In between

This semester has been something. An adventure. A growing time. A semester filled with lessons and maturing experiences. In just over a month I will be leaving Texas for the next four months to study abroad at University of Dallas’s Rome campus in Due Santi (named “The Two Saints” for St. Peter and St. Paul).…

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Memories from Freshman Year at University of Dallas

(Scroll down past the photos šŸ™‚ ) In honor of my Sophomore year of college beginning in three weeks, I thought Iā€™d write about Freshman year, because of nostalgia. First few days of orientation, feeling a bit nervous but also that kind of butterflies-in-my-stomach excited about what is about to begin, and so totally into…

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Farewell Freshman year as [mostly] told in pictures

Spent a week in a dusty library Waiting for some words to jump at me We met by a trick of fate French navy my sailor mate We met by the moon on a silvery lake You came my way Said, I want you to stay -“French Navy” by Camera Obscura For some reason these…

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freedom OF religion or freedom FROM religion? That is the question.

Followers, I’d appreciate your thoughts! This is a small essay I wrote for school! Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for…

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No place I’d rather be

I stared out the window, at the same time paying attention to the vibrant chatter of my sister and best friends, the twins Megan and Kayla. The four of us rode in their small white car on the highway circling round the Puget Sound to a small town across the Sound from Seattle. Towering trees…

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