An essay I wrote for school

One of the last assignments I have for this school year in history/English is a personal narrative. The prompt is the question, what was a time you felt like an outsider? This is what I wrote. Theoretically speaking, the line between life as an only child and life with siblings should be dark, thick, and… Continue reading An essay I wrote for school

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)

Six word memoirs & sonnets with a twist

You might've heard this tale before: One time, Ernest Hemingway was bet money that he couldn't write a six word story. He wrote the following words- For sale, baby shoes. Never worn.- and won. Here are some more six word stories that I've gathered from various places. From sixwordmemoirs - Sunset. Midnight. Sunrise... But no sleep. -… Continue reading Six word memoirs & sonnets with a twist

What I’ve learned so far this school year

In algebra On the day we were reviewing all the equations of a line stuff, my teacher brought up the  question of why "m" is used for slope- like in y=mx+b. He said we would never guess. Then this guy in my class said it's because it's Latin for slope in a no-way-I'm-right tone, and… Continue reading What I’ve learned so far this school year

My honest feelings on new school years

For me, the days bridging the end of August and the beginning of September are also the first few weeks of school. It's also the time of year when I most frequently get asked questions such as What do you think of ___ year so far? Do you like your classes? Do you like your… Continue reading My honest feelings on new school years

Mundane advice for back to school (ft. my friends)

This post will be coming out on my first day of school. I have mixed feelings about going back. On one hand, there's no way in the world I would complain about a few more weeks of summer, but on the other hand, I'm feeling that seasonal shift of 'okay, I'm kind of getting tired… Continue reading Mundane advice for back to school (ft. my friends)