Monthly Archives: May 2012

5 retro country songs that are still gold

Country music is kind of an exclusive market. You’re either a fan, or you’ve barely heard a single song. As someone who defies that usual phenomenon, I bring to you my favorite country songs from before I was born. 5. … Continue reading

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Mixtape of the Week

For all of you that love hip hop and christian music, you are in for a treat. Gospel rapper Lecrae shares his life experiences and the truth on his newest mixtape Church Clothes. There are 18 songs on the tape … Continue reading

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REAL Strawberries

Go swimming. Check. Have a cookout. Check. Pick strawberries. Check. Next Memorial Day why not try a new tradition. This past Monday my mom and I visited Barefoot Farms to pick some sensationally sweet strawberries. Even though we were picking … Continue reading

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SAT Angst

This Saturday, I’m scheduled to take the most dearly loved of standardized tests, the SAT.  The point of the SAT is to give colleges an idea of how applicants compare to each other. However, there are so many problems with … Continue reading

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Bus Driving Soap Opera

It seems like the bus brings out the worst in every person. You can put the most quiet, obedient, valiant kid there is in a school bus, and within ten minutes he’ll turn into an evil rage monkey providing hell … Continue reading

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Footloose the Musical!

Come see Footloose the Musical at DreamWrights Youth and Family Theatre the last weekend in June. Footloose the Musical is based on the famous 1984 movie of the same name. Footloose is about a fatherless teen, Ren McCormack, who moves … Continue reading

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Steel Oasis Part 3

The third part. Part 1: http://www.yorkblog.com/teentakeover/2012/05/16/steel-oasis-part-1/ Part 2: http://www.yorkblog.com/teentakeover/2012/05/23/steel-oasis-part-2/

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Senior Year is Almost Over!

As I am awake at 12:31am studying for my calc final tomorrow, I realize there are just nine days until I graduate. Nine small days until I will officially be done with high school. For good. It hasn’t hit me … Continue reading

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YouTube Tuesdays: Beatboxing Flute

Greg Patillo has made a name for himself. He has been featured on iCarly and can be seen on the street corners of New York City performing for audiences of whoever will watch. He is one person I would love … Continue reading

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Symphony Night

Because my brother is a percussionist in the 4th-grade band, on Thursday night I felt like the only decent thing to do was attend his concert at the theater. We arrived 40 minutes early for some reason, and spent quite … Continue reading

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