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Goose Island Campground is a SWEET place! I loved our day-visit with family and we had so much fun canoeing and kayaking around the channels. The current was so strong because of the wind, so it was.. interesting! But it was such a beautiful day! My mom and I got into the canoe and began to float, and almost immediately she grabbed the swimming area rope and said “no, I’m not going. I’m not going. I DON’T…

In June, we took a weekend to go to New York to visit family. The plan was to make time for day trip to the city to explore but due to my being sick, exhausted, anxious, and hating humid/hot weather, we didn’t go. Which was fine, I was a little disappointed, but I knew it was probably for the best to just skip the added stresses of walking around NYC in summer heat and just…

FINALLY! I’ve been dying to go since it started warming up and we finally had the time to. I was pretty adamant about doing this on the Outer Banks because I needed to see the ocean, so we paid a little more to do it there. Kayaking isn’t an expensive thing to do, but at the beach, it’s always more. We went to Kitty Hawk Kayaks + Surf School and paid 25$/hour, but an hour…

I’m not a huge Nascar fan, no one in my family really is except my parents, but this was such a cool experience and it’s something everyone should do at least once in their lifetime! My brother and the rest of the CCHS Coast Guard JLP Color Guard group were invited to present colors in the pre-race show, so we all packed up and went to Charlotte! We got infield passes and got to walk…

Three years is a long time looking back, and just a small fraction of what’s sitting ahead of us. It’s been a really exciting and unique experience getting to know someone on this level. Never, outside of my family, have I ever had to share a space, a bed, a bathroom, I mean, an entire life, really. Being really and truly in love with someone, and sharing all of those things, is definitely different. Not…