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Pauline and Bruno have a big argument every summer over where they should spend their summer vacation.
Pauline loves to go to the beach and spend her days sunbathing.
Bruno, on the other hand, likes the view that he gets from the log cabin up in the mountains, and he enjoys hiking in the forest.
Pauline says there is nothing relaxing about chopping wood, swatting mosquitoes, and cooking over a wood stove.
Bruno dislikes sitting on the beach; he always gets a nasty sunburn.
Bruno tends to get bored sitting on the beach, watching the waves, getting sand in his swimsuit, and reading detective novels for a week.
This year, after a lengthy, noisy debate, they decided to take separate vacations.
Bruno went to the White Mountains of New Hampshire, and Pauline went to Cape Cod.
Although they are 250 miles apart, they keep in constant contact on the Internet.
Bruno took the desktop computer that he uses at work, and Pauline sits on the beach with her laptop computer, which she connects to the Internet with a cellular phone.
Before passing the test with flying colors, I had to spend all weekend studying.
The burglar stole much of the wealthy woman's jewelry after he broke the windows in her house.
Before the sophomores moved to the senior high campus, there were only 2000 students on campus, so crowding wasn't an issue.
"I'll be yours through all the years until the end of time."
Resistance to antibiotics is a worldwide problem, but medical experts list ways to help slow resistance and keep current drugs effective.
When you go to the doctor with a cold or the flu, don't automatically ask for antibiotics.
Colds and flu are caused by viruses, and antibiotics don't work to fight them, so you should discuss other remedies with your doctor.
If the doctor prescribes antibiotics, follow directions and take all of the medicine.
Not taking the medicine as prescribed could allow the infection to re-establish itself in your body and become more resistant to the drugs later.
Taking more than one antibiotic at once or taking left-over antibiotics in your medicine cabinet may increase the chance of resistance.
Keep current with your vaccinations
as simple hand washing and proper food handling can help protect you from infectious diseases.
that were strongly effective a few decades ago
the only option may be to remove the infection with surgery.
Before she could open the sack, I hurried off through the wall, feeling like a big fat thundercloud about to douse Donetta's ray of sunshine.
Nobody even noticed when I came into the cafe and closed the bookshelf behind me.
I could smell right away that Bob was letting something burn on the fry grill.
Maria was trying to wait all the tables, and in the booths by the window, a couple of cowboys from the Double T Ranch were looking toward the kitchen with some concern, wondering, no doubt, if they'd ever get food.
One them called, "Hey, Ms. Doll, how about some coffee?"
While I was at summer camp, I lost the flashlight, and my advisor had to buy a new one.
Christy Brown's life almost stopped before it ever got started.
Because he had been born with cerebral palsy, he was almost completely paralyzed.
Until he was five-years-old, many people thought he would never be able to communicate at all, but Christy's mother had faith that he would.
Christy's life did change the day he picked up a piece of chalk with the toes of his left foot.
His mother drew the letter A in chalk on the floor and asked him to copy it.
He tried, but he could not copy the letter.
After his mother said, "Try again, Chris," he made up his mind to succeed, and with great effort, he did.
My Left Foot is a movie based on a book he wrote about his life.
Now, Brown has written four novels, a collection of poetry, and the script for My Left Foot.
If it were not for Brown's determination, he would not have the rewarding life he leads today.
Some inventions were created by accident.
Walter E. Diemer worked for a chewing-gum company in the Northeast.
He was an accountant, but he wanted to improve the company's gum and make it more marketable to the public.
After making up his mind to create something new, he started doing experiments because he wanted chewier gum.
He didn't succeed, but he did come up with something that became a successful product.
After multiple failures and attempts, he produced a mixture that could be blown into bubbles.
This mixture was the first of its kind to be produced in the United States.
Diemer had pink food coloring, which he added to the gum.
The gum was fun to chew, and the color made it attractive, so many people wanted to buy it and try it out.
If Walter Diemer had not experimented, he would not have discovered bubble gum, and we might not have it today to enjoy.
Mrs. Swisher could have just given us the chance to retake, but she also required us to complete online homework.
Typhoons are violent tropical storms that occur in the Western Pacific.
Some inventions people create are created by accident.
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