Changes

Hi, everyone! So I finally did it. I moved to the big city. That’s right, New York City. And moving to the big city means experiencing a lot of new, exciting, quirky, scary things. Which means I will be writing again! It’s been a long time since the last time I’ve written, but there’s so […]

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The View From the Top

They tell me I need to get over it. Let the pain go. It’s holding me back, they say. It’s keeping you from moving forward with your life. But I’d beg to disagree. What if it’s not holding me back, but, in reality, helping me move forward? After all, who could ever forget something like […]

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Big Dreams

Have you ever felt like you’re trapped in time? Like the whole world is moving forward, making progress, each person carrying on with his or her own life, except for you? And you try and try to make progress of your own. You try to get ahead in your life. You make all the necessary […]

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How Bad Do You Want It?

I guess what it comes down to is how bad you really want it. Can you see yourself doing anything else? Are you willing to make the sacrifices to do what it takes in order to get you where you want? He looked me in the eyes and questioned my integrity. My character. My ability […]

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Questions of Character

The twelve of us were all sitting by our computers when our teacher walked in late. He didn’t apologize for it or give us an explanation as to why he came strolling in five minutes past the time he was supposed to be there. Instead, he calmly slid his briefcase down on the desk and […]

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Nonfiction: Disappointment

Disappointment is a funny thing. It’s not like the feeling you get when someone tells you they’re upset or angry with you. They’re disappointed, and that’s even worse. It’s like you let them down, like they had so much faith in you and expected so much more from you, and you just let them down. […]

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The Businessman and the Fisherman

So, my brain is pretty much fried from finals, and I can’t write anything right now. But this morning, as Jill and I sat down together and drank our coffee and proceeded to express how excited we are that our finals are over and our wonders of why we even go to school anyway, pondering […]

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Hello, all…

My whole life people have always told me my family is not like everyone else’s family, and it has taken me majority of my twenty-one years to finally figure that out. Growing up, I thought it was normal for aunts, uncles, grandparents, cousins, even extended relatives to be gathered regularly—it was a perk of having […]

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