Lacrosse Personal Narrative Essay

Lacrosse is a contact sport created by the North American Indians, in which the ball is thrown, caught, and carried in a long-handled stick with a triangular frame and shallow netting at one end. The sport is still played today, and is a known tradition in my family. I first started playing when I was … Read more

Descriptive Essay: A Christmas Break

I miss them already. Despite the freezing cold snow and the nipping air, we had a lovely Christmas break. As I inspect my child, now grown with children of her own, holding tickets back to their home, longing envelopes me. Hoards of people push past, unaware of my pain, on their own schedules and heading … Read more

Personal Narrative Essay: Entering The Woods On The Trail

The trail continued around the east side of the lake entering a gathering of trees forming an insignificant forest along the lake’s shoreline. From our viewpoint, the trees concealing the trail eventually dispersed on the southeast side of the lake, and the trail blended into the landscape. Using our imagination, we envisioned the route against … Read more

Success Definition Essay

Most people measure success monetarily. We spend the majority of our lives working towards success (“Defining success”). The word “success” is defined in the Merriam Webster dictionary as the attainment of wealth, favor, or eminence. Individuals who would be considered successful in this generation are Kim Kardashian or even Justin Bieber. These celebrities simply live … Read more

Personal Narrative: My Nursing Home Essay

When my mother called me, I was already running across the road to the reddish, brick-walled building that jutted out from the street corner. At the beginning of December, my mother had wanted me to volunteer at a nursing home. Instead of relaxing on the couch, I’ll be spending most of my winter break entertaining … Read more

Personal Narrative: Backward Riding Essay

Outside of school, I have been involved in lots of different activities, such as horseback riding, piano, classical reading and creative writing class. However, I am most passionate about horseback riding, my book discussion club, and my writing class. Ever since I was little, I knew that I wanted go horseback riding—and I knew it … Read more

The Golden Gate Bridge-Personal Narrative Essay

Around five, I drive to meet Mark at a restaurant in San Francisco. I chose to go across the Golden Gate Bridge despite a third phobia of mine – a fear of heights. This fear I discovered the hard way when I walked with Mark and some friends across this same bridge for a charity … Read more

The Simple Life I Remember

Oh how my life has changed, but it’s not just my life it’s everyone’s now with all this inventing going on the things we have today are so different then when I was growing up. In 1861 when I was a child we lived in poor little run down shacks of wood on dirt streets … Read more

Critical Thinking and Perception Paper

It was over six years ago and all four sons were still living at home. Being a stay-at- home mother, I was home schooling a special needs child. My husband has just started back to his job after being laid off and the mortgage company foreclosed on our home. The financial situation was very tight … Read more

Creative Writing: The Search

I used to work for the F. B. I. , in the Portland office. It was my childhood dream to be the one who gets the bad guy. My fiftieth birthday was in just three months. I had a wife and three children, still do, and the same job I’d had since my graduation from … Read more

Short Story

Its been two weeks, and I havent made any real friends. Its just that, I feel as if no one likes me. Sure, Ive talked to a few people, like Jessica and this really hot guy Chase, but Im starting to feel lonely again. I mean, I was captain of the cheerleading squad at my … Read more

A Memorably Picturesque Village

Not long ago I lived in a small Bavarian village along the Loisach River and which was nestled in the foothills of the German Alps. I remember the very first time I arrived; I was on a Deutsche Regional Bahn. The Regional Bahn is not as fast as the Inter City Express (ICE) trains, but … Read more