April 23rd was my big brother’s 22nd birthday.
So let’s talk about him!
What stories shall I tell? Bwahaha.
My big brother is a Merchant Marine. He’s the reason we drove across country and back, you may remember it. If you don’t, I wrote every day of that trip for a month, and it was exhausting, and crazy, and a life experience that I shared the whole way.
All I gotta say is we must really like him to go through all that we went through.
Continue reading ➞ Happy Birthday Big Brother
Today was our last day spent with my older brother.
It being a Sunday, it was only fitting that we spend his last day resting in the hotel room. He had just finished his finals, so he wanted a day to relax before going back to school.
We watched cooking channel. Messed around on computers. And basically lied around in our PJs, munching on Carlos Bakery shortbread cookies all day.
Continue reading ➞ Saying Goodbye
We finally got to see my brother today. It was about thirty-two degrees outside so I was more than happy we decided to drive, at the sake of losing our secured parking spot, to the academy.
I mean, it was just agony getting from the parking lot elevator to the car.
And it messed up my hair. We had all put on our “decent” clothes to go pick up my brother and meet his friends.
Continue reading ➞ The US Merchant Marine Academy — A Personal Tour