I wrote this for a journalism program

This fall I participated in this awesome journalism program. (If you live in the DFW area, it's called Storytellers Without Borders.) There were eight of us high schoolers in the program, and we were paired with actual journalists as mentors. Over the course of nine or so weekly sessions, they helped us through the process… Continue reading I wrote this for a journalism program

Bible study // thoughts on the book of Ruth

Chapter 1 Verse 1: "...a man from Bethlehem in Judah" They were in Bethlehem! As in the Bethlehem of David and Jesus? One thing I've learned from the NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible is that there was apparently more than one Bethlehem in Israel, but I really hope it's the same one. Verse 3: "Now… Continue reading Bible study // thoughts on the book of Ruth

If you’re needing more funny people in your life

Ryan Higa (nigahiga) and HigaTV // a guy with a Youtube channel messing around with his friends Ryan Higa is my favorite Youtuber. His videos are insanely creative and detailed. But then he has a second channel, HigaTV, and that channel is a different world. On that one, he and his team (aka his friends)… Continue reading If you’re needing more funny people in your life

The weirdness history contains (WWI edition)

For history class this year, I'm taking European history. In August, we started at the Black Plague, and now we're talking about the Cold War. Over those seven hundred-ish years span of time, there have been three specific times in class that I remember when we learned about huge stories in history that either happened… Continue reading The weirdness history contains (WWI edition)