Role Model

Writing Challenge: May 13, 2018 Prompt: Are you a role model for anyone?   When she told me I was her role model I was taken aback. Me? A role model? How? Why? We had been friends since high school, for 8 years now. I am not older, I’m not any more accomplished, I’m not … Continue reading Role Model

Writing Challenge 2018

Last year, the year of 2017, I started a writing challenge. To be honest, I was terrible. I didn't write daily and would then play "catch-up" to get back on track, and I only posted about a third of what I wrote. This year, I am going to try to do better. Now that I … Continue reading Writing Challenge 2018

Climb Mountains

writing challenge: Dec 18, 2017 Prompt: Find a motivational poster online and write something inspired by it. poster: Climb mountains not so the world can see you, but so you can see the world. In the Valley everyone seems to be enchanted by Mt. Timpanogos. It is a lumbering form with several well-known trails and … Continue reading Climb Mountains

Island of the Lost

writing challenge: Nov 21, 2017 Prompt: Write about a lost object (I went a bit off topic) There are many tales about an island of lost things- a place that somehow attracts the mislaid, misused, and misguided. People and things alike wash up upon shores made up of millions and billions of  the miscellaneous. It’s … Continue reading Island of the Lost


Writing Challenge: Sept 21, 2017 Prompt: Write about a time you saw hope in what seemed to be a hopeless situation.   In the worst of times I thought we would never escape him. Twice before my mother had filed for divorce, and twice it never went through. I had begun to think we would … Continue reading Escape

Rock Canyon at Sunset

*Photo taken by me: October 8, 2017* The Rocky Mountains are young, rough and wild. The way the stone jut out of the ground, violently and forcefully, takes the breath away. At sunset in Utah Valley, the last rays of the westward sun lights up the rocky surface, painting the uneven facades bright gold. This, … Continue reading Rock Canyon at Sunset

Solar Eclipse

Solar Eclipse: 2017 I have never seen the lawn so full. Groups of friends and entire families are sprawled across the grass starting into the sun through paper sun-filtering glasses. The sky was clear and blue. There was not a cloud to be seen. It was hot and bright: as it usually is in late … Continue reading Solar Eclipse

Frozen Moment

Writing Challenge: May 5, 2017 Prompt: Write about a moment you wish you could freeze forever I stared out at the valley from the pass above the river. To the right there was a frosted mint-green field. To the left the dove-grey mountains were adorned with glittering snow-beaded trees. The sky was such a pure … Continue reading Frozen Moment