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my almost-cozumel trip

one year, my family went on a carnival cruise. we’d been on cruises before, so nothing new. on each trip, each person in the family has a responsibility; mom tells us when to go where, dad carries the bags, and my brother and i have jobs that vary with each trip. on this particular trip,… Read More my almost-cozumel trip

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carowinds

i went to carowinds with my basketball team the summer before 9th grade and found this list from that trip: daiquiri ” dá-qweir-ï, “the trip up….”I wasn’t ready” -callie, “I have to prepare myself” -callie, *yawn* “I’m screaming softly” -callie 04/19/2019

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kiawah

i went to kiawah with a friend in 8th grade and found this list in my notes from it: toot sweet, thank you my dear friend for this deer trip, i’m having little flannel babies, slurshies, bi lo, ok, if we don’t use all of it… could we use all of it, according to the… Read More kiawah

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lincoln village

i went to lincoln village on a missions trip in 8th grade and found this list of things we did: judged bricks, raked leaves, hurt tables, chased kids, got Ben and Jerrys, got fake nails, and stained tables 04/19/2019

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burning car

story time. a few months ago, i was driving down the road then traffic got really bad. the time of day wasn’t supposed to be bad, so i looked up the road. there was smoke coming from the gas station. uh oh. traffic crawled slowly up until i was next to the station. there was… Read More burning car

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21 frogs

i used to have a fish tank with a few fish. years later, we still had the tank, but no fish. ha- that explains my family. then my brother got in a huge frog phase. in one summer night, he collected 21 frogs in the backyard of my friend’s house… he put them all in… Read More 21 frogs

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moses from israel

story. time. this is actually a story from before christmas, i just never got the chance to write about it. i hope i remember it all… because it was HILARIOUS. and no, this is not a biblical story. it’s about a guy we met, whose name is moses and he is from israel. mom and… Read More moses from israel

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er driving

in full honesty, i don’t remember what year this happened. so, since all my brother’s stories from the past start with, “when i was three-and-a-half”, i’ll just say it was when he was three-and-a-half. anyway. our family was out walking and riding bikes in the neighborhood. we were heading back to the house and were… Read More er driving

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class cry sess

in 5th grade, there was one day that i will never forget. the day was dreary, no sun, but no rain. it was going really slow until snack break at around 10/11 am. one of the kids started crying because of family issues. while some people were trying to console them, another kid started crying… Read More class cry sess

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birth is painful

caution: this post is over PG and contains graphics about bleeding from the face yo. anyone who has ever been punched, cracked, or broken their nose- i sympathize. long story short, i use to have breathing issues. i went to an ent and he found out my septum (the hard cartlige in the middle of… Read More birth is painful

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fletcher

so many family used to go to the beach every year with like four or five families. and one of the families had a dog. and of course, the dog went on the beach trip. and of course, little three-year-old me loved dogs. the dog’s name was fletcher. one day, i’m sitting there, with the… Read More fletcher

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(not so) funny story

i live in a neighborhood. and to get to it, you have to get off the main street, wind on another road (which peer off into a shopping area, business buildings, and apartments), then you get to the actual neighborhood. so recently, speed signs that say how fast you’re actually going have been put up.… Read More (not so) funny story