June 7, 1999
Lori Thomas has been married for 2 and a half years, and her maiden name was Jemslet. She was born 3 months premature in Victoria, B.C., and that's why she is a slow learner. Lori did go to school for 13 years in a special ed. class. She has enjoyed school but had a hard time learning to read, write and spell. Jobs she has done are retail salesperson, Goodwill worker, bus person and nanny. She is going to Victoria READ Society for her second term. Lori has learned a lot from going to READ Victoria, so she can better herself for the future. Her goal is to work at a clothing store.
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In the country I feel more relaxed than in the city. In the city I have a hard time sleeping because of the noise. It is so peaceful in the country you can hear the birds sing. There are not as many cars in the country as there are in the city. People enjoy the quiet time that they have in the country, but in the city you don't have quiet time. There are always noises from cars, planes, people coming home late, dogs barking and sometimes there are cats fighting over their territory. In the country you don't have very many lights and they are not so bright. The city is untidy at times and it can be messy. The countryside is mostly clean all the time. Lots of people adore the countryside more than the city. Most people have a nice time in the country taking a car ride and going for a picnic in a provincial park. In the city they usually don't have many places to go for a picnic. Most people find that they can unwind in the country better than in the city.