Author Archives: TheJessicaness

The Start of Autumn

The fall season has different markers depending on the locality but there’s now a wider distribution of early Christmas decorations (and in our case setting up for National Day), pumpkin spice flavored anything and everything (hello San Diego), and that … Continue reading

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How Things Change the Second Time

The first time, back in June 2014, I was excited to finally be old enough to appreciate living abroad as the last time I was learning to walk, talk, and feed myself which are all great skills for an avid … Continue reading

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Good Night Poem

I lay here and I think of you, Happy thoughts yet still I’m blue. You were there when I needed you, But now your hugs I’m overdue. I want to cherish you and hold tight, But those days are gone … Continue reading

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When School Binds Your Eyes

Spring break has come and gone and summer is almost over. I finished the spring semester, all 20.5 units, with my first C on my college record. Caleb and I gave our 45-day notice to vacate our residence in Imperial … Continue reading

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Free To Be Me

There’s a marching band inside my head, I only want to stay in bed. I’m up and trying, dragging lead, If it were up to me I’d be dead. I carry on and walk along, I sometimes hum a happy … Continue reading

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