is family. 4. Marijuana: cannabis, sensimilla, herb - Honestly, I need marijuana in my life. Life can be too much, and it feels good to just get high and have a good trip. People say it’s bad, but I find no harm in it. It makes me happy when I’m stressed. It lifts all the weight off my shoulders. 5. Adult: fully grown or developed - I’ll be turning eighteen this July; the “adult age.” Everyone and every single thing that happened in my life made me turn out the way I am today. I’m not fully grown, but I will mature as I grow older. I will become a successful adult. 6. Anger: a strong feeling of annoyance, displeasure, or hostility - A lot of times, I’ve gotten angry, very angry. It’s not something I like. No one likes to be angry, but I can’t help it. I’m a really chill guy, but if you piss me off, I will raise hell, no kidding. 7. Conflicted: clash; disagree; contrast - I’ve clashed and disagreed with a lot of people in my life. At times, I learn to let it go; however, there are times when it ends in chaos. Anger takes over again, and I blow up. However, I learned to deal with people’s attitudes or smart remarks. I can only keep that up for so long. 8. Confused: unable to think clearly; bewildered - Decisions. I had to make a lot. Some were good. Some… not so good. I think about what will happen. Sometimes, I know there are consequences, but I risk it anyways. Every choice I made had its own result. I learned from each of them. 9. Stress: pressure; tension; strain - Life is all about stress. I learned you can never have a perfect life. You’re going to have problems, and those problems bear a weight on your shoulders. Like right now, I’m stressing over what I’m going to do after graduation. It went from stressing about


homework and projects, to stressing about my future. Then again, marijuana is there to help me temporarily. 10. Obstacles: barrier; obstruction; block - Everyone has their own problems, some worse than others. I don’t know of anyone who doesn’t have a single problem in their life. Problems involve family, friends, strangers, school. Etc. I pray to my God that I overcome these obstacles and get through it. I did. Family and friends are there to help me if I talk to them. With the love of God, family, and friends, I can overcome anything.

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In Other Words 1. “Love the life you live. Live the life you love.” - Bob Marley 2. “You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have.” - Bob Marley 3. “Emancipate yourself from mental slavery. None but ourselves can free our minds.” - Bob Marley 4. “No woman, no cry.” - Bob Marley 5. “One good thing about music- when it hits you, you feel no pain.” - Bob Marley 6. “Herb is the healing of a nation, alcohol is the destruction.” - Bob Marley 7. “You just can’t live in that negative way… make way for the positive day.” - Bob Marley 8. “Don’t gain the world and lose your soul, wisdom is better than silver or gold.” - Bob Marley 9. “They laugh at me because I’m different. I laugh at them because I’m high as..” - Bob Marley 10. “I don’t stand for the black man’s side. I don’t stand for the white man’s side. I stand for God’s side.” - Bob Marley

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Flashback If I could relive one day, it would have to be the day I smoked marijuana, because I life to see me as a drug free person. I think I would be making a lot of good decisions and good deeds. I think that, because I know I would be scared to get in trouble. I don’t like getting in trouble, because it makes me feel bad, and I don’t like feeling like that. I like it when I know what I did was good, because without the food in the world, I wouldn’t know what peace is. I think if I was drug free, I would be getting taken advantage of, and getting picked on by the bullies, but I wouldn’t care, because I would have a brain of Albert Einstein, and I can go to college for free and be an independent person for the rest of my life, but I wouldn’t like that, because I wouldn’t want to be a loner forever.

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Remembrance of Things Present My name is Jude, and I love my life, because of everyone, and everything that occurred in it. What I like to enjoy, and value are working on cars with my dad, MEDLER’Z, value God, and my family. What I do with my time is go to school, then work at MEDLER’Z. After that, I do my chores, go play basketball or shoot pool with the boys. I also go to church, but only on Saturday or Sunday. What I want to remember twenty years from now is my family, and God. What would be important to remember would be everything, because I don’t want to forget anything, because I don’t like to be a forgetful person. To me what I think would be best to forget, would be all the bad stuff that happened, but if I didn’t correct it, then I wouldn’t want to forget it. I would want to correct the problem, and then move on.

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As Time Goes Bye - Bye Before time goes by, the things that I would like to do is just have fun and enjoy life. What I mean by that is just doing what makes me happy, but I’m not talking about doing drugs. I’m talking about have a good time with friends and family, like having a lot of laughs, and no bad vibes. One thing that I should do before I hit thirty five years old, would be living in California, because there are a lot of opportunities out there, like better jobs, meet different kinds of people, newer cars, and probably meeting the president. What I said good bye to are all the bad stuff that happened to me, because I don’t need that in my life. I’m here to be happy and do God’s will. My goal would be most likely going to a place where you can smoke bud, and just be in peace.

