This past week I went to work (yes, to work) in Mo’Bay, Jamaica. We know it as Montego Bay, but the locals call it Mo’Bay, so I will, too. Before I left it seemed as if I wasn’t excited about it, and I apologize for that. The thought of travelling in the middle of my … Continue reading International Conference on Urban Education
One time a friend needed help affording his study abroad, and I wrote about him here. Now, I’m asking on behalf of one of my sisters’ friends. Her name is Marta, and she is a freshman in college this year. She’s extremely intelligent, passed all of her Advanced Placement exams with flying colors, graduated high … Continue reading Do You Want to Help a Dream Come True?
This morning I had meeting with the University of Madison-Wisconsin. Since I’m a rising senior, it’s time for me to begin looking at potential graduate programs to attend. Unfortunately, I don’t know exactly what I want to do or who I want to be when I grow up. My dad always told me he didn’t … Continue reading Visiting Graduate Schools
Immediately when I returned from Ibague to Charlotte, my family left on a road trip to Madison, Wisconsin, to see my sister, Mikal, and her boyfriend, Gavin. Here also I have a meeting with the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s graduate programs. Before we left, it deluged at my home. Kay (really our neighbor, but actually our … Continue reading On The Road Again
Today I woke up and ate breakfast – today without the cheese but with these crispy bread-ball things that I didn’t like all that much but I ate anyway because Chapter 13 of The Etiquette Book said I had to. Griffin especially will understand this, but something I do miss is hot tea. Normally, I … Continue reading Martes