As Simple as the Sun

Karrah - Northfield, Minnesota
Entered on April 30, 2009
Age Group: Under 18
Themes: carpe diem
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As Simple as the Sun

Have you ever been afraid to do something exciting? I love that adrenaline rush I get when I’m doing something exciting. I conquered the highest rollercoaster at our amusement park at age seven, and it made me love the fun things even more. My mom has always brought me on rides and done cool things. I can’t imagine living life being afraid and not wanting to try fun things. I have one life, why not live it well? Have fun, and experience all the amazing possibilities life has to offer. I believe in being free-spirited and enjoying life.

There are so many amazing things you can do and achieve in life. I’ve always been the one to love the crazy rides and do things that give you that thrilling rush. I rode the second highest rollercoaster in the world at Cedar Point in the summer of 2008; it was simply amazing. I believe in enjoying the good things in life. I’d love to jump off a plane (with a parachute obviously) someday.

I’ve lost a lot of people in my life, and one including my grandma who loved the same types of stuff I do. It made me realize life is short and you never know when it could be your time to go, so I really want to get a lot of cool and unique things accomplished. I hope that when I achieve these things that my grandma can watch me from heaven and smile since she can’t be here to do them with me. She’s made me appreciate a lot of the people in my life and even small things in life, such as amazing opportunities.

I think that a part of being free-spirited is just enjoying life and doing crazy stuff and being open to try all sorts of things. Also, I want to be able to love every breath and live my life well. I love all the things I’m able to do and achieve in my life. I also hope that I will be able to do the things I like and enjoy them. I’m glad so far to be able to say I’ve enjoyed my life and have been a free-spirited person. I miss my grandma everyday and I hope that she can watch me and be happy with the things I choose to do, because she has made me really appreciate things in life even as simple as the sun.