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My Own Lists of Lists 1. People who have influenced me… My mom, my dad, my brother, God, Jesus, and Mary 2. Places that make me happy… Guam, BARRIGADA, ASC, Ross, church, and my house 3. Places I would like to go… Heaven, Amsterdam, Palau, California, Washington D.C. , and Texas 4. Things in people that I like… Good, happy, respect, clean, funny, and chill 5. Things in people which I dislike… Mean, dishonest, messed up, stinky, no respect and gives atan baba’ 6.Things that worry me… Exams, quizzes, tests, homework, seatwork, and projects 7. Things I would like to know how to do… Fix cars, Fix airplanes, create a car, drift, drive standard, and how to burnout with a standard 8. Things that have moved me… GOD, JESUS, MARY, church, Confirmation, and MEDLER’Z

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Cheer Yourself Up! Go jump off a cliff Race your friends with jet skis on who can go the farthest out Ride a roller coaster Get arrested Drive 200 MPH Stand burn on the road Race your friends on the highway Go to the club Get kicked out from a store Go to the top of any hotel, chill there, and throw a party

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Picture This “Jesus On The Cross” by: Christopher -He died for us.

My opinion on the work would be, that it is good, because I like the way it’s detailed, and I can understand it better. I would say it’s detailed, because of the way it looks. It has that viewing where you can tell which is which, and who is who, like Jesus, the lion, and the baby sheep. I understand it better, because I know that the lion is God, the sheep is us, and Jesus died on the cross for all us, so that we can all go to Heaven. This picture, I would give a ten.

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Look Who I look Up To I admire Jesus, because he died on the cross for everyone to go to Heaven. He is also known as the savior of the world, because of what he did. He also helped people by thing that you wouldn’t think is real, like making a blind person see, and healing a cut ear from a dagger. He also made the message from God known. I also admire God, because without him I wouldn’t be here. He created the world, and everything in it. He has the power to do anything. I know that he is greater than me, and I will accept that. Some people think he’s not real, but to me he is. The last I admire is Mary, because she helped saved the world. Without her, this world would be in hell. People should think about her more for what she has done, which was giving birth to Jesus. She is also pure from sin, and this is why I admire her.

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Remembering the Child When I was a toddler, others saw me as cute. My auntie told me that her favorite memory of me, was when I took my first Holy Communion, because that was when I cut my mullet, and I had my hair now. She also told me that she never thought I would ever grow up so fast, due to my voice and my height. She also told me, when I was young I would eat a lot of food, mostly filling it up with tobasco, and I was very active, like I would like to do sports, but now I don’t. Now, I like to be with family, chill with friends, have a good time, and just waiting to go to Heaven.

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One Medium Suitcase If I was leaving home forever, and the only things I can take that can fit in a medium sized suitcase would be my clothes, toothpaste, toothbrush, Listerine, soap, shampoo, food, drinks, and money. I would bring my clothes, because I would need something to wear. I would bring toothpaste, toothbrush, and Listerine, so I can keep my mouth clean. I would bring soap and shampoo, so I can keep my body clean. I would bring food and drinks so I can survive. I would bring money so I can pay for whatever I need to get to have, but I don’t see myself leaving my house, until I know I can support everyone in my family, and me.

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The Perfect Present The gift that I would want from you would be patience, because without this, I wouldn’t be nice. I say this, because I would be an impatient person. I would be like the Grinch on Christmas. I need this gift, because patience is a good thing. It’s a good thing, because it makes you become a better person, due to that you can wait a long time just for one thing, but it can also be a bad thing. It can be a bad thing, because people can take advantage of you. I would say this, because it has happened to me, by letting people borrow money, and they don’t pay you back until a month, when they told you, they will pay you back the next day. This is how it will affect my life, but it can also be a good thing, because I’m waiting to go to Heaven, by being patient.

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Memorable Event The most memorable event that I went to this year, would have to be going into MEDLER’Z, because this was my first job. My first time going there I met everyone, and they were all nice. They greeted me with good greetings, and after that we went working on the car. When I was watching them work on the car, it looked interesting, because of the way they were talking, and working on it. They sounded so pro when they were talking about the car, and when they were working on it. I was so interested, that I wanted to stay, and learn more. When the day was done, after work we had some good laughs. When I went back home, I couldn’t wait to go to work again

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How to… This is how you wreck a car. First, you get a car. Second, you drive the car. Third, you drive the car at hundred miles on the road, and lastly you drive into a pole. This is how to make enemies. First, you do the atan baba look, next you tell them in a mean voice, “What are you looking at!” Then you just wait for a fight, and that’s how you do that. This is how you lose a job. All you got to do is tell the boss you quit, and you wish you had a better job, with better pay, and that is how you lose your job. This is how you get suspended. First you go up to the baddest guys, then you punch him right in his face, and that’s how you do it. This how you can be miserable, just act as if you’re nothing, and be mean to everyone.

