This is honestly one of the most poignant, powerful books I have read in years. "How Dare the Sun Rise" is, in short, the memoirs of Sandra Uwiringiyimana chronicling how she and her family survived the massacre of a refugee camp and their transition as refugees into American society. Uwiringiyimana begins her story with the history … Continue reading Book Review- How Dare the Sun Rise by Sandra Uwiringiyimana
Sorry I haven't been very active lately, it has been a very exciting, very busy few days. I'm a senior in high school and graduating in 8 days. It's really surreal to think about- four years of high school, 11 years of elementary school, and now that's all behind me. I am heading off to … Continue reading Busy Days
The other day I took my best friend out for a birthday dinner at A Single Pebble in Burlington, Vermont. We've both been there before, but never together and never on our own. It was the restaurant's 15th anniversary so it was packed and they weren't doing any takeout. It's by far the best Chinese … Continue reading Dinner at A Single Pebble
It's nearly Mother's Day and every year my family has the tradition of going to get some flowers and plants for the garden and spending the afternoon weeding and planting. We never do big gifts or anything, instead I make a card and this year, since I've been baking like crazy, my mom requested some … Continue reading Mother’s Day Lemon Shortbread Cookies!