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Rebecca Pena | Another Summer Gone
Author Guest / September 5, 2010

The past few weeks have been super busy, wouldn’t you say? For me, it feels like months have passed. For example, I can’t remember what I did last week. Not a very good trait to have, but you know what they say, time does fly…. I started marking time by big events or random oddities throughout the day. Do any of you have this problem? For some, this method of remembering works best; but, for someone like me it is definitely a trend that needs to be fixed. HAHA School specifically requires me to have an organized mind; not a spacey one, which happens often when my calendar is blank. To put it bluntly, August was super exciting for me! I have many great memories and news to tell you! In the beginning of the month my sister celebrated her 15th birthday. In the Mexican culture, we plan huge parties called Quinceaneras. It’s basically a party that symbolizes my sister growing up into a woman and leaving her childhood behind, kind of like one of those Sweet Sixteen parties you see on MTV. Well the planning was hectic, expensive, and very last minute. As you can expect, our tempers were…