Cooper Humorous, caring, delirious, intelligent Son of Todd and Ilene, brother of Carter and Micaela and our puppy Gatsby Lover of family, problems and their solutions Who feels thankful for what god gives him, His great bonds with his family and friends, and his personality Who finds happiness in others happiness, his friends laughter, and … Continue reading Bio-Poem: Cooper
I could hear the muffled cries, i was walking around dizzy holding my aching head a bit confused on what just happened. All i could see was the night mist in the air. I turned slowly to ensure i wouldn’t fall. As i neared the end of my turn i could see one of my … Continue reading I Don’t Even Golf
Things don’t always play out the way you plan them to. It doesn’t matter how many lists you make or journals you fill with your version of “perfection”. Reality just doesn’t match up. I remember that day in vivid detail; the midday july heat beating down on my neck and the trees, cloaked with … Continue reading How to Heal Heartbreak
“BOOM, BOOM, BOOM,” hearing the sound of multiple fireworks blowing up on the streets of Annapolis. Meeting up with our cousins, Cole, Quinn and Kylie and their mom and dad, who live in North Carolina. Everyone trying to catch a glance of the red, white and blue fireworks fly into the sky. My mom and … Continue reading Uncovering the Surprise
Alex, where are you from? Where are you from, Alex? I’m from waking up at 10:30 in the morning with unreal fantasies about chocolate houses and licorice palaces dancing in my head, forcing my eyes to adjust to the bright sun coming through the open window, and to a father who tells me “The day … Continue reading Alex, Where Are You From?
I’m from the wake up early, boxful of croissants, black coffee scented air and horses groomed with care, show days. Where the sun rises over the rolling mountain tops illuminating the silver drops of dew on the grass as the fog slithers away. I’m from a different-family, my cheerful, entertained mother, Charlotte, my stubborn, German … Continue reading Madigan, Where Are You From?
I’m from that hardworking family who never fails to make me happy. Who puts my life before theirs and can always be there for you through the ups and downs that life has to throw. I’m from vacationing in Lake George on hot summer days. Going intense white water rafting. and eating s’mores by … Continue reading Anthony, Where Are You From?
I’m from a hardworking father and mother which resulted in a huge, loud yet loving family. Who are crazy but always fun especially during their,”No music dun dun dadun dun” chants, to get you to dance. But that that also includes an annoyingly weird brother… who isn’t THAT bad 15 percent of the time. … Continue reading Tabitha, Where Are You From?
I am from going away to Groton every summer. My cousins and I used to all go up for the month of July.But, as we all get older we are not able to go as much because of other activities. We go on bike rides and go swimming all day long when we are there. … Continue reading Erin, Where Are You From?
I’m from the endless summer nights. Hanging out with my crazy/weird friends, laughing and having a great time. I’m from the days of hanging out with my cousins at my mom’s childhood lake, playing king of the dock and grilling hot dogs and playing very competitive games of SPUD and the countless times I have … Continue reading Sarah, Where Are You From?
I’m from hot summer nights and being coated in mosquito bites. Waking up my brother only for him to tell me “Go back to sleep” and finding my cousins sleeping next to me in a queen size bed meant for two. I’m from a place where you can not miss out on the opportunity … Continue reading Erick, Where Are You From?
I’m from the trail running, root jumping, stream crossing, heart pounding, sweat that runs down my face as I try to keep up with my father’s pace on our latest 5k. “Go Zoe Go… Straight to the finish line” he yelled and I as I feel his encouragement. I’m from … Continue reading Zoe, Where Are You From?
Lauren, Where Are You From? I’m from trips to Block Island, biking all around, going there every year since I was three. Sipping on ice cold lemonade while sitting on the porch, at the inn looking out into the ocean as the sun sets. I’m from cooking with my mom. Puerto Rican food … Continue reading Lauren, Where Are You From?
Jenna, Where are you from? Where are you from, Jenna? I’m from rolling out of bed each morning and hopping on the bus, spending 6 plus hours in a chair, going to cheer practice, sleeping, then doing it all over again. I’m from hanging out with family, flying a mini helicopter into a corn field- … Continue reading Jenna, Where Are You From?
Jake, where are you from? Where are you from, Jake? I’m From baseball practice everyday, smacking homers over the left field fence, but still never in a game, dreaming of the big stage playing in front of thousands of fans every night and getting that walk of hit. I’m from delicious home cooked … Continue reading Jake, Where Are You From?
Samantha, Where Are You From? Where Are You From, Samantha? I’m from Sunday dinners with crazy card games, long rounds of Clue, entertaining my family with terrible singing and performances on a nightly basis, and making my sister laugh with random made up stories. I’m from admiring Victoria, causing trouble and going on adventures with … Continue reading Samantha, Where Are You From?
“Miles get up” my Aunt Louise yelled, “Ugh” I said, It was a sunny and bright day in England where my Mom grew up. I was with my sister Rachel we were staying at my second cousins house for the week since I was at my Grandmas house last week and I’m a person … Continue reading Up Side Down Terror
“Woosh, woosh,” the grass swayed calmly in the distance. The autumn trees had faded red, orange, and yellow leaves, falling off gradually, while they loomed over the backyard. The breeze created a soft, eerie howl and the night sky was a darkening blue without a cloud in sight. My family and I were devouring … Continue reading Always Be Alert