2016

I realize that this is the second post in a row that has only numbers for the title, which surprises even me because I tend to like words more – again, not a math person. Oh, and last year was soooooooo ten days ago. What was I doing a year ago? Well, for one thing, […]

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601

That little number became synonymous with “home”. It was the number of a modest apartment in the middle of Rexburg where six strangers from all sorts of backgrounds came to start college together. On the first day of school we hung up a sign that said “I seriously love these people” and that became our motto […]

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a simpler time…and a christmas story

Pretending to be sick was my superpower in elementary school from about the age of five to seven. It wasn’t that I disliked school…just math. I’d be in perfect health when we were reading in class but the second the teacher put up the new math lesson, I suddenly became deathly ill and moped to the […]

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seizing summer

I started writing this at 1 a.m. because it’s the summer and — Speaking of summer … I haven’t had a three month summer since I was in second grade–before I moved to California. Ever since then, summers have lasted about 8 weeks. Now that I’ve graduated and am going on to college I’m realizing that […]

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I Never Learned Their Names

The flight was supposed to leave at 5 pm, and now it was approaching 9pm. I closed the new black journal I had started to write in and kept holding the charger in place for my phone. I was stranded in Phoenix and I needed to get to Salt Lake. Everyone seemed to be just […]

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Summer Plans

As school is approaching the close, it’s time to think about the summer. And looking back on my past summer experiences, this summer seems a little less adventurous. And that’s fine. This summer marks my high school graduation and the beginning of my college experience at BYU-Idaho. I am visiting Idaho for a family reunion […]

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