Hidden Treasures

By Kalina Davis The scene in front of me looked like it belonged inside of a fairytale. It was a small cavern near the bank of a stream, covered in moss and other greenery. A hole on top allowed the sunlight to pass through, making drops of water glimmer. It looked like a dwelling for […]

Caution and Travel

By Kalina Davis His hand came through my window before I had time to react. My heart pounded and my body shook, but not a sound would come out of my mouth. No one else on the bus knew that I was in a fierce struggle for the protection of my memories. Okay, that’s a […]


By Kalina Davis His name was Julius. I noticed him almost as soon as we arrived at the orphanage. He was smaller than the rest of the boys, and he did not rush up to us as the others did. I greeted the others, and moved towards him as he walked slowly to the group. […]

Take the Jump

Please welcome Kalina Davis, she will be writing for us all summer long and sharing her passion for travel.  Drum roll please….   “If it scares you, it might be a good thing to try.” Wise words from Seth Godin. Traveling often leads to intimidating adventures, most presenting you with a choice. A choice to […]

One day

Language is the foundation on which we build our lives. It’s universal and true that language, as the main intersection of communication and action, separates man (and woman) from inherent creatureliness. It is language that can fill one with unequivocal joy, adoration, love, and understanding, but it also has the power to communicate hatred, fear, […]