The Great Coffee Breakdown

Once, my Texas History teacher assigned an elaborate project for our final grade of the semester. We had to assume the role of a pioneer traveling to Texas and document our lives in journaling. It sounded fun, but there was a catch…we had to “antique” every page with coffee or tea. This is why my […]

The End of Seventh Grade

Seventh grade is drawing to a close. At first glance, it felt that it would never end—but now it is, and I feel remarkably similar to the Jessica from last year. And the year before. There are some subtle changes. This Jessica is a few millimeters taller, has slightly straighter teeth, and finally hacked off […]