The Best of 2014

2014 is over, but here’s to beautiful memories and new beginnings.

Looking back at 2014 is really crazy for me just because it’s hard to believe so much has happened in such a short time.

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What We Do Here Is Very Important

On Sunday, my family and I went to a Diwali/education charity event. It’s a celebration, but also helps a cause that has plagued many countries for a long time. This event helps India in particular, I think.

In India, there is no such thing as free public education. All schooling must be paid for. The entire country basically runs on private schools, and families must pay for their child’s right to be able to communicate and be a functioning member of society, a right that many people, including myself, take highly for granted, or worse, hate altogether.

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Nothing but a Pack of Cards

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Hello, all.

As you might’ve read in previous posts, our WordPress is “Alice in Wonderland”-themed. I opted for the more sinister role of the Queen of Hearts.

Hopefully, we don’t have too many similarities, but I do believe that I have some characteristics in common with her. I can be pretty quick-tempered at times, which is an understatement for the Queen, but in most cases, I do because I care.

I guess you could say that I love hard? Maybe.

But enough about that; I’ve more important things to address.

Our project is create a book – a collection of essays. Each of us has a specific job, and mine is the head of organization, because let’s be honest, everyone else is chaotic – a little too chaotic.

But I am too. My role is kind of ironic, because my life is pretty messy and I can be somewhat moody. But I’m working on that.

I guess I’m supposed to kind of bare my soul now? Tell you about myself? So here goes… Continue reading