The Netflix Original That Stole My Heart

Netflix’s new original series may be titled Free Rein but the series took complete control of this viewer’s (and my mom’s) heart. I was cautious when beginning the show—Netflix had already deeply disappointed the little cowgirl in me with its spinoff of one of my favorite movies, Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron—but I was raving about the show even before all the characters were introduced. Continue reading “The Netflix Original That Stole My Heart”

What Time Is It? Summertime!

It wouldn’t be the last day of school without sentimental Snapchats to my graduating friends, promises to stay in touch with acquaintances, and, of course, one of the most iconic summer songs from my childhood. I won’t deny that I’ve always dreamed of pulling off the perfectly timed chant with my friends right before the final bell rings or that I’ve always wanted to just run out of school without a care in the world. Any student that has watched High School Musical 2 and says they never wanted to try this choreography is absolutely lying because deep down in their hearts they consider this song the greatest guilty pleasure.

Consistency

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If there’s one thing that has remained miraculously consistent this troubling school year, it’s been the group of diverse personalities, laughs and tears that has stood by my side. My friends may not always agree with me and some days I want to yell at them, but these pictures solidify exactly why my friends, specifically my “lunch squad,” are perfect for one another and for me. Some friends are missing but Natalie, Christina, and Christopher never failed to make me laugh during our many lunches together. A never-ending thank you to Natalie for starting this tradition.