Two Decades Down

May 22, 2017 4:11 pm

Today, I am twenty and no longer a teenager. This is insane. Mom has hung streamers all over the kitchen, and Dad made the annual spray paint birthday age that he tapes to our window. The dogs jumped on me to wake me up. A whole bunch of people have sent well wishes, and I…

Sophomore No Longer

May 13, 2017 11:28 pm

Another semester of school closes, and I am currently in packing bedlam. Today officially marks my last day of sophomore year. I have turned in all my papers and projects, and my crew team just finished the season. We raced our hearts out at the National Invitational Rowing Championships this weekend, and I am beyond…

Happy 17th Birthday, Kate!

May 1, 2017 2:49 pm

The first day of May brings blooming flowers, the beginning of the end of classes, and the anticipation of summer, but in the Jones household, May Day brings something even more special: the birthday of Kate Kate Kathryn Lee Jones. Let me tell you about this girl. She’s spunky, sparkly, and donut-obsessed. The donut obsession…