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 waking up at 5:30am everyday to go to school. So I can do my best and get As. I’m from a family that cares about me and helps me with anything I may need help with. I’m from going to my kempo (karate) class in Trumbull every Wednesday night and … Continue reading Jake, Where Are You From?
I’m from an average size family of five With two amazing parents and the somewhat funny brother and sister named Luke and Sarah. When we are not all fighting, we have the best times together whether it’s just biking around the neighborhood or watching tv together. I’m from the blenheim colored Cavalier King … Continue reading Hannah, Where are you from?
I’m from the constant trips to Romania, picking the fresh, sweet, peaches from the towering trees and feeding the innumerable number of chickens hopping freely among my grandfather’s weathering, brick house. I’m from the ridiculous, deafening European family where my mom practically obligates my brother and I to clean every single particle in our house. … Continue reading Nicole, Where Are You From?
I’m from days on the beach, attempting to tan my Scottish-Irish skin, but soon giving in to the calling surf. I’m from sword fights in the basement, the clash of plastic against plastic that will determine which brother controls the video console. I’m from firefly nights on the back porch, with creaky swings … Continue reading Gabi, 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’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 a small neighborhood where we wave at every car that goes by and kids playing in the gravel street and down at our little pond in the heat of summer as boogie boards and stand up paddle boards splash through the water. I’m from a tan house where there is always either … Continue reading James B, Where Are You From?
I’m from the fire-breathing wood stove that always demands wood and work, year round. From the wood splitting in the summer to stoking the fire in the winter. I’m from the work till dark family in many aspects from the jobs to the many projects we take on from rusted out jeeps to broken snow … Continue reading Jake, Where Are From?
I’m from rising up and early on a crisp morning, thinking anythings possible, seeing my mom smile down at me feeling me with a warm feeling as she embraces me, seeing my dad dance to Fitz and The Tantrums as he makes burnt toast and starts singing “Ooooh it’s crazy what they think about me…” … Continue reading Caden, Where Are You From
Margaret, where are you from? Where are you from, Margaret? I’m from learning a few words in sign language to spark my love for a language without physically talking. A language used by moving your hands into different symbols, and someone (if they know sign language) knows exactly what you mean. I’m … Continue reading Margaret, Where Are You From?
Parker, Where Are You From? Where Are You From, Parker? I’m from a dream to be in the NBA. The dream that helps me practice and to continue through bad games. Or when I get down on myself I think back about how I just need to keep trying my hardest to succeed the more … Continue reading Parker, Where Are Your From?
Andrew, where are you from? Where are you from, Andrew? I’m from being on the soccer field four days in a row, or playing in games that were too tense to forget, Remembering watching my first soccer FC Barcelona vs Real Madrid in a league game on FOX I’m from trips with the ECC to … Continue reading Andrew, 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?
Hanna, where are you from? Where are you from, Hanna? I’m from Christmas Eve, laughing with my cousins, begging to open my presents, eating tons of spaghetti, and drinking eggnog until I feel sick . I’m from singing on a chairlift during ski club making sure everybody can hear, whispering secrets behind hand, running around … Continue reading Hanna, 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?
Colin, Where Are You From? I’m from scaling the massive green pine tree in my front yard and watching my parents pull in the driveway. When they were out of their car, I would shout their name from my nest and chuckle at the confused looks on their faces. I’m from Gate 4 at Yankee … Continue reading Colin, Where Are You From?
Maddy, Where are you from? Where are you from, Maddy? I’m from spending hot summer days at the pool, having water gun fights with my cousins, teaching them how to swim, and going on their trampoline. Making castles in the sandbox getting covered with sand, going across the monkey bars and playing dress-up together. … Continue reading Maddy, Where Are You From?
Phily, Where Are You From? Phily, where are you … Continue reading Phily, Where Are You From