Category Archives: Sunny Surroundings

Keep Loving on Others

Violence is no issue to take lightly. The word can take shape in many forms: physically, mentally, sexually—on the battlefield, on the street, and in the home. Today I’m specifically focusing on violence in regards to intimate relationships. I was … Continue reading

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Living Like Lincoln

After visiting Washington D.C. for the week, I can safely say that Abraham Lincoln was by far my favorite president.  As much as I admire George Washington, John F. Kennedy, and many other great presidents, I think Lincoln had a … Continue reading

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Wishes for Japan

As I was brainstorming what to write today, thinking about the happiness in music, I quickly changed my thought process. My dad announced to me this morning that the death count in Japan is over 10,000 now. Officials are saying … Continue reading

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Caring Enough about Japan

“Today’s events remind us of how fragile life can be.” Those were President Obama’s words today when referring to the earthquakes and tsunami in Japan. At this point the death toll has exceeded over 1,000 and there have been over … Continue reading

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Walking for Wishes

The Make-A-Wish Foundation adds sunshine to sad stories. Quite frankly, there’s nothing happy about a child enduring a life-threatening disease but the Make-A-Wish Foundation does something about it. Rather than ignoring the situation, this organization gives children hope and what … Continue reading

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Spreading Random Acts of Kindness

There’s a club on my campus that is taking the school by storm. Spreading happiness in every hall, walkway, and building, I couldn’t help but join. Random Acts of Kindness is always greeting students with a high five, a compliment, … Continue reading

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The Magic Akinator

I’ve found an amazing new website! Whenever you have a moment of boredom, or when you just need a little brain boost, you should definitely try out this new website. It puts 20 questions in its place; it can guess … Continue reading

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