January 30, 2012
Reflections of my life
I will give general information in three different phases pertaining to my life as an adolescent, teen, and an adult. This is something I never thought I would be doing because I rarely discuss my past. In this paper I will submit some items about my life as I grew up as child in Las Angeles California, My teen years and my gang experiences, and my adult years concerning work experiences, my family, and my future endeavors not only will I have a chance to speak of my past my family insight concerning my past, my present, and my future.
As I will show in this interesting assignment, reflection of my life one of the best statements is from Taub, Hayes, and Cunningham (2001) found that practical intelligence is distinct from general cognitive ability. It revolves around practical problem solving in everyday life. Think of it as a wide range of skills related to how we interact with, shape, and adapt to our physical and social environment (Diehl, Marsiske, & Horgas, 2005). I was born in Los Angeles California as an only child raised close to the main hub of daily activity on the main streets of LA where every day was a learning experience. During a time during the Vietnam conflict, during the first LA riots, National Guard ran up and down the streets in WWII jeeps with 50 caliber machine guns, the first student was shoot on a college campus during a protest and when made in the USA was the norm not the exception. The only family to speak of was in the mid-west and east coast so there was very little contact. Both parents worked leaving me on my own from approximately eight I seemed to learn to cope with in the 60-s was the “turf” for different groups everything from the Hell’s Angels, Black Panthers, Little Samoa, Low Riders, Surfers, Dop Heads, and we had the Hippies a little later. I learned to be very ecliptic to fit in and survive I would change, depending on...