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Tuesday, Apr 21, 2015

Emily Little

Being competitive is a mixed bag

Everyone has a multitude of personality traits. Whether they are creative or intelligent, each person’s slate of personality traits is unique to the individual. One of my most dominant personality traits is competitiveness. ...
Published: 04/15/15

Small town limitations

Anytime you ask someone who has lived in Sebring for an extended period of time what the town used to look like, you will get a relatively universal answer. They will likely state that present-day Sebring is like New York City compared to what it was...
Published: 04/08/15

Cutting soda for Lent is not easy

As I have written about before, the 40 days between Ash Wednesday and Easter are known as Lent in some denominations of the Christian faith. It is quite comical when I try to explain it to my friends who do not observe the practice, as their first qu...
Published: 04/01/15

Race week is good for Sebring

This past week brought about Sebring’s annual claim to fame: the 12 Hours of Sebring. As someone who has lived in Sebring my entire life, I often find people are surprised to find out that I have never attended the races myself. ...
Published: 03/25/15

The joys of reading

Since I was a little kid, I have always loved reading. When I was younger, it was a how I spent a majority of my time.
Updated: 1 months ago

The allure of binge-watching TV shows

Like most typical teenagers, I watch a lot of television shows. However, not all of the TV shows that I like or want to watch are currently airing.
Updated: 1 months ago

Weekends are hectic for some folks

After a long week of school, the last bell on a Friday afternoon is music to my ears. While weekends are always a welcome blessing, I find it difficult to spend them relaxing like they were intended for. My weekends tend to be extremely hectic. Take ...
Updated: 1 months ago

Elective classes round off learning

One of the best parts of the American education system, in my opinion, is the ability to take elective classes.
Updated: 1 months ago

Broken toe, near accident aside, fair was fun

Alas, another fair week has come and gone. After an extremely long year of raising two animals, it is a bit of a bittersweet feeling to see it go. While I am a little sad not to have my animals any more, it is a big relief to have an immense amount o...
Updated: 2 months ago

Livestock record book and deadline pressure

Anyone who has ever shown a fair animal before knows the overwhelming feeling of dread that washes over them when they hear the words “record book.” Out of everything that goes into raising and showing a livestock animal, my least favor...
Updated: 2 months ago