Friendship – Amistad Archive

  • I spent countless hours writing Velocity code and hacking up some Lucene queries in dotCMS for the website, but this was only a needle in the haystack of preparations needed to make an 1800-people, 40-country+ event go smoothly...

    Worship Symposium Week Is Here!

    I spent countless hours writing Velocity code and hacking up some Lucene queries in dotCMS for the website, but this was only a needle in the haystack of preparations needed to make an 1800-people, 40-country+ event go smoothly...

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  • I have so many stories to tell about the Auxiliary, and tonight, they all become a little more official! I never before felt so proud to wear my Operational Dress Uniform (ODU)...

    My US Coast Guard Auxiliary Induction

    I have so many stories to tell about the Auxiliary, and tonight, they all become a little more official! I never before felt so proud to wear my Operational Dress Uniform (ODU)...

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  • You were still the innocent, fun, good-hearted pretty girl who loves to dance and has more faith in God than the whole world. But those cowardly friends of yours who looked the other way, they didn't know you like I did.

    With Regret in the Air

    You were still the innocent, fun, good-hearted pretty girl who loves to dance and has more faith in God than the whole world. But those cowardly friends of yours who looked the other way, they didn't know you like I did.

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  • I saw for the first time in a long, long time a joyful smile on her face and a look so bright, warm and full of hope that her happiness became mine. The last time I saw her smile and rejoice like this was when we first kissed.  <small><strong>**Note:</strong> This content requires site login.</small>

    My life is back on track… and so is hers. **

    I saw for the first time in a long, long time a joyful smile on her face and a look so bright, warm and full of hope that her happiness became mine. The last time I saw her smile and rejoice like this was when we first kissed.  **Note: This content requires site login.

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  • So long, OakPages. So long, Elgg development, and so long, OakPages followers from over 150 countries. It's been great, but now it is time to say good bye.

    So long, and thanks for all the friends!

    So long, OakPages. So long, Elgg development, and so long, OakPages followers from over 150 countries. It's been great, but now it is time to say good bye.

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  • Most of all, however, I am going to miss the leaders in particular who have been my mentors and inspiration: Daniel, Mary, Lloyd, Paul, Mitch and JR.  Quite honestly, I would not have made it this far without them.

    My last day, my first day

    Most of all, however, I am going to miss the leaders in particular who have been my mentors and inspiration: Daniel, Mary, Lloyd, Paul, Mitch and JR. Quite honestly, I would not have made it this far without them.

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  • I've made up my mind: I'm going to Calvin. I am also enrolled in an Associate's in Electronics Engineering Technology at Cleveland Institute of Electronics. I'm ready to embark on a long-term adventure in robotics....

    Calvin it is!

    I've made up my mind: I'm going to Calvin. I am also enrolled in an Associate's in Electronics Engineering Technology at Cleveland Institute of Electronics. I'm ready to embark on a long-term adventure in robotics....

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  • No more falling in love after two seconds, either.  It's time to be careful not to fall for someone too quickly, but also careful not to wait too long.   I now know what kind of girl I'm looking for...

    Status… Decisions… What is to come?

    No more falling in love after two seconds, either. It's time to be careful not to fall for someone too quickly, but also careful not to wait too long. I now know what kind of girl I'm looking for...

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  • "What the heck are you doing?!" April yelled with an awakening voice. "Are you even paying attention to me?!" "Huh?" I uttered, as I started to regain consciousness, awakening from my daydream world...

    Of Daydreams And Embarrassing Moments

    "What the heck are you doing?!" April yelled with an awakening voice. "Are you even paying attention to me?!" "Huh?" I uttered, as I started to regain consciousness, awakening from my daydream world...

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  • But of all things, what was hardest yet to understand was how much my own parents were sacrificing to get me out of that dying world.  Growing up, it was easy to be blinded by the idea...

    Me and their world

    But of all things, what was hardest yet to understand was how much my own parents were sacrificing to get me out of that dying world. Growing up, it was easy to be blinded by the idea...

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