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One Year, 100 Books: While We're Far Apart

By ContributorApril 12, 2011
Lonks is almost 25% done! HOORAH!—Sparkitors Book #24: While We’re Far Apart Author: Lynn Austin Reason for Reading: My mom’s best friend lent it to her, and she thought that I’d enjoy it. Quote: Esther's father halted the lazy swaying of the porch swing. "Listen,"... More  →
One Year, 100 Books: While We're Far Apart

Open Thread for April 12

By Chelsea DaggerApril 12, 2011
grace_return7 says: My school did a thing called Marathon Dance which is 27 hours of dancing and raising money for charities. There are costume parties throughout the night, and one of them was "A Day At Sea." My boyfriend decided to be really cool... More  →
Open Thread for April 12

Is High School Just Like College? Kinda.

By ContributorApril 11, 2011
I am continually befuddled by the similarities between high school and college. I mean, in my extremely humble opinion, college kicks high school to the curb, then steals its lunch money. But despite the total pwnage, there is undoubtedly overlap.  As anyone who has ever applied... More  →
Is High School Just Like College? Kinda.

My French Adventure: Springtime in Paris

By ContributorApril 11, 2011
LadyM explores the city of love and lights—and eats Chinese food along the way!—Sparkitors Maybe you know the song Springtime in Paris. It's an Anglo-Franco mix, but roughly translated, the Franco part goes something like this: A croissant for me,... More  →
My French Adventure: Springtime in Paris

Vocab Word of the Day!

By Chelsea DaggerApril 11, 2011
EPIC VOCAB SHOUT-OUTS from Friday's post go to: Sparky007xxx69420666: I have an insatiable appetite for pizza, ice cream, ramen, kool aid, and SparkLife. as396: I have an insatiable desire for my overly loquacious and unnecessarily... More  →
Vocab Word of the Day!

One Year, 100 Books: Heaven Is For Real

By ContributorApril 11, 2011
Lonks tackles the difficult genre of Religious Non-Fiction and delivers an interesting review!—Sparkitors Book #23: Heaven is for Real Author: Todd Burpo Reason for Reading: My mom was reading it for her book club up at church and it looked really interesting. Quote: Now,... More  →
One Year, 100 Books: Heaven Is For Real

Auntie SparkNotes: Scary Smart

By kat_rosenfieldApril 11, 2011
Dear Auntie, There's this guy in my english class, lets call him Christian. Christian used to talk to me a lot and then one day I went on some rant with (what I considered) moderate vocabulary. Immediately after, however, Christian looked at me with wide eyes... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Scary Smart

Life As A Seventh-day Adventist

By ContributorApril 11, 2011
An Anonymous Sparkler answers your questions about her denomination of Christianity. –Sparkitors Though it was great seeing all the feedback on Life as a Christian, I realized that the post didn’t fully reflect my particular denomination. So I decided to write this... More  →
Life As A Seventh-day Adventist

Holding On: Chapter 4

By ContributorApril 11, 2011
In the last chapter of willwriteforhearts' fantastic story, Alice was sprinting away from a mysterious figure...but who is he, and what does he want?—Sparkitors Okay. I’m okay now. It’s just… I’m okay now. Why’d I do that? My head whirs in response, searching... More  →
Holding On: Chapter 4

The Amazing Life of a Bando

By ContributorApril 11, 2011
Starkidette, we can't tell if you're talking about band or the members of an elite crime-fighting squad. Either way, we're taking up an instrument today! –Sparkitors Marching band. You know you’re a bando if 1. you walk in step, 2. you identify... More  →
The Amazing Life of a Bando