Blue is an ocean wave crashing onto the beach. Brown is a puppy wagging its tail. Red is a rose in bloom. Orange is a pumpkin shining bright. Violet is a mermaid’s tail splashing in the water. Green is a cactus in season. Pink is a scarf blowing in the breeze. Yellow is a doubloon sparkling in the street. Tan is someone wearing a pair of shorts walking down the lane. Purple is a banner in the sky. Silver is a cupful of quarters. Gold is a sunrise seen through a telescope. Black and White are a Oreo cookie being dunked into a glass of milk. Grey is a Humpback Whale diving down into the deep blue sea. A rainbow is a multitude of colors that you can see in the sky.
Hershey’s Chocolate Company has been around since 1894 and the founder, Milton Hershey, created such favorites as M&MS and Krackel Bars. The Hershey’s Company is one of the largest chocolate manufacturers in the world. Their products are sold in over 60 countries worldwide. They are a member of the World Cocoa Foundation. In 1903, Milton Hershey began construction of a cocoa plant in Derry Church, Pennsylvania, which was later renamed Hershey. The plant workers and their families lived there and Milton Hershey held social events for them. They also introduced a new product, Hershey’s Kisses, in 1907. The process to wrap the new product was long and hard until machine wrapping was introduced in 1921. They added the paper ribbon at the same time to make sure it was a real Hershey’s product. Their other products included: Mr.Goodbar, Hershey’s syrup, chocolate chips and the Krackel Bar. In conclusion, Hershey’s chocolate is my favorite chocolate.
Last Friday, I went to the Musical Instrument Museum with Quin, my hab worker and I had an amazing time there looking at all the exhibits. There were instruments from all over the world, like violins, cellos, guitars, harps, pianos, drums and many others. There were different galleries on instruments from different parts of the world like South America, Asia, Europe, Africa and The Middle East. All the exhibits had regional costumes. There was an exhibit on musicians like Elvis Presley. There was another exhibit on different kinds of music like Jazz, Hip-Hop, Country and Pop music. I had the best time looking at all the instruments. My favorite part was getting to see all the amazing instruments. My favorite instrument was the Grand Piano in the foyer.
By Jake M.
My favorite series of all-time is Star Wars. Beyond the orginal movies and the prequels more than 30 books and comics were written to expand the Star Wars universe. Many of those stories and characters have been forgotten due to the new movies released. Disney, who owns the rights to Lucas Films, decided to write their own storyline, which caused the orginal follow up books to Return of the Jedi to be cast away. Personally I like reading the older books. My favorite character is Mara Jade Skywalker.
Mara is my favorite because of the depth her character offers. She served as an assistant to Emperor Palpatine, a smuggler, and a Master Jedi.During her time as a servant in the galactic Empire she was sent on missions to purge rebels and any jedi who survived Order 66. Prior to the death of Palpatine, his parting words to her were kill Luke Skywalker. As soon as the Empire fell she no longer had the will to carry out her mission and ironically became Luke’s wife. After her marriage to Luke, Mara Jade Skywalker was trained in the ways of the Jedi, working her way to the rank of Jedi Master and was tasked with training other force sensitive people the ways of the Jedi. Her intriguing story came to an end after she was assassinated by her nephew Jacen Solo. She is a supporting character in the Book Survivor’s Quest which is about her marriage with Luke and their struggle to save the Jedi order.
Writing poetry encourages creativity and self-expression. Poetry stirs the imagination and it is an excellent practice for strengthening writings skills, cultivating a strong vocabulary and learning to think outside the box. Here, participants at SEEDs for Autism created poetry to describe their favorite colors.
MAY 5 2018: 10am – 3pm
Participants at SEEDs for Autism held a live blogging event at the 2018 Spring Art Jam!
10:00 – Michele (instructor)
The Art Jam is starting! So many people are showing up to spend the day at SEEDs!
10:12 – Sydney
There are lots of people shopping.
10:35 – Michele (instructor)
The Metals workshop is just about to begin. SEEDs participants are ready to share their skills with the community and teach people how to create a twisted metal bracelet!
10:43 – Sydney
Since we opened, there have been a lot of purchases.
11:00 – Michele (instructor)
Derrick is assisting workshop attendees in Metals.
11:14 – Michele (instructor)
So many people wood turning! Jesse Dean is working one-on-one with workshop attendees as they woodturn their own pens on the lathe!
11:29 – Sonja
Just did my first tour and it was a lot of fun. I showed the people around telling them about the workshops. I also showed them the products we sell.
11:34 – Michele (instructor)
Andy is taking a break from doing the weaving demonstration. He is keeping me company at the Newsletter station.
12:22 – Jesse & Jessica
Hanging out at the Newsletter station. 🙂
12:36 – Daniel N.
I had Irma’s for lunch: rice and beans and tacos. It tasted good.
12:51 – Daniel N.
I observed Jessica taking payments and people are shopping at Seeds.
1:29 – Jared
I was weaving a green scarf.
1:30 – Nathan
I observed Jessica and Jonatan doing the woods demonstration.
1:50 – Nathan
I observed Brain T. eating from Irma’s Kitchen.
2:07 – Nathan
I observed Jake helping out with the print making workshop.
2:25 – Nathan
I observed Jeff working in jewelry.
2:29 – Daniel N.
I observed Nate’s mom buying pillows from the sewing dept.
2:39 – Michele
Things are winding down at the Art Jam. It has been a wonderful day!
2:42 – Daniel N.
I observed people using baskets to shop.
2:45- Daniel N.
Thanks everyone for coming to the Seeds Art Jam!