Graduating High School at 22!

I should have been class of 2014, but I am here, class of 2019— finally graduating! Why didn’t you graduate with your class in 2014? School always had the same theme for me: I wouldn’t do my homework, and when I was in class I had no idea what was going on. I would sit and…

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The angry child that lives in me.

My grandmother loves to tell a story about a road trip my grandpa, grandma, brother, and myself took when I was around 3. The story goes that being the 2 kids under 3 that we were, we were growing pretty restless being in the car, and in true Arianna fashion I was doing something to…

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Meeting My Dad For The First Time When I was 17!

The story My Mom met my father through her friend when she was 19, I call him Uncle Damian. My Dad had left Stockton to come to Santa Cruz to hangout by the beach and sell drugs. Knowing my mom, and knowing how she was when she was a young girl, she probably thought my…

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