My First Trip To Disney World

My First Trip To Disney World

I may die of excitement.

Usually, the only reason I get excited about spring break is because I do not have to go to school, do work, see my teachers, and eat food from a lunchroom. Whether it is winter break, spring break, or the summertime, my family never goes anywhere exciting. My mom hates planes, Florida, warm weather, the sun, the beach, Disney, tourists (people in general) and anything remotely fun. Of course, I still love my mom despite her weird hatreds. My dad just goes along with anything my mom has to say.

My little sister and I have been deprived because we have only ever been on a plane once and we've never been to Florida or Disney. Can you even say we've had successful childhoods? The answer is no, you can't. Disney is the place where the magic begins and dreams come true, so, basically, none of my dreams have ever come true because I haven't been to Disney. The closest thing to the Magic Kingdom castle that I've seen is the little GIF that they insert in Disney movies.

I've never even been on a rollercoaster because, since my mom doesn't like amusement parks, I've just never been to one. However, this year everything is about to change... I'm finally taking my first trip to Florida and yes, Disney World. Most college kids are probably excited to go party somewhere and I am excited to finally complete my childhood. My best friend surprised me yesterday saying that she and her parents are paying for my Disney ticket as an early birthday present... my birthday isn't until June but I'm not about to question their generosity. I don't think I have ever been more excited to go anywhere in my entire life. I mean, I was already super excited to finally go to Florida, and, now, adding Disney is like adding icing to a cake. It just makes everything better. I finally get to witness this magic in person.

I will become 5 years old again when I arrive. I will be taking pictures of everything I pass. I know I probably won't go back to Disney soon after my first trip, so I reallyhave to make the most of the time I get there.

After next week, my life will finally be complete. I looked up where all the characters are going to be during the day, and I will be hunting down Elsa, Ana, Rapunzel, Cinderella, Merida, and every other Disney princesses. I am saving up all my money to spend on everything Disney. I am going to come back from Florida with the whole park packed in my suitcase. I know that my dreams will truly come true after spring break is over. I also know that I am going to feel like a complete person.

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This type of friend is special because no matter how long you go without talking or seeing each other, you're always insanely close. Even though I miss her daily, having a long-distance best friend has its perks. Here are just a few of them...

1. Getting to see each other is a special event.

Sometimes when you see someone all the time, you take that person and their friendship for granted. When you don't get to see one of your favorite people very often, the times when you're together are truly appreciated.

2. You always have someone to give unbiased advice.

This person knows you best, but they probably don't know the people you're telling them about, so they can give you better advice than anyone else.

3. You always have someone to text and FaceTime.

While there may be hundreds of miles between you, they're also just a phone call away. You know they'll always be there for you even when they can't physically be there.

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If you can survive going to school in different states, you've both proven that your friendship will last forever. You both care enough to make time for the other in the midst of exams, social events, and homework.

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8 Old Katelyn Tarver Songs You Probably Haven't Heard

None of her new songs will ever go as hard as "Chasing Echoes" and that's a fact.


Years ago, I found (through iTunes recommendations) a pretty cool female artist. Later found out she was on "Big Time Rush", and then I found out she had some new songs out. I decided to give her new songs a listen, and they're good. However, I prefer some of her older stuff, which sadly isn't on Spotify. Fortunately, YouTube exists, and I'm here to share the best ones.

1. "Wonderful Crazy"

This is just a fun, upbeat song for when you're having a good day. Would recommend playing in your car with the windows rolled down.

2. "Rain"

I have a very specific memory of a time when this song blessed my life, but for all intents and purposes, it is a beautiful and happy song.

3. "I'll Make It Real"

This is a beautiful song with a wonderful message about staying true to yourself. I used to listen to it on the way to school every day my senior year of high school.

4. "Something In Me"

Featured in the greatest show of all time, "South of Nowhere" season 1 episode 6. A very relatable breakup mood.

5. "Love Alone"

This is definitely the second-hardest-hitting song she's ever released. The fact that this is not on Spotify or even iTunes anymore is just not fair.

6. "Favorite Girl"

This one's cute and upbeat, a definite crush mood. Not on the same level as "Love Alone", but it's still underrated.