Monday, February 25, 2013

Summer Vacation 2012 Day 3

On the 13th, of August, my family and I went to the Quileute Reservation, Forks, Wa (the sign), Rialto Beach, and LaPush, Wa. Rialto Beach is very pretty and when we were on the reservation, we bought some fresh smoked salmon from a person who lives there!
This is the shack that we got the smoked salmon from. Quileute Res.
My dad, right, standing with the man we bought the salmon from. Quileute Res.

The Forks Sign!
A couple walking on the rocky Rialto Beach.
The sun finally came out to play and lit up the tress at Rialto Beach.

Friday, February 22, 2013

High School Confessions

I know that I've been posting vacation pictures lately, but the last time I tried to post pictures the format freaked out on me so I decided to make this post instead:

Just this past Sunday, an anonymous person from my school made a confessions page on Facebook. The posts from people are completely anonymous as well, which is a good thing because some of the confessions are either quite rude, or really deep. Some are sweet, like when a kid posts about a crush that they have. I wanted to confess to that page, but it had a character limit of 300. And my post was over 1000 and I couldn't post it to there. So I have decided to put it here. For security reasons, I will call my school S*****. Here is my confession:

Nobody’s perfect and everybody has flaws. Yes, it sounds like a cliché, but it is true. And those flaws can sometimes cause students to tell an unintentionally rude joke and not realize it. Also, there are many classes of students. Not the physical classes that they’re in, but of income, race, gender orientation. A student, here at S*****, could be hungry at night because their family’s income isn’t large enough to buy all the food that they need. A student, here at S*****, could be wanting to tell a huge something to their friends but can’t because they’d feel embarrassed. I personally have not seen any bullying at S*****, but I’m just one student. I don’t know the inner workings of the lives of students, which is maybe a good thing. But S***** students! If you need to talk to someone, and you don’t want it to be your parents, there are several kids here that would gladly listen and offer any help that they can! And despite what you may think, teachers offer great support as well! Don’t be afraid! It is totally up to you if you want to talk to anyone or not, but S***** kids are here for you if you need them.