Fitzgerald looked to his own life

Once again, Fitzgerald looked to his own life from which to write his novel. It detailed the rise and fall of Dick Diver, a promising young psychiatrist who falls in love and marries one of his patients, Nicole Warren. The result, Tender is the Night (1934) was his fist novel in nine years and the […]

My name is Melanie

My name is Melanie, and I am a trashy TV addict. Proud to say I’ve been clean for a couple of years now. Really haven’t missed the nagging guilt and soul sucking shame that always accompanied binging on my dreck of choice in secret. I heard everybody cheering, but I sprained my left wrist. It […]

In the beginning

In the beginning, surfboards were made of wood. While these weren’t sustainable, they were at least better than the modern day surfboards made of fiberglass and Styrofoam. These newer surfboards were definitely lighter and cheaper but were dangerous for the ocean since production of Styrofoam creates toxic chemical waste. Certainly what is appropriate for the […]

Increasing population

Increasing population, industrialization and need of land for development of expanding cities has led man to cut down forests selfishly. Not only are the forests home to a large number of animals, trees are also an important component of the water cycle. The roots of plants hold the soil together and prevent soil erosion. The […]

This is the second time in six months

This is the second time in six months Roethlisberger has reworked the eight year, $102 million deal he signed in 2008. He deferred some of his salary last August to make sure the Steelers could get under the $120.4 million cap last season. He was scheduled to make $11.6 million in 2012 but the new […]