Back to Basics

When I was in third grade, my teacher made an exciting announcement: we were able to submit our own creative writing to my school's literary magazine. If our writing got picked, we would be published in the magazine available to the whole school. As you might be able to imagine, the thought of that left … Continue reading Back to Basics

The Get Honest Project: The Root of the Intimidation

When I was ten years old, I went to Six Flags and desperately wanted to ride one of the big roller coasters. I measured myself against one of the height charts outside of the ride, and got assurance from my parents that I was just tall enough to go. However, the attendant working the height … Continue reading The Get Honest Project: The Root of the Intimidation