Daily Archives: February 7, 2017

Sydney R.’s Memoir

(Santa) Claustrophobic Christmas by Sydney Rodriguez   Every Christmas Eve, my entire family-my fourteen cousins and my nine aunts and uncles, along with their spouses-head toward my grandparent’s cramped apartment in Bridgeport, Connecticut, all from various distances throughout Connecticut. Immediately upon entering, the familiar sizzling sounds of dinner and the decadent aromas wafting in the … Continue reading Sydney R.’s Memoir

When Patients Lose Patience: Meghan O.: Memoir

Meghan Ogrinz Mr. Jockers Period 1 ILA Feb. 10, 2017   When Patients Lose Patience   The thick, wooden door swung open, allowing a cold gust of wind to sweep through our small, Nordic hotel room. My dad practically fell into the room, stumbling. “Get up! Put on your coats and gloves and snow boots!” … Continue reading When Patients Lose Patience: Meghan O.: Memoir