Author Archives: rufusdespacito

Younger Brother

It was a relaxing day, the sun was out, and like any other day, I used my time as a wise person would, in the most interesting way, by bugging my younger brother. I must have been four at the … Continue reading

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Ski Season

I am overwhelmed with excitement for the ski season approaching; the visions of snowflakes float around in my mind, reminding me of the snow-filled times of last year. While at Mammoth Mountain over the holidays last year, my dad challenged … Continue reading

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CIF Southern California Championships

I can’t begin to explain the feelings rushing through my brain at the moment. CIF Southern California Championships were today and it was beyond words. The competition was fierce with girls finishing at 15:49 (Claudia Lane). I am so overwhelmed by how amazing … Continue reading

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All My Fault

All I can think is it’s my fault. The heart beating as one, eyes seeing as one, love and devotion for the sport and for each other connecting as one, but all of this is leaving, disappearing when all I can … Continue reading

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Ballerinas

A tight backstage room. Fumes from hairspray intoxicating a tight backstage room. Chaos, bobby-pins, tan and black, flying aimlessly. It is hot backstage, the walls the color of earl gray tea. The toes of the apparently perfect, are broken, bruised, … Continue reading

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Discoloration

Visions of gray filled up my wondering eyes. The somber haze lingered in the moist air. The drab flowers filled up my already melancholy mind. The first day we met the visions of gray disappeared, Faded away. The opal skies … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Escape Room

Yesterday, I went to an escape room with my friends in the Ventura Harbor. Out of pure stupidity, we decided to sign up for the hardest room, The Wizards Lair, with a 25% success rate. The amount of hidden clues in the room … Continue reading

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