1998 Pull Quotes
Delta Winds: A Magazine of Student Essays
A Publication of San Joaquin Delta College
- The "Mom" Dress
"My mother and I looked like morbidly mutant twins from the fantasy of some sadistic horror writer."
- Humbled and Homesick
"The blade missed my neck by inches."
- Every Girl's Dream
"The perfect little child I always wanted was not even close to being perfect."
- Le Jour Des Rois
"The person who finds the ceramic figurine becomes the King/Queen of the day and wears a gold-toned paper crown."
- The Right Shoes Equal Acceptance
"I was going into the fourth grade that year, and I was happier than a worm in a basket full of apples."
- Schools Gone Bad
"It is important for kids to play, but there should always be time for learning."
- The World of Reading
"So pick up a book and enjoy a new world filled with all kind of wonder."
- Bilingual Education--Not So Impossible
"The better we educate immigrants--our newest assets--the more productive they will become."
- Black Cherries
"The beautiful pie was on the windowsill when my grandfather went over, still warm to the touch, unlike the Joneses."
- Grandmother's Gift
"I curled my toes in my socks against the cold, curving, pedestal of the dining table, trying to wish the thought away."
- Kennedy Meadows
"The monumental granite mountains that surrounded the valley where my dad taught me the art of camping and fishing seemed like a distant dream."
- Nothing Wrong Can Happen
"After I realized the responsibilities that adults actually have, I wish that I had not been so eager to become one of them."
- Nascar--Fast Ads
"That alone brings about 3 million dollars a year to both driver and sponsors."