Adventure is Our there in the Short Story The Green Door by O. Henr
– … He carries her to her bed. Seeing her hunger and poverty, Rudolf runs out to buy food and milk for her. Then, when he is ready to leave, he promises to see her again the next day. However, when he leaves her apartment, he soon realizes that every door in the building is painted green. He runs back down to the man on the street and asks him why he gave him that piece of paper with The Green Door written on it. The man shows him a theater across the street called The Green Door and tells Rudolf that the theater people paid him to hand out papers and that he had given invitations to The Green Door to other people as well….
The Evolution of Door Handles
– When it comes to opening a door there are many ways you can do it. You pull a handle, turn a knob, push it forwards, press a button or simply stand in front of it. It’s strange to think that the door, an object we are all familiar with hasn’t existed forever. The door opening mechanism has been around for amount of time, as the door knob was invented much later than the door itself. Before the door, there were simply openings. These openings let in everything from one space to another: people, light, sound, air, bugs, etc….
The Millionaire Next Door, by Thomas J. Stanley
– The book I chose to review for this course is titled, “The Millionaire Next Door”, by Thomas J. Stanley, Ph.D., and William D. Danko, Ph.D. After learning that it was published in 1996, prior to the widespread availability of the internet, and subsequent ebusiness boom, I was slightly sceptical that the information held within might not be relevant for someone like myself trying to thrive in today’s chaotic economy. Fortunately, I was wrong. The Millionaire Next Door is full of concepts and principles that put into perspective how we view money and status in our society, and also debunks the myth that America’s wealthy are the ones doing most of the spending while living elaborate and care…
Comparing the Marriages in “Holding Things Together” and “The Painted Door”
– A married couple may not always be the happiest couple even though it may seem that love is expressed in the relationship. Some marriages are meant to be while some are not. What causes a person to be dissatisfied with their marriage. Or how do external factors play a role on the outcome of a relationship. As for the case in “Holding Things Together” and “The Painted Door”; these short stories have a few similarities, but they also have many contrasting factors to take into consideration on why one couple is successful with there relationship while the other is not….
Never Trust a Salesperson
– Nowadays we have a huge variety of goods, products, and services in the market. To choose a good product sometimes can be very hard because all the advertisements and promises of good quality are not always true. Sometimes we all can be the victims of the bad service, quality, and false promises by representatives of businesses. I have experienced this in my own life. I was assured of a good quality for a product. In reality it was not as good as promised by the sales person. Last summer I was shopping for a gift for a friend of mine….