If eyes are the window to the soul, then hands are the mirror to the heart.
Well, that's it. I have officially graduated high school. I have received a piece of arbitrary paper that somehow certifies that I am eligible and somehow qualified to go to college, get a job, or enlist in the army. And once the initial saltiness of them giving me the wrong type of diploma wears off, … Continue reading Facing the World: Pursuing My Dreams
Today, I walked into the gym to take the senior class picture, and my friend handed me a valentine. It wasn't anything particularly special- a generic valentine you can buy by the box at any store, and a box of nerds that could be bought in bulk at any store. It was a small gesture. … Continue reading A Valentine’s Day Life Changer
Dear sweet, innocent, beautiful girl, High school is tough. It's challenging- in more ways than one. But, you're tougher. I know because I've seen it. But I also know the world can be a horrible place. Or it can be beautiful. So, before you take on life's newest challenge- newest gift- here are 25 things … Continue reading High School Advice
For those who don't know, there was a school shooting in Colorado earlier today. For a news article, go to http://www.cnn.com/2013/12/13/us/colorado-school-shooting/ m This news inspired this post. I was originally going to write about Christmas, but this is more appropriate for the time. High school may or may not be the best time of your … Continue reading On Things High School Never Teaches You