Roundabout Views

Fresh Asphalt Article
09/14/2017 - 12:00pm

Recently, there was a hurricane that devastated Texas. Many people’s homes were destroyed by the flood water, and have had to vacate the one place that was supposed to make them feel safe. When a tragedy like this happens, it makes a person think about what would happen if it was them in that situation. Many generous people have come to help those in need after the destruction of Hurricane Harvey. 

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09/07/2017 - 12:00pm

The school year is just starting, and I am already swamped. Between work, school, and social life, I don't have much time to just sit around a be lazy anymore like I did last year. Is it because I'm more of an adult now? Probably not. For my first blog of the year, I want to write about something most of us hate to talk about. Yes, becoming an adult. The scariest and most exciting this we will ever do.

Fresh Asphalt Article
07/13/2017 - 10:30pm

The internet is often described as a rabbit hole. While it can be a waste of time, discovering odd and interesting parts of the world is one of the benefits. In searching the internet for an article on a completely different subject I came across an old electronic musical instrument. You may have come across the strange instrument that is the ondes Martenot without even knowing it. The sound that it creates is otherworldly.

Fresh Asphalt Article
07/06/2017 - 4:06pm

When you write, if you're anything like me, you make tons of mistakes. I'm sure before I'm done writing this, there will be at least one that Aimee, the editor, will have to fix. Thanks, Aimee. Anyway, this article has a few habits that can help you catch those mistakes that you make while you proofread your writing.

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06/29/2017 - 12:57pm

I grew up on a healthy diet of fantasy. As is fairly normal in childhood. From Disney movies to books with children going on adventures, to the stories that played in my mind. In my family, reading, and artistic endeavors, and imagination were encouraged. I took drawing lessons where I learned how to see objects for what they were and make them come alive in a different world, one of graphite and charcoal.

Fresh Asphalt Article
06/22/2017 - 12:20am

If you're anything like me, sometimes your creative pool can be dried up from time to time and needs to be filled. This article has a few tips that can help you be more creative. One of my favorites from the list is staying positive. Doing this can help because when you are happy, you can think more clearly. Thinking back to fond memories is an easy way to keep your mind and soul positive.