The Story of Home

Growing up, my house never seemed to measure up to my dreams of the perfect home. Throughout elementary school, I devoured books about pirates riding ships of mahogany and royals inhabiting majestic stone castles and worn Victorian buildings with secret passageways...

What Makes a House a Home

When asked what a house is, one may say a structure with four walls and a roof to protect from the weather. When asked what makes a home, some may answer the place where they are able to surround themselves with tangible objects such as the family heirlooms hung high...

Imagine

Imagine having just one home, one person to spend Christmas with, one birthday, or just one place you have a “mom” at. Imagine is a term that people are using in 2021 to insult or compliment people, to make a point or to prove one. In this case “imagine” is being used...

Home is a Feeling

Home is such a fickle thing. Some assume it’s a place; others say it’s a feeling. Home could be a person, a place, or a thing. It could be all, or it could be none. Home could be a warm meal, your favorite made with all the love of the world. Home could also be a...

Running Home

Each time that I stood on the starting line for my high school cross country races, it would strike me as odd that the finish line was 3 miles away, but also plainly in sight only 10 yards to my right. Most cross country courses are arranged in a loop so that the...