18 Years

Like every young kid, there’s a point when you discover that the future exists. At 9 yrs old I began to think about the future. My future. And it wasn’t a nice one. It was an approaching nightmare of realism. I promised myself that on my 18th birthday I would run away. It’s what my […]

Preparing for A Week of Chaos

April 23rd, 2017. It’s 9:16 pm. The night sky is dark whale circling our land collecting stars with her gaping mouth. Okay, basically there’s a mosquito in our room and my niece and I are recording our possibly last moments. My brother-in-law a.k.a “Best Friend” doesn’t believe us. But I think it left, hopefully our […]

The fight for education

You look at the stats of college tuition, and it’s expected to continue to rise within the next decade or two. How did higher education become so costly? From personal experience the average starting tuition of colleges and universities ranges from about 30,000 to 40,000. Now I’m excluding community colleges and financial aid. I also […]