Category Archives: Places

The Girl in the Window

I told myself that I will read more this year because I need some time to myself. So far, I have read two books and I am on my third, which I think is a major accomplishment. Right now, I … Continue reading

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December 23, 2015

On December 23, 2015, a best friend of mine, Agatha, from middle school died in a tragic car accident along with her older brother and friend. She was just a few days shy of twenty-two. My best friend Annie received … Continue reading

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Travel Update

Just boarded my flight and will be in Kansas within the next few hours (if the weather permits it). Photo Credit: Global Health Services

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Anticipation

I am anxiously waiting. I leave for Kansas Monday morning. My anticipation┬áhas turned into excitement. My bags are packed and I’m ready to go. I’ll be home for Christmas.

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A Piece of Colorado

Cactuses have always intrigued me. It could be due to the fact that there weren’t any wild ones growing in Kansas. The only thing closest to a cactus you could get is the ones they strategically placed in the Mexican … Continue reading

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A Day at the Pool

  One my days off, I like to spend my alone time at the pool. I usually take a book, my headphones, and my water bottle. I find a spot next to a palm tree that offers comforting shade and … Continue reading

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Home

When I was growing up, I hated my home. I was embarrassed by it. My family is what you would call a messy type. We didn’t live in filth or squalor, but it seemed like no one wanted to clean … Continue reading

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What Happened?

The crime rate in my hometown has drastically increased. A once safe quiet city has laid victim to a handful of heinous crimes and the shooting of innocent people. Every city has it’s bad neighborhood, which is where the crime … Continue reading

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The Circle

Growing up in Kansas, I had to walk everywhere. I walked to school. I walked home from school. Sometimes I’ve had to walk to the store. Summertime is when I would find myself doing the most walking. My mom’s job … Continue reading

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California

My younger┬ásister and I have never gotten along. I could tell you more fights that we’ve had then times that we’ve actually enjoyed each other’s company. I really don’t understand why our relationship has been rocky. It could be that … Continue reading

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