My Team

I went to Central America in October this year, along with 19 other people who I didn’t know at all. We traveled through the country of Guatemala for nine days, learning each other’s stories, making up songs, laughing and crying together. We came to this country as strangers, and left it feeling like a family….

I’m Going to Guatemala, and No, I Don’t Want Your Money

Now, that is a title. If you’ve found yourself on this blog post, you might have a few questions, like: You’re going to Guatemala??? For why???? When?? Is this title just click bait that’s secretly misleading, with Tori asking for my money as “support”??? All of these questions will be answered, you just have to…

I Never Say “No”

More than often, I wonder how the heck I’m still surviving. As the years have passed, I’ve obviously changed- I’ve learned a few things, been hurt, found great friends, fallen in love with Jesus, and so on. But, something that just has not changed about me is my weird, dangerous, kind of foolish way of…

An Open Letter to My 18-Year-Old Self

This past week I went home to Houston, and found a random letter waiting for me on my dresser. The return address was one I didn’t recognize, and I was confused until I opened the envelop and saw the terrible handwriting that could only be my own. It was a letter that I had written…

10 Ways to Enjoy The Last Month of Summer

Hi friends, Hope everyone’s enjoying their Tuesday! I’m hungry, and I think I’m going to go eat yogurt when I get home from school (I really like the Chobani Flip Cups. Key Lime is my favorite. If you haven’t tried it, you should. They’re fun and delicious). Besides yogurt, here’s what else has been on…

When You Don’t Know A Friend’s Shoe Policy

Hey friends, It’s June, which means IT’S SUMMER! The weather in Corpus Christi as of late has either been wonderful or miserable, and as of right now, at 12pm on a Tuesday, it’s gorgeous outside. I’m currently taking two summer school classes which is a bit much, mosquitos have become kind of a problem, so…