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Motivation to move forward Today. Today I have this burning desire to succeed and I'm sure majority of it all stems from my mother, and her powerful stance she took on parental guidance, and nurturing us to become strong solid men.

Motivation to move forward Today

Many people today seem to lack motivation for some odd reason, and they all have their own personal excuse's for such a thing. Extreme Sports - What's in your bag of tricks. Skate or Die - The wonder years of New York City Streets When I was young what had appealed to me most in the sporting arena was skateboarding.

Extreme Sports - What's in your bag of tricks

I'll never forget the very first time I saw a skateboard & not one on television. I must have been about 7 or 8 years old back then, and when I tried to stand on it I simply fell on the floor. At that time I was living in the big city of New York at 174th street in the Bronx in a tough dangerous drug infested neighborhood at the time, so skate boarding became a way out of street life for us young city kids. Not everyone there was bad, or into drug dealing then our building we lived in was probably the cleanest one & had the most friendly people too. I couldn't understand why someone would take a board and put some wheels underneath it, so that you could fall, and almost break your head. The emergence of the Crayon wheel skateboard onto the scene's actually changed my entire perspective on the whole falling incident that happened to me. Flash - & Drag and Drop Design. It takes some getting use to, to discover where the hidden features are located, for each application tooling & advanced user interface capabilities.

Flash - & Drag and Drop Design

For the most part it's fairly simple to get it all started though, once you get the hang of it, you won't wanna let go of the mouse. Dragging things into place on the screen & then seeing the results of your laboring is definitely a super rewarding experience. Many people pick up quickly on how to work the flash tooling of the editor, especially with the usage of the mini-page, which allows for hidden pages to be built within a single web page. Powerful imaging tools, & audio/video rendering software also goes into the inner workings of this editor. The true power behind Cloud Computing. The true powers behind this new technological advancement they call Cloud Computing actually begins at your network connection; without a good network connection, people have no way to gain access to it's powerful source of networking potential.

The true power behind Cloud Computing

The speed of your network also makes all the difference dealing with cloud computing, and how effective it will be for the average user as well as advanced users, such as online business owners. The companies that currently offer these Cloud services utilizing power computing, all deal with any technical issues that arise due to faulty programming or invasion from intruders on their networks. We only responsible for making the best network connection as possible on our end, in dealing with the type of internet service provider we choose and the devices we purchase. Keeping up today does make all the difference when it comes to high powered technologies such as the usage of computing online.

HubPages. Romancing the Stones by Dancing. Rap Lyrics in Controversy. Tupac's life, was one that ended in rebellion against the world itself and tragedy as well us as Biggie who appeared to be his enemy to the rap scene, but it was definitely associated to him becoming anti-american in many ways through his lyrics & social movements he got started.

Rap Lyrics in Controversy

Him and Biggie Smalls we're actually friends long ago and we're going to unite their music movements prior to being persuaded, and misled by instigators on the ground to begin waring and fighting verbally in lyrics against one another back in the late 90's. He began a movement of his own through his music which stirred up a huge uproar from as far as the west coast of the US, to the East coast, from inner city to inner city, and even reached many rural communities. His music was very serious at times, and was loaded with tremendous passion about many deeply embedded inner city stories of lives that were shaken by poverty & harsh living conditions. Meditative Focus. I Can't think of what to write my next hub about. Poetry for me became a sort of artful game, where I could literally jump into a hidden reality that never ever existed before, but through writing these new found realities of my mind, bright new radiant idea's would suddenly pop up like colorful butterflies do so unexpectedly, on some nicely weathered dreamy day.

I Can't think of what to write my next hub about

Each line allows for a differing view or perspective, but doesn't have the same rigid structure of a prose piece of literature. Life brings new meaning to poetry. Levitation. College Life - Venturing Around Campus. First day Out On Campus College campuses are something of a fantasy for most young people, and it was a dream for me to finally get onto it to meet others like me.

College Life - Venturing Around Campus

Knowing that college presents great academic challenges for us all, I was to make the best of my very first day out on campus at Manhattan College, located in New York City, in a rich area of the Bronx borough known as Riverdale. After leaving my college dorm called Chrysostom Hall, I decided to venture off into the main campus area, where I was to meet a large number of other students filtering through the stair cases & walking in various directions.

The College Experience - my take on it all. I went to college back when college was truly a fun experience, people wasn't losing their minds, & doing harm to themselves or others back then due to the harsh survival stats today with the economy and all.

The College Experience - my take on it all

College Activities. I use to love watching the Manhattan Jaspers play basketball, this NCAA D-1 team when I was in college around 1993 was serious.

College Activities

Their head coach at the time was Coach Franscilla, I forgot what his first name was, but oh well I guess I can google it. LOL. The School of Civil Engineering. Calculus-I was actually the easiest class for me, and I'm sure many of you reading this hub would think I was crazy for saying that.

The School of Civil Engineering

I've always been an amazing mathematician since I were young in grade school, so at every interval of learning the subject I excelled at it far above the average math student. Collective Idea's. Does Life have a true Purpose? Purpose is something that people find hard to define for oneself. My purpose in life is one that has a biological essence, a philosophical order, a social atmospheric pressure, a conduct that's disorderly at times, & spiritually may be seen as absent when not focused upon. Does Adulthood take a toll on People Today. Becoming an adult today can actually be a very difficult task, and notice I stated task. Many years ago adulthood came with a host of well known responsibilities, that were all based on real world experiences.

Major Earth Quake - East Coast. There was a massive 5.9 earth quake that hit the east coast today August 23, 2011. Many people were slightly shaken up by it's powerful shock wave, that had neighboring homes shaking. This quake was sudden and lasted about 2 minutes in New York City, it stretched across for miles on end, from places like Detroit Michigan, Washington DC, Toronto, Virginia, Pennsylvania, and many many more states in the United States. We have some news footage of the Quakes actual occurrence from Youtube & many other channels on the web, were hoping this will help people get an idea of what had actually occurred on that very day.

There may be more of these natural disaster events occurring worldwide so keep posted to your local & national news stations for the latest updates. Hurricane Irene. North Carolina - Was in harms way & more On Aug 26th 2011, The Eastern portion of North Carolina is expected to receive the first land fall of the massive category 3 Hurricane, over 200,000 people were under mandatory evacuations yesterday morning through the afternoon.

Hopefully everyone heeded to the words of local public officials as well as the US Government. AfterMath of Irene in Jamaica Queens. This uprooted tree is leaning on the power lines which pretty much saved this house from utter destruction. There was a great deal of asset damages related to hurricane Irene, and 40+ fatalities across the entire east coast. People were warned by the government ahead of time to get far away from the danger zones, but even then accidental deaths still occurred, this tells us that people truly should heed to the words of our government, city, state & local officials when the word gets out to evacuate your area. Thank god the number of fatalities were very low this time, because Irene's destructive path of land fall reached across all the eastern sea board states except for Florida & was in the path of millions of American's that live or lived on the East Coast.