For a fun homeschool writing assignment, my mom had us write a 300-400 word story beginning with this sentence: When they finally unlocked the door, they were met by the smell of furniture polish and old books. It had to have a surprise ending. I really enjoyed writing this piece, and I hope you enjoy […]Read More Flash Fiction | The Unexpected Visitors
You may have been wondering, What is Shae up to? She’s been very inactive on the blogosphere lately. Well, I have been extremely busy! I miss interacting with you guys more, but I’ve got different priorities that I did when I started my first blog at twelve years old. Now I have junk like work […]Read More My Tips on Applying for Scholarships
Hello! I’m Miss Potter, Shae’s cat. I think it’s high time you guys learned a little more about my fascinating life, so I had Shae take some pictures to show you what a day in my life is like! We begin when Shae’s alarm goes off. I watch her get ready for the day. I […]Read More A Day in Miss Potter’s Life
This is a more serious post than usual for this blog, but it is part of my “days.” 🙂 I wrote this essay for school, and my mom (who is also my teacher) helped me edit it after I turned it in. It’s about the existence of evil and free will. Let me know what […]Read More Why Do We Have Free Will?
Lately, I’ve been writing scholarship essays. Fun stuff, right? 😉 Well, I though you guys might find this one interesting. The question was, “What is the importance of civic engagement and service learning?” “Civic engagement” and “service learning” are good practices in themselves, but they seem to be associated with progressive education and possibly socialism. […]Read More An Interesting Essay
Because the school year is coming to a close for me at the end of April, I am getting very excited for summer. Lord willing, I’ll be working more once school finishes, but I also hope to have time to blog more and do other fun things. ☺ First of all, thank you very much, […]Read More What Would You Like to See on My Blogs?
School begins on Monday! I’m going into my junior year, the busiest year of school yet. As homeschoolers, we are blessed to have a separate room just for school. I took some pictures on Saturday of some things in the room. 1 2 3 4 I knew this picture is what I wanted as soon […]Read More The School Room
This week, I went to school for the first time. My entire life, I have been homeschooled, and that will continue this year too. 🙂 But I also have to take a public driver’s ed course, so I go to school for one class period. It’s been really interesting! My teacher graduated from college just […]Read More My First Time in “Real” School
Friday was our last day of school! It’s hard to believe that next year, my brother and I will be juniors, and my little brother will be a great big 5th grader! In honor of the end of the year, I thought I’d share some family pictures of us growing up. I tried to select […]Read More Family Memories
My kitty, Miss Potter, loves me. She follows me around the house and sleeps with me at night. She rarely sit on anyone else but jumps on me the moment I sit down. Here’s the best part: she loves me so much that she blesses me personally with her hairballs. For school last week, we […]Read More An Essay about Miss Potter