Jessica’s House

Jessica’s House My baby sister came to our family through adoption when she was only 3 days old. My parents specifically asked for a child of color. At that time, a child of color had a more difficult time getting adopted. My sister’s biological parents are Native American. Until my sister was

Keep on Trying

Keep on Trying I was told by many adults that the summer after their senior year of high school was the best time of their life, the most fun, so easy and lazy and just fun. Well, I don’t know about lazy or easy, but I do agree that the summer after my senior year has been the most fun. It has

House of Refuge: Our Safe Haven

House of Refuge: Our Safe Haven When walking into a new environment, the mind starts mapping out ways to make things better and ways to adapt. Taking my first steps into the Community Center, my mind was taken aback by all the different sources of inputs. From one direction, the kids were