Winter Memmories

Every winter it seems as if something memorable happens, whether it be someone slipping and falling on the ice or having an awesome new years celebration. Winter may be cold, and some may not like it, but there are always good moments! Personally, I feel bad for people that don’t get to enjoy the snow and…

Destination, More Than a Place

So many people misconstrue the meaning of travel and the importance of each destination. Last night, Sunday, January 15th I began a show called Somebody Feed Phil. This show follows an American man named Phil who travels the world to take a look at the cultural differences between locations and how great each destination is for its…

Halfway There, a Memoir to My Freshman Year

I’m eighteen weeks in my high school career, and I honestly don’t mind it. I had heard so many haunting stories of the high school, the teachers, and the things that go on. However, it seems as if it is all based on how you choose to use your time here. So many students don’t even…

Christmas

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. With gifts under the tree, hints of St. Nicholas all through the town, and the spirit of Christmas that brings warm Christmas cheer. Although I may be sick, Christmas is still my favorite time of the year. That sense of family, nostalgia, and the comforting smell of…

Social Class, a Thing of the Past or a Present Issue?

Social class, an issue that may not be visible to all but is certainly an underlying factor in our modern day society. Since the beginning of time, a social hierarchy has been instilled in territories, nations, and any unified groups of people. I am personally happy to say that the patriarchy of such classes are being eliminated as…

St. Louis

It was last week when I received a text out of the blue from my step-brother in law (BJ). It was in this conversation that he asked me if I was interested in flying to St. Louis, of course, I was up for the trip!  Fast forward a few days later and I am sitting…

Music, a Transcending Language

With a history that spans back as far as time can be recorded, it is music that continues to be a constant in our world. Whether it be the singing of birds, Beethoven’s 7th Symphony, or Eminem’s character Slim Shady. Music can be seen everywhere and in many different forms. Music personally found me not…

Music, an Adventure

Music has always been a large part of my life however it was not until two years ago when it truly impacted my life. That day when I walked into the second quarter of exploring music and they put a guitar in my hands. From this point forward I was inspired to improve and become…

Thanksgiving

A five-day break, a whole lot of food, and fun with my friends and family. Thanksgiving is a time of joy, the giving of thanks, and most importantly the time to care for the people you love. This break I had a great time playing guitar and going on new adventures (I also found a…

Chicago

The windy city, Chicago Illinois; ranked as the third largest city in America it is one of the most culturally diversified cosmopolitan cities in the United States. It invites all races and ethnicities to join together in a fast-moving society that doesn’t lack hustle and bustle and doesn’t sleep for anyone. Although, as in any other major…