Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Thanks... Last slice


Dear my first AS spring overnight,

Thank you for making sure we had a lot of fun and learned in the process. Although sometimes you made me mad, usually because I wanted more time, you were the best trip I have been on so far. You did a great job making this a fantastic trip. I had a great time in DC and in Chesapeake Bay. All of the museums were awesome, thank you for letting me see them. Thank you for making everything we did in Chesapeake fun.
Overall, I just wanted to say…

Thank you, I had a great time.


P.S. Thanks for down pouring on us. :)  

Thursday, May 21, 2015

The Fault in Our Stars

The Fault in Our Stars
John Green

The Fault in Our Stars is a book about a girl named Hazel Grace who has cancer. She goes to a club where she meets other people like her. Hazel really doesn’t like the club until she meets a boy by the name of Augustus. Hazel falls in love with Augustus and Augustus with her.

So far I really like this book and I hope to have it done by next week.  I think it is a great story and it is very interesting to read a book from the eyes of a person who has cancer.  

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Monday, May 4, 2015

Picture Books!!

Picture books!

This week I read a bunch of picture books, my favorite one was called Magic Trash by J.H. Shapiro and illustrated by Vanessa Brantley-Newton.
It is about this artist, Tyree Guyton, who turns trash into art. I liked it because I liked how they used picture books to tell a real story and the illustrations were really good. I also just like picture books.

This week I’m reading The Martian and Wednesday Wars.  

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Friday, May 1, 2015

SOL#10 Rainy Day

Rainy day

Rain is beautiful,
Rain is good.

For the environment because we are dry.

Rain is fun,
Rain becomes rubber ducky races.

Every day, one by one they float.

In case you haven’t noticed,
I like rain.

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Thursday, April 23, 2015



We were in Disney World and I was around 5 and for some unknown reason, I was mad. I’m not sure why, but I was extremely mad. I was sulking in my Minnie Mouse hat, not talking, and staying about 4 feet behind my family. I don’t know what’s to be mad about in Disney World, especially because we were in Magic Kingdom. Still, I refused to talk and hung my head in sulkiness.
Mom and Dad seemed to notice my sulkiness because we stopped for ice cream. I had a cup of chocolate ice cream and my sulkiness faded away.

I guess ice cream can solve all of children’s problems.  

This is before the sulking.

After the sulking.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Elsewhere week 2

Gabrielle Zevin

Owen and Liz fall in love but then Emily, Owen’s wife from Earth shows up and Owen and Liz’s relationship falls apart. Owen is still in love with Liz but Emily lives with him. Liz tries to escape down the river before she becomes a baby but almost drowns. After that, Emily leaves Owen and Owen and Liz live together until Liz becomes a baby and is sent down the river.

I liked Elsewhere a lot although the perspective was confusing. It was interesting although the events were fairly quick and some of them didn’t have good transitions. I did like it and I would recommend it to people who liked Wendy Mass books.

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This week I'm reading the Fault in Out Stars by John Green.

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Kerala SOL #8


We arrived at the humid airport and saw our name on a sign. We walked to the driver and were taken to our beautiful hotel. The humidity made my hair go poof. I hate that.

We were welcomed by coconut water and shell necklaces. I loved this place. A big Christmas tree sat in the middle of the lobby, well that made sense, but wait, this was India.

Then, we were in a golf cart, driving to the cottage-ish place we would stay for the next two days. It was beautiful. I loved it, we walked into our cottage which had an amazing view of the ocean. Mom and I walked down to the small beach and looked for shells. After finding a bunch and bringing them back to the room, we went to lunch. A fantastic lunch was found in the buffet of Dosa, Idli, Sambar and more. Dosa is a salty crepe thing, Idli is steamed rice cake and Sambar is a lentil soup.

We went to sleep around 6:00 because of jet lag and awoke around 5:00 in the morning. Mom made tea and we sat outside drinking it while listening to prayers from a nearby Muslim Mosque. After we walked in and encountered a cockroach. I sat, terrified on the bed while Mom called someone. They arrived and squished it. Soon after Mom and I got ready to leave. We weren't leaving the hotel but we were going somewhere.

While we had a lot more fun in Kerala than I described, that's all I will tell you for now.
Notice how I never mentioned my brother or father, well they weren't with us while these events occurred. But we were leaving to go pick them up…

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Elsewhere Book review

By Gabrielle Zevin

Waking up in a boat, meeting my dead grandmother. Where am I?
Liz has been killed, and taken to Elsewhere, a place where people go when they have died. It is a confusing place where 15 year old Liz will age backwards until she is reborn as a different person back on earth. After getting addicted to Observation Decks, (places where you can view your family or loved ones back on Earth) Liz gets an avocation (job) working with dogs.
So far Liz has meet a man called Owen who teaches her how to drive. Liz thinks shes in love.

I love this book so far. It has given me a new thinking of what goes on after you die. It is an extremely creatively written book. I do like it but sometimes the perspective confuses me. Liz’s character is a little annoying to me and she is disrespectful to her friends and grandmother which bothers me. I am going to finish it this week but so far, its a good book.   

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Thursday, April 9, 2015

"Hey!" SOL #7


We walked through the busy airport, all of us excited. My eyes landed on a person who looked a lot like Kate (Logan.) Wait, was that Kate? My eyes traveled back and landed on Avery and Ginny Logan.

“Hey!” I said.

“I’m so glad we met you!” I told Avery as we sat on the plane to LA.

“I know, right?” She replied. “I always meet someone I know at airports.”

We talked for majority of the flight. About half way through though, Avery was talking about shooting something up a nose when
Screams filled the plane joined by both of ours, as we sat laughing in shock.

“That was Terrifying!” I said giggling.
“Yeah I know,” She smiled “Anyways, I was saying, the way you pull out your brains without cracking your skull is…”

We continued to chat after this and soon came to an agreement to watch “Wreck It Ralph” on Avery’s phone. We watched about half of it before the plane came to a landing, ending our trip together.

“Bye!” We called as they walked away.

I sighed as we waited for our next flight to San Jose.
“But on the bright side,” I thought “We do get to see baby Vikram.”  

For those of you who do not know, Baby Vikram is my cousin who was born in early March, you can find out more about him in my “Finally” post and my “Little Ray Of Sunshine” post.

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