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Things We Lost In The Fire

I never realized how easy it is to take the things you have for granted, until they disappear into the wind like ashes from a fire. I remember playing those awkward ice breakers with people you’ll never really know, and … Continue reading

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Spare Change

I collect memories in my head like a child picks up change off the pavement. A visual: Boy walks home on the sidewalk, making sure to hop over every crack in the pavement. He spots a penny, examines it between … Continue reading

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When I was little, I lived in a little house in Hadley, Massachusetts. It was in the countryside – it wasn’t cut off from civilization, but it was outside of the bustle of the town. Three sides of my house were … Continue reading

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A Different Type of Family

CIF. Ever since I became involved in sports I had always thought of CIF as the place where the best of the best go to compete. I never thought in a million years I would make it there, especially for cross country. … Continue reading

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A Pleasant Surprise

Friendships are a funny thing. They are something that needs work and energy spent on them but can also be something that just spring up and develop all on their own. I am a senior in high school, getting ready to leave my hometown and … Continue reading

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My Summer in Paraguay

This past summer I went to Paraguay for seven weeks as part of a program called Amigos de las Americas. After a one week training period in Houston, TX, I flew for 16 hours to the country’s capital, Asunción. From there I … Continue reading

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A Night to Remember

Tall, talented, and terribly handsome G-Eazy is hands down one of my favorite artists. This man is a lyricist like no other. He reigns from Oakland, California, which is only a mere 7 hours northeast of Ventura County. He has … Continue reading

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