July 4th 1776. The very day that our country gained her independence. The day that everyone in the United States of America is grateful for. But when I look around our country today I think What happened?! Our nation was founded on unity and brotherhood. Yes there were disagreements, yes there were feuds, but today we are not only … Continue reading But Why Don’t We Value Freedom?
The University that I attend isn't too far from my hometown. It's easy for me to go home whenever I want and I do so often to see my family. But there's one member of my family that no matter how often I come home, is never tired of seeing me; my brother. Ahhhh brothers. … Continue reading My Hero With a Flat Nose
I'll never forget the moment that I was elected as Arizona FFA State Vice President. Standing on stage, looking into the audience (that I couldn't see because the lights were so bright), but just hearing them all cheering. It was a moment that I had hoped for since my sophomore year of high school, and … Continue reading Remembering What Matters
This is it. You've graduated. I know there are so many wild emotions happening right now: sentiment, fear, excitement, sadness, relief, joy, and about 1,000 more. Your friends and your family are all there supporting you and celebrating with you. This was the last time your entire class will ever be together, the last time … Continue reading To the Class of 2017 From a 2016 Graduate
One year ago I graduated high shool. One year ago I walked across the stage on the Willcox High School football field, grabbed my diploma, and opened a new chapter in my life. Fireworks, silly string, laughter, tears, the whole night was incredible. But after that, real life came, and fast. I suddenly found myself … Continue reading Why I’m Glad My Parents Were Hard On Me
So, since this is my very first post, I decided I'll let you all know a little bit about myself. My name is Kodie Clifton and I grew up in the small town of Willcox, Arizona. Yes, I am a small town girl, and yes, I am very proud of it. Now if you have … Continue reading Just a Small Town Girl