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Memory is truly an unfortunate thing. It chronicles our entire life, forms our reality of the past, and defines who we are and where we’ve been, and yet it’s so elusive. It’s transience, it’s lack of definite form, and its subjectivity are all catalysts to a degradation from which we can barely...Tags:
Bemus Point, New York is a little-known village, consisting of a mere 350 people. Despite the lack of people, it is rich in memories; the kind that last a lifetime. As the sun rises each day, so do the occupants, inhaling deeply the smells of summer and the lake. The village itself is...Tags:
A trip I’ve taken as a teenager that has impacted my life greatly is actually a trip I’ve been on 4 times and plan on going on many more. The trip is to a place called Ciudad de Angeles in Cozumel, Mexico. First, let me clear up one issue I have with peoples’ opinion of this trip....Tags:
Once upon a time, there was a little girl, who loved to travel the world. The people, the food, the places, they all mattered to her. She would travel the world with her family if she could. One time, about 3 years ago, she and her family went on a Carnival Cruise. The boat was enormous and she...Tags:
Superman, Spiderman, and Batman all risk their lives to save the world. Although average teenagers cannot fulfill these impressive tasks, help can be offered in minute ways. “We can do no great things- only small things with great love,” stated Mother Teresa, a Catholic missionary. She spent her...Tags:
"Education is the hardest teacher because she gives the test first and the lessons later"- Mickey Mantle Stepping onto the dull looking bus filled with countless faces teeming with testosterone and confusion was the first step I took into a life changing experience that will be burned into my mind...Tags:
It was summer of 2009 and for the first time I had left my family for 16 days. As I approached the airport, I began to shed tears once again. Not knowing why, I began to question myself if it was because I was leaving my family for 16 days or was it because I have never received the...Tags:
Jakari Scott Teen Travel Writing Scholarship Maybe you have had some great experiences when visiting other cities, but you have not lived until you have visited the city of Atlanta, Georgia. In Atlanta, there are many things to do from fun attractions to tasting...Tags:
I have been blessed to travel my entire life. Whether it is an Alaskan cruise, a trip to the Caribbean, or a road trip, travelling has always been a passion of mine. One of my absolute favorite vacation destinations is Walt Disney World. And no, I am not five years old. I’ve just been a Disney...Tags:
On July 5th I had the pleasure of waking up at 3:00am to get to a 5:15am flight. And since it was the 4th of July the night before you can imagine how well that went. When me, my mom, and my dad got to the airport my mom checked all my papers and triple checked to make sure I had everything,...Tags: