I’m going to make this short, sweet, and full of fire. Ever have those days where you just wake up with a feeling of impending doom? Yeah, me too. I’m going to describe this feeling as the spark. It’s small, the kind of spark you get when you rub two rocks together. But you all […]More
I am a creator by nature, and knew in the fourth grade that my occupation would involve speaking my truth into existence however possible. I published my first book in high school, and traveled around my hometown reading at elementary schools and sharing my message. I am currently halfway through my undergrad at the University of Kansas, seeking a double major in Creative Writing and Journalism, with a minor in Art History. With a passion for poetry, nonfiction, and wandering through museums and libraries, I am constantly chasing creativity.
Sometimes you win, sometimes you lose, but you always learn. I sound like my mother. Last night was our school’s last basketball game of the season. This is how the system works here in good ole Nebraska, you win, you advance, you lose, you’re done. Just. Like. That. I’ll start from the beginning. In our […]More
Have you ever been hit in the face with a snowball? As I’ve mentioned before, I have two younger, mischievous brothers. Who both happen to play baseball. You can make a guess where I’m going with this. Last night, frozen water in the form of flakes fell about 10 inches here in good old Nebraska. […]More
Slow drivers drive me nuts. I am always in a hurry. I am always, what you could call, fashionably late. I get it from my mother. If we have to be somewhere at noon, we’ll leave at 11:57. One of my favorite quotes is from the Princess Diaries. “A queen is never late, everyone else […]More
By definition, the word independent means: free from outside control; not depending on another’s authority. As I have mentioned many, many times, I am sixteen. I am put under the category of “rebellious teenager”, as are most kids my age. And yes, this may somewhat be true. God knows I can’t seem to keep my mouth […]More
It’s that time of year again here in Nebraska. When your feet are always cold, even if you have 4 pairs of fuzzy socks on. When you happen to look like an albino in a blizzard due to lack of sunlight. When you are slightly depressed about the passing of Christmas, and the fact that […]More