This year, I made the grand decision to lay off chips and take a culinary class to finally learn how to cook something somewhat healthy for myself. Now mind you, I am the clumsiest person on Earth and should never be trusted with a chef’s knife or fire. The bright side is, my teacher hasn’t […]Read more "The Art of Cooking"
The main characters of Catcher In The Rye and Finding Forrester share an uncanny resemblance to one another despite the different plot lines. In Catcher In the Rye, Holden Caufield detailed his journey in Manhattan after being expelled from his fourth boarding school at Pency. While traveling alone, he tried to grasp an understanding of […]Read more "Finding Catcher In the Rye"
Dear you, I didn’t mean to forget. “Some things are hard to remember.” I can’t imagine how heartbroken you must have felt the day I told you I couldn’t remember any past memories of us. You stared back at me with those dark brown eyes and with a faltering smile, told me it was okay. […]Read more "lost memories"
He never came back. He never said goodbye. She didn’t care if it was a sad goodbye or a bad goodbye but she still wanted to know that he was leaving. She lied in bed, staring blankly at the white ceiling, hoping to hear news from him. She curled up in a ball, clutching her heart […]Read more "The Painful Part of Goodbye"
Play to spend time doing something enjoyable or amusing The English teachers of Fountain Valley High School recently participated in an event known as Global School Play Day, in which students were given the freedom to bring games (board games, PlayDoh, etc) and spend time with friends. I, being one the very fortunate students, […]Read more "Play"
How Can Inequality Be Ignored? Under the principles of which our country was founded on, the document that has been ingrained in American history and culture: The Declaration of Independence states, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, […]Read more "Censorship of Inequality"
This is Hsi Lai Temple. Location: Hacienda Heights This is my second home. This lovely place of 15 acres served as my treasure chest of fond childhood memories. My story begins with 5-year old me. It was a cloudy morning when I took my very first steps here. My aunt and grandma were attempting to […]Read more "The Small Temple On Top of a Hill"