SIC Retreat 2016

The Sisterhood in Christ Retreat in the summer of 2016 was held at my friend’s farm in Indiana. We left Chicago Thursday afternoon, and got caught in a huge storm, so we stopped at a Culver’s for lunch. It rained and rained and rained, so we decided to wait out the storm with frozen custard. The next … More SIC Retreat 2016

New York City 2016

Over Memorial Day weekend, our youth group took a road trip to New York City for the East Coast Youth Convention. We left Chicago on the afternoon of May 26th, and returned in the early morning hours of the 31st. We arrived in New York City and checked into our hotel in Long Island. We had … More New York City 2016

KidFest 2016

KidFest is an event that Church of God puts on every year around the country. Our church usually participates in the Midwest one, which takes place at the Great Wolf Lodge in Mason, Ohio every year. In 2016, it was my first time every attending the event as a chaperone. I had gone to plenty of these … More KidFest 2016

Lee Day 2016

After getting my acceptance letter from Lee University in January, I took a road trip with my dad and sister during the first week of April to sign up for classes. The university was hosting an annual event called Lee Day, during which incoming freshman could preregister for  classes. We made the trip during the first … More Lee Day 2016

Winterfest 2016

For the past few years, our youth group has been going down to Charlotte, North Carolina every February for the Romanian Winterfest, which is a get together of all the Romanian youth on the East Coast. We left Chicago Thursday night, and arrived in Charlotte Friday afternoon. We ate lunch, checked into our hotel, and … More Winterfest 2016

Arizona 2016

My first trip of 2016 was to Arizona with my cousins. They had come to visit us from Romania, and wanted to meet our relatives in Arizona, whom even I hadn’t seen since I was in like the fourth grade. We flew with Spirit airlines to Phoenix, AZ, where a third cousin picked us up from … More Arizona 2016