Applying FIRST in my daily life
When you’re a part of FIRST, you continually hear about the skills you’re getting by participating—public speaking, better understanding of science and math, teamwork, etc. And it’s true. I’ve used the confidence I’ve gained from working on my team in social situations. I’ve got a better handle on public speaking now, and I can now tell a ratchet apart...
Hope you all are enjoying the pretty day. :)
So happy. So so happy.
Made myself breakfast polenta with maple syrup and bananas and blueberries for breakfast today. Makes me happy. It’s exactly what I need—something warm and filling and homey. It always reminds me of Papa making breakfast and all of my family sitting around the table together. Something tells me it’s a recipe I’ll take with me to college on those days I need some serious...
So tired but must post
So… I have to get this out, again, before I lose it. I apologize in advance for the sloppy writing—I’m writing this on the edge of sleep and with my eyes closed. So it’s all stream of consciousness and no speelcheck. So my team lost in the final round—again (same thing happened in Portland). And we were very sad and the driver was sad and angry and it was bad. But...
Okay. So. Long day. Awesome day. Gonna crash any minute now, but I want to get this out. I want to remember it. I’m on a FRC (FIRST Robotics Competition) team, and today was full of much awesomeness at the Seattle Regional. To start with, Dean Kamen, the founder of FIRST, was there. :D Me and two of my friends went to help out as VIP tour guides. The organizers put all of us kids from all...