Hey! It is Sam. Do you remember me?

Why, hello there everybody! Boy, has it been awhile since I sat down to write. And by a while I might actually mean over a year. I truly apologize for my very long absence… Living life can get busy, hectic, and distracting if you don’t force yourself to sit down and take time to do... Read more »

Freshman no more! Reflecting on my first year of college

Well, my first year of college is over and I am back home. Boy, did that go by fast! First, I would like to apologize for the lack of blog posts throughout this year. I was exploring, enjoying, and creating a new life for myself. It was a great year full of new friends, unforgettable... Read more »

No, I do not have all of the answers!

*Hello, everybody!! It has been awhile since I have written anything, so I apologize. I could say that I have been busy with everything in my life, but that would not be the truth. I was just not inspired to write recently. However, that has changed. I have many new ideas and thoughts that I... Read more »
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Don't let your bad day ruin mine

Everybody has bad days. I understand that they are inevitable. But lately, I find myself frustrated and bothered by the mindsets of others. Being enrolled in college and living away from home comes hand in hand with many stressful situations and problems. Many people deal with having to study for the big exam that could... Read more »

A new place to call home

I feel like it has been an eternity since I have sat down at a computer and wrote. So many things have changed over the last few months, and I really have not had a spare moment to sit down and reflect on it all. Moving almost 400 miles away from my hometown to further... Read more »

Thank you JHS for the best four years!

This is crazy. None of it feels real. I can’t be this old. I can’t be graduating high school. These last four years went by so fast. I can’t believe that it is all over. I can’t wrap my head around the fact that will never be at high school student again. That from now... Read more »

I have six days left of high school... Where has the time gone?

Whoa, I have six days left of high school. My goodness it has went by so fast! I feel like it was yesterday I was writing about beginning my senior year and not knowing what my future was going to hold, and now I am writing about my senior year being over. It didn’t really... Read more »


There are some things in your life you cannot control. Sometimes life throws curve balls at you that you weren’t expecting, and you have to find a way to deal with it. This can be a very difficult thing to do. This is something I struggle with more often than not, but growing up has... Read more »

Home is where the heart is

As my last days as a high school student keep dwindling, I can’t help but reminisce on all the great times I have had. I am constantly reminded of how close graduation is, and that soon I will be starting the next chapter of my life. I know that I am ready for that change,... Read more »

Put your phone down and enjoy life!

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  Have you ever been with another person and they were on their phone the whole time? It’s not only frustrating and rude, but it’s actually harmful to the relationship. The amount of time that people spend on their phone both alone, and with others is not healthy. Many do not understand that this is even an issue. Some even say that it is just a part... Read more »