Stories from my mission trip to Mexico (vol. I)

In my summer bucket list this year, I mentioned I was going on a mission trip. The trip was last week and I am definitely trying to make myself process things, so here's a post about it. In the months leading up to Mexico, we had a lot of meetings. Informational meetings, brainstorming meetings, bake-sale… Continue reading Stories from my mission trip to Mexico (vol. I)

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)

August 2018: photo dump and mini-stories

8/2/18: My school's volleyball has a tradition that on the last day of tryouts, the new varsity players get picked up without warning by the people who've already been on the team for "initiation." That's a blurry picture I took of myself during it. I'm in the car with a blindfold on. I guess them blindfolding… Continue reading August 2018: photo dump and mini-stories

Life, lately (yogurt & the peg game & books in multiple forms)

I tried a Chobani Flip. (Yes, that's my finger in the picture. And yes, this picture doesn't even have the Chobani Flip in it. But it's still yogurt, so close enough.) The existence of these special yogurt creations was first brought to my attention by Sarah Beth's comment on my April post, and I was… Continue reading Life, lately (yogurt & the peg game & books in multiple forms)