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Always Say Never Books that I don’t want to ever read again, would be the ones that are super long, and have word that I don’t understand. Places that I don’t ever want to go to would be cold places, because I’m already used to Guam’s weather, and when I went to California, I almost died. I almost died walking outside, because of how cold it was outside. People that I don’t want to see again would be mean people, and people that took advantage of me or my family, because that would make me want to fight with them. I don’t like people who don’t have respect to me or my family, because I believe that people should treat everyone good, not bad. Things that I would never want to do, would be things that I don’t want to do, like people telling me to do this, but I don’t want to do it. I would never want to be someone that I’m not, because I just want to be known as Jude Garcia.

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Are You Hungry My favorite meal would have to be Shirley’s fried rice, portugese sausage, chamorro sausage, and spam. It’s called a combo over there, and it’s only eleven dallors. When take your first bite on the chamorro sausage, you taste greatness, because of the way it tastes in your mouth. You got to try it to believe me. It also doesn’t end there. Next you try out the Shirley’s fried rice. When you take your first try of that, I don’t think you’ll stop, because that is the best out of the whole meal. My first time eating that, I finished it in less than a minute. This is no lie. You must try it. I think you will fall in love like how I did. After your done with that, you eat the spam, and chamorro sausage. When you eat both of them at the same time, your belly turns full. Your belly will be a happy belly, after the whole meal is in your stomach. You should also try this meal with tobasco, and it does come with finadene. I would say to get fruit punch as your drink, because that is like the best drink there.

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Where I’m From… I live in Barrigada, and that’s my favorite place. It’s my favorite, because it’s my hometown, and that is where I mostly know everyone living there. They are good people, because I chill with them like mostly every day, and all we do is talk to each other, play basketball, and play pool at the Barrigada community center. We are all chill with each other, and we all stick together. I’m a very chill guy, but once you mess with me or my family, I won’t like it. I would get mad at whoever is starting trouble with me or my family. I’m a respectable guy, but once you get too much, I will take care of it.

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Deck of 52 Licensed Retail Marijuana Stores

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The Examined Life Good: Believe in Jesus, Got to church every Saturday, or Sunday, Believe in God, Mary, and Myself, Giving money to the homeless, Helping out family, Friends, People I don’t know, and Going to funerals. Bad: Still cussing, Sometimes don’t listen to friends, Family, Anyone, Teasing friends, Messing around with friends, Burning the food, Not doing the job right, Teasing family, and Messing around with family.

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Annual Report The way I was a year ago is the same how I am now. I would say this, because I still do the same things, like how I did last year. I go church, be with family, and chill with friends. What I hope to be a year from now is somebody with a job, and able to support the family, and my friends. I expect to be someone with a good paying job, and in college doing either automotive or criminal justice. I expect to make progress by getting a better job as a police man, marshal, or a mechanic. I would do this by finishing up my studies, and being a better person. I think I did better than a year ago, because I learned more.

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Ekphrasis

This picture inspires me, because it makes people love their lives. I know a lot of people who know this saying, and agrees with it. There are some people who don’t like, and believe it, but it’s alright. It’s alright, because everyone has something that they like, and don’t like. It’s natural, because we are all human. My opinion about this picture would be that, this quote will make any one inspired. It will make any one inspired, because it’s a positive quote. Whenever you’re feeling sad, just read this quote, and you will feel better. I say this, because I felt gloomy one day, and when I saw this quote, it made me happy, and made me look at things in a positive way. Everyone should read this quote, because it will make them love the life they live.

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Visually Speaking Visually speaking, there really isn’t anything wrong with marijuana. If you look at it from a certain point of view, you can see that it’s better than alcohol. Alcohol destroys your liver. Marijuana doesn’t. Cigarettes cause lung cancer. Marijuana doesn’t. Marijuana is a natural herb. There isn’t any chemicals mixed in that will cause harm to us. It’s just a plant. There are pros to marijuana. You get high, you enjoy food more, you feel more confident in things that you do, you feel happy, it can make you get your mind off of things and just do you. So visually speaking, there are hardly any cons with marijuana.

