The following is adapted from a scholarship essay I wrote on the prompt of "What are you average at and how does the Lake Wobegon Effect (a natural tendency to overestimate one's capabilities and see oneself as better than others. Research psychologists refer to this tendency as self-enhancement bias and have found evidence for its … Continue reading Music. A Scholarship Essay
The rain came down / And the friends came / Together The power of piano / And paper airplanes / Thank you, Sarah / Paul The dining hall / Is now my home / And J-SALT / Family I don't like how WordPress formats my poetry in the excerpt for the posts, so I'm trying … Continue reading J-SALT fam
I watched you cry today. Your little feet were carrying you as fast as they could, when, BAM! Forehead, meet wall. The waterworks came with a loud scream. Mommy was back on duty, and sister-recreation time was over... Or so I thought. Less than a minute later, you're back to Running. With tears … Continue reading Running
Although Floridians only get a partial viewing of this solar eclipse, I'm still really excited!! As I write this, my dad and sister are in the pool (the true Floridian way to wait), and I'm monitoring the camera equipment. Focusing on the sun is fun... *not* I found a great blog post on the incredible design … Continue reading On Solar eclipses…
I'm missing them, Slowly forgetting Those I once knew So well. Why does time Have to Fade What I want to Stay vibrant ? The memories I cherish Of a group of people I love so much Still Are painfully drifting Away. A rush of joy From bonding with A whole new family For one Short … Continue reading Camp Staff Family Nostalgia; A Poem of Sadness and Love
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Hanging on the wall There, The opaquely-backed panes of glass Watching... Remembering... The family's Comings and goings, Tears and joy. All stored within A reflection of ourselves. Mirrors they are, And for a lifetime will remain, But even they, With all their memories Cannot adequately reflect The true emotions observed. Squid