My life events after 9/11

By mharbo
  • 9/11

    9/11
    I remember being in first grade at a school called Hillside and watching the news at school. Ironically, my parents were supposed to stay at a hotel nearby on that day but there was cancellations.
  • Sparkey

    Sparkey
    We got our cat from a small litter in a nearby farm and named her Sparkey because of all the colors in her fur.
  • Moved

    Moved
    My family and I moved here to Perkasie PA in 2002.
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    Elementary

    I went to Guth elementary school for 2nd through 5th grade.
  • Sally

    Sally
    My brother wasn't happy with one cat so he bought another named Sparkey from a place in Quakertown
  • Trip to Michigan

    Trip to Michigan
    In fifth grade, my mom, sister, and I drove 10 hours to Michigan to see my mom's brothers and sisters (my aunts and uncles). It was nice to see them for the July Weekend
  • Broken Bones!

    Broken Bones!
    I fractured my left side of my foot because I was running in the wrong kind of shoes :( I had a cast all the way up to my knees for weeks!
  • Crohns Disease

    During my 7th grade school year I was having severe abdominal pain and with some bloodwork done, I believe to have a minor infliction of Crohn's Disease. I have to be careful when going out to new restaraunts because many oils, fried foods, and sauces effect my stomach horrendously.
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    Middle School

    For 6th and 7th grade I attended Saint Agnes - Sacred Heart School. It was definitely different from public school and took me on an emotional rollar coaster ride.
  • Braces

    Got them and wore them for two years.
  • Arizona

    For a week in the summer I stayed with my Aunt who lives in Arizona. We got to even see the grand canyon! Definitely different from Perkasie, PA.
  • Vacation!

    Vacation!
    Family Vacation for a week in Destin, FL. Can't ever go wrong at the white sandy beaches of Florida. We did deep sea fishing, some crabbing, and really enjoyed ourselves.
  • More middle school

    More middle school
    I then transferred to South Middle School for 8th grade only so that I could adjust to the people I would be attending high school with
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    High School

    I attended Pennridge High School and enjoyed the classes I took and many of the teachers I had.
  • 16th birthday

    16th birthday
    I enjoyed my sweet sixteen with a friend and my family at dorney park during Halloween fest.
  • Opera

    Opera
    My family and I took a trip to New York to see Hansel and Gretel in the Opera House. It was really exciting and different, but something really worth going to see at some point in your life.
  • Revivals

    Revivals
    This was my first job as a busser. I basically did everything except take people's orders. After a long ordeal with poor management and lack of suffient pay, I had to quit. I do miss working in the restaraunt business, but I would not recommend that place to eat.
  • Volunteer at Pennridge FISH

    I chose to spend some of my time volunteering at our local food bank. I have now been there about two years
  • NY trip

    Went to NY with my boyfriend and his family right before christmas. It was really fun
  • Firefly Festival

    Firefly Festival
    My sister and I drove to Delaware together to listen to a few bands we both thoroughly enjoy
  • Beach

    Beach
    Went to Ocean City new Jersey with my boyfriend and his family for a few days. Its always nice to be in his company and at the beach.
  • Giant Food Market

    I now got a job at our local giant and have been there about 2 years. Can't exactly complain about a part time job.
  • Christmas Dinner!

    Christmas Dinner!
    Almost every year, we have my Grandmom over for a Christmas lunch/dinner. My dad makes an amazing steak and all kinds of seafood! Lately its been amazing lobster bisque, scallops, and crab cakes. I can't get enough!
  • Drivers License

    Went for my test the morning of a friday school day and passed with ease, just to make it back in time for school!
  • Junior Prom

    Junior Prom
    My boyfriend and I enjoyed ourselves going to my junior prom and then caught a movie by the end!
  • Senior Prom

    Senior Prom
    I went with my boyfriend to His senior prom. This was my final prom. You could say i was "prom-ed" out.
  • Gracie

    Gracie
    My mom had been dying to get a dog so badly, and her dream dog was an Irish Setter. After much pleading to my father and much research, we now have a new addition to the family. She sure does love chewing up all of her toys and car rides!
  • New Car

    New Car
    At 17 years old, I bought my first car. I drove with my mom to the outskirts of philly after finding my car on craigslist. It is a 2004 Mini Cooper with heated seats and run flat tires with only 74k miles at the time for $8000. Great steal!
  • BCCC

    BCCC
    At the beginning of my senior year, I began 3 classes at Bucks County Community College. I then began my senior year in september and only had politiical science and gym. I would then drive over to Bucks for my college courses. I finished High school early in January of 2013, and will walk in after this semester is over and take my diploma
  • Registered Voter

    Registered to vote, turned 18 in October, and voted in the 2012 election.
  • Pumpkin Patch

    Pumpkin Patch
    On my sister's 21st birthday, my family and I went to a pumpkin patch to pick and carve pumpkins. Ironically, shortly after we left, my dad accidently drove off of Elephant road and the car was half in a ditch. Triple A couldn't get to us for at least an hour, so I had to get my boyfriend to come pick us up because my siblings had work, It was quite the eventful day.
  • Cruise!

    Cruise!
    My family took our last vacation together on a Royal Carribean cruise to the Bahamas. I couldn't ask for a better trip for my family. It was worth it, and won't be forgotten!