Building a Home

For the first fifteen years of my life, I did not have a home. At least not what someone would conventionally call a home. My mom and I spent those years roaming from place to place. Nonetheless, I always managed to make myself feel at home, regardless of where I was. This was possible because forContinue reading “Building a Home”

Making the Right Choice

It’s crazy, the feeling you get when you know you made the right choice. Last semester, I visited an important newsroom in Florida, the Orlando Sentinel. I got goosebumps as soon as I walked in. The typing, soothing to the ear; the writers, and how happy they shared to be; and the humbling aura ofContinue reading “Making the Right Choice”

Birthdays: When They Are No Longer Around

On our birthdays we celebrate another orbit around the sun. Another year of growth, increased wisdom and memories made. The memories made throughout the years tend to make their way back to the top of your mind, like a recap of the years passed. You can’t help but smile. But when that day comes aroundContinue reading “Birthdays: When They Are No Longer Around”

Drops

  When raindrops fall, do you think they wonder where they will land?   On their way down, do they dream of landing on a flower, wanting to aid in their growth?   Or perhaps, they dread landing on a windshield knowing they will be wiped away because they are seen as a nuisance MaybeContinue reading “Drops”