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Lessons I Learned After It Was Too Late Lessons I learned after it was too late were, never get caught in school with marijuana, don’t fight with people, and don’t disrespect people. You should never get caught in school with marijuana, because you can get into big trouble for that. You can get into big trouble by, first getting suspended. Second it goes on you record throughout your whole high school years, but when you turn eighteen every thing is erased, and you start a new record. After this they will decide where to put you, like Sanctuary, Pase, DYA, or somewhere else. You don’t ever fight with people, because it’s not nice. It’s not nice, because how would you like it, if someone hit you. You wouldn’t like it at all, so you shouldn’t do it. If anything, you should just be social with everyone, and learn how to get along with each other. Lastly you should never disrespect people, because every one is the same. We all bleed the same blood, and we are all human. We should all treat each other with respect, but if anything you can joke around, but just don’t get mad, and laugh together, not at each other.

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The Door When I walk out the door, I want to enjoy life. I’m going to do this by doing things I want to do. First, I’m going to get to the moon. Then, I’m going to Jupiter. Lastly, I’m going to Neptune, and I’m staying there. When I walk out that door, I don’t want to do anything that I don’t want to do. I’m going to do this by saying, “I’m not going to do that.” That’s only if I don’t want to do that particular thing. I’m also not going to listen to people who disrespect me. I’m not going to places, that I don’t like. Lastly, I’m not going to pay attention if I don’t want to.

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Advice to the Young: To young people, the advices that I would give to them are, to get good grades in school, like As, and Bs. Don’t get any Cs, Ds, and definitely no Fs. Don’t get a record for fighting, drugs, or anything that the school doesn’t allow, and is bad. Keep your record clean in school. You should also join sports throughout your whole high school years. Getting grades like As, and Bs are good, because you might be able to go to college for free. College is really expensive, so you should try this so that you can get a scholarship, and further your education in whatever you would like to do. You don’t have to pay for it, and you can use that money, for whatever you would like to get instead. You also shouldn’t get a bad record in school, because when you try to apply for a summer job, any job, or request to go to a college, they wouldn’t like that, and probably won’t accept you. So, it would be best to have a clean record throughout your whole high school. You should join sports, because it will help you stay fit, socialize with other peers, and maybe make your name known. Also this could help you get a scholarship to any college, if you are really good at that sport.

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Who Am I? brother- oldest pool player- improving at the sport game player- communicating with people around the world basketball player- social with people catholic- religious (Believe in Jesus) As a person, my view would be chill.

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Rewarding Experiences 1. Going to CCD: Learning about God. 2. Going to church: Going to Mass. 3. Being with family: Having a good time with them 4. Chilling with friends: having a good time with them. 5. Going to school: Learning about different subjects. 6. Going to training learning how to defend myself. 7. Going to MEDLER’Z: Going to my first job. 8. Meeting people: Getting to know different people. 9. Eating at Shirley’s: Eating their Shirley’s fried rice. 10. Going to the movies: Trying out the food there.

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Valuable Lessons #9….. Never go to sleep late, because you will have a hard time waking up in the morning. #10….. Learn to wake up early, because it will help you not to be grumpy in the morning. #8….. Don’t speed on the road, or else you’ll crash. #3….. Don’t cuss in front of old people, because it’s disrespectful. #7….. Be nice to people, because it will make you get to know them more. #4….. Don’t fight with people, because it’s not nice, and you will get into more trouble. #2….. Don’t disrespect anyone, because it’s not nice, and you can also get into trouble. #5….. Share with people, because it’s nice, and they will share with you back. #6….. Care for people, because they will care for you back. #1….. Go to church, because it’s said in the bible.

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Futures – Fantasy and Fact Ten years from now, I see myself with a good paying job. Being able to support the family, me, and some of my friends. I will have a nice car, and new stuff that I bought, all by myself. I will have enough money, to make people that I love happy. This is all I want to do for my family. Ten years from now, if I keep up what I’m doing now, my life will get better. I say this, because I will learn from my mistakes, and try to fix it, to make it better. I would work hard to get what I want. Nothing is ever easy, so you got to give it your all, and do what it takes to finish the task. I see myself working hard to get what I need for my family. My opinion for the first paragraph is straight out, because it tells you what I want to do. For the second paragraph, it talks about me working hard. I see myself with a good future, because I don’t like thinking negative. I like to be positive in what I do, because it gives me the strength, and hope that I can do it. I am going to work hard though, but in the end it will all be worth it

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Epilogue Well, this was a portfolio about me. I’m Jude Thomas Jude San Miguel Garcia. I’m 5’4”, 120 pounds of pure Chamorro. I love Shirley’s fried rice. If you’ve read my works, you would’ve figured that I’m a really laid back guy. I’m chill with people, but just don’t piss me off. I love getting high and just having a good time with friends and family. I’m a straight out guy; I do not let people step all over me. But most of all, I put God first in my life.

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