The (Wannabe) Gym Rat

In high school, I┬ácompeted on the Paddling, Volleyball, and Cross-Country teams throughout my four years at Hawaii Preparatory Academy (HPA). However, after Paddling season ended in January, 2015, I ceased all straining physical activity for another year. The day is January 16th, 2016. I am a first-year at Pitzer College. I sit in my neighbor,…

How to Poop on a Plane

Scene: You stand in something like purgatory: the tube that connects the gate to the entrance of the plane. Here you stand waiting in a crowd of people to sit down for six hours or so. The woman at the desk informed you moments ago that you would be sitting in an exit row for…