“This is My Party Shirt”

“I WILL BE THERE IN A MINUTE!” I tossed the warm sherpa throw from my newly heated feet and clicked the dial to off.  The messy bun atop my head began to unravel so I grabbed a red colored pencil from the countertop and twisted the knot of tangles back into place.  I looked like(…)


“I was wearing my black Calvin Klein underwear set while they stared at me.”   This was the opening sentence to my college application essay. No, really, it was. I realized early on the importance of owning one’s hardships and finding light when the world seems dark.  During my sophomore year of high school, I(…)