Monday, March 26, 2012

Spring Break is the Best Kind of Break

Spring break is by far, the best break from school. 
It's not as long as Christmas break, but it comes exactly at the time of year when you're banging your head against the classroom wall and looking for any and every reason to skip school. It's as if the teachers knew that and all gathered and said, "Hey, let's skip school!" Am I right??

So what does a teenage girl do when she has two weeks of nothing scheduled? Go to the mall? Friends' houses? Movies? Hunger Games?! (That's a whole other post, that Madi will probably write.)

I know how it is to have free time and be so excited about all the things I could do. But one day, when I was in high school, a friend encouraged me to thinking outside the box. She asked me the same question I just asked you: What does a teenage girl do when she has two weeks of nothing scheduled? I told her my amazing plans and she smiled.

Then she asked if I wanted to go with her to the local nursing home. She was going to paint all the ladies nails and brush their hair and sing them songs. I was astonished. Really? I didn't even know you could do that. 

Long story short, I went and it was one of the most amazing days of my life! To see their faces light up and their smiles so big and bright pink (because we gave them lipstick!) was more than memorable in my eyes. And to think, all it took was one day of my Spring Break. 

So this is my challenge for us these next two weeks:
What can you do this Spring Break, that will make someone else smile? 

No comments:

Post a Comment

Got something to say? Okay!

Note: Only a member of this blog may post a comment.