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May 2021

The Old Me

A Letter to Myself

Screen Shot 2021-05-23 at 9.31.08 AMKnowing what's right doesn't mean much unless you do what's right. 
 ~Theodore Roosevelt

 

Dear Old Me, 

Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself. My goal is not to be better than anyone else but better than I used to be. Today is a sunny day. As I was jogging by the Charles River, the sunshine reflected on the riverbank making it bright and hard to see.

And, I remembered you, the old me...

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Mr. Fitz Shows Up

A not so welcome surprise...

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Sometimes the biggest disappointment leads you to the right place

~Cary Graeber

After school today, I was laying on my sofa playing Minecraft and just taking a break before my rowing practice later this afternoon, but then the bell rang.  ‘It can’t be my tutor Mr. Fitz,” I thought. ‘I am enjoying my one-hour break until I have to get in the car and go to my exhausting rowing practice on the Charles River, in Cambridge.

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The Not So Bad Week

How a bad week got better

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Friendship is one mind of two bodies...

~Mencius

Dang, I really had a horrible last week.

I got called up by the head of Middle School for being late to school; I got my English teacher  mad and kicked me out of zoom by saying “should we start the class?” During the science test, one of our classmates was going so off on the teacher, and he swore five times during the science quiz, which completely made all of us unable hear anything our science teacher said about the quiz. It seemed like my bad week kept getting worse; however, the fact that I got an exceptionally high grade on my math test made my day.

But not for the reason you might think...

 

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