Category Archives: Diaries

An evening volunteering at the York Rescue Mission

In today’s society, we often times forget the foundations of happiness and contentment– that they are not measured by the quantity of money in our wallets or by the clothing on our bodies. Last night, several National Honor Society members … Continue reading

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I Got Them NaNoWriMo Blues

*brassy harmonica lick*

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Weekend Adventures

The past several weekends have been really good. Although, most weekends are a welcomed event, with no school and a chance to sleep in, but these past weekends have been a fun shift from daily life.

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New Freedom Fest 2013

Alright, so as some of you may know, I run “Henna Ink,” a henna tattoo stand that appears at the New Freedom Fest, a local heritage festival that takes place, every year, on the third Saturday of September in, well, … Continue reading

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9th Annual Clarabeth 5k

Biggest accomplishment from the past weekend: Running a 5k. Start to finish, my friend Bryce and I chugged up hills, across fields, and forged our way to the finish line. We felt the burn. On September 22, it was the … Continue reading

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York Fair Food

This year marked the third annual trip to the York Fair in which food was the main focus. Christopher, my brother and I go to the fair simply to see the animals, art, and eat interesting food, mainly consisting of … Continue reading

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Senior year : Time flys….but I didn’t know I was having fun

It’s been said over and over that time flies when you are having fun, but what about when it flies by despite the fact that you, in fact, were not having fun. This is my outlook on entering my senior … Continue reading

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How to find adventure without going anywhere

By WILLOW PINKERTON, homeschool For me, each summer has its own distinct and carefully composed story; a beginning, a climax and an ending. Each has a soundtrack and vivid settings. Some characters stay the same from year to year, while … Continue reading

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A New Perspective

Skeet shooting is an Olympic sport in which competitors shoot flying orange disks called, “birds.” However, compared to the many other athletic events featured in these prestigious games, like swimming and ping-pong, how much does the average person actually know … Continue reading

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Pretty Pictures

My one-month exchange in France is almost over! Here I bring you an update of what has happened so far via photodiary (not that this photodiary is particularly comprehensive, but it is what it is). We start at Saint-Émilion, a … Continue reading

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