My Safe Space

A safe space: a place or environment in which a person or category of people can feel confident that they will not be exposed to discrimination, criticism, harassment, or any other emotional or physical harm. Yes, that’s the dictionary definition, but really, everyone has their own definition. At that fact, everyone has their own safe […]

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Our Last Homecoming

As the homecoming week has come to a close, I sat back and reflected. Wow. That was really our last spirit week and homecoming dance FOREVER. We will never get another one, and that was really it. Is anyone else as shocked as I am? We’re all going to be moving on with our lives […]

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High School Artifact

Meaningless to you, but everything to me. A new house; a new key. The key to change, development, moving forward. The new house is one of a new family. I had to persevere to accept my mom’s remarriage. I must persevere now more than ever. Everything is evolving into something different. My sister going to […]

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My Writing Process

When writing my college essay, I followed the four-stage writing process, and I think it really worked for me on this longer deadline. I started with two topics I wanted to write about for the certain prompt I thought I could do best with. I then wrote a full page brainstorm for each of these […]

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Organic Object

As I stare at my lime I wonder what to categorize it as. There has been a long-standing debate on whether a tomato is really a fruit. By the definition of having seeds, limes as well as tomatoes are to be considered fruits. I don’t think “fruit” when I see this. I don’t eat it […]

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