My Blog Posts


November 28, 2018

Holidays, Work, and Standardized Testing

One of the most important and powerful things that I think we can all focus on during the holiday seasons are the simple tasks which we […]
November 15, 2018

The Journey Pt.5

Day 11 (Thursday, July 19th, 2018) Today we were going to participate in a brand new type of service work. After another early breakfast, sixteen of […]
November 10, 2018

Working Hard or Hardly Working?

As the old adage suggests, there are only two sides to the coin of work and (hopefully) success. You can either put your all into something, […]
October 30, 2018

The Journey Pt.4

Day 9 (Tuesday, July 17th, 2018) Today we visited the kindergarten as part of our service plan. We had noodles again in the morning for breakfast, […]
October 25, 2018

The Journey Pt.3

Day 7 (Sunday, July 15th) Today was our first fill day in the home base, and because of this we spent the majority of the time […]
March 13, 2018

Passport to Another World

When you step back and think about it, there is a lot that goes into traveling to a different country. Besides the obvious fact that you […]
March 18, 2018

Spotting the Finish Line

Do you remember that feeling when you first saw the finish line? You had been running so hard that between your shortness of breath, the pain […]
March 24, 2018

Checking off the itinerary

There is much more than just fundraising that goes into putting together a dream. Of course, fundraising is still a major part of it of this […]
April 2, 2018

Researching the Past

Almost a month ago, I had announced on this blog that I would be writing a research paper, and that the topic would, of course, be about […]
April 13, 2018

End of Quarter 3!

As my trip nears closer and closer, so does the end of my Sophmore year. This week marked the last days of the third quarter of […]
April 18, 2018

Reaching The Summit

One hundred seventy-six days is a long time. During a span of time as long as that, someone could accomplish many different things. They could master a […]
April 25, 2018

The Crowd Behind the Movement

It takes a team to move a mountain. Without the combined strength of many, nothing would ever be accomplished, and our society would be at a […]
May 1, 2018

Paying it Forwards

One of the main reasons as to why I have set out on my journey, why I have worked so hard to achieve my dream has […]
May 10, 2018

Quality of Life

Over the past week, I have decided to focus my time on, well, my time. I have noticed that over the past few months, I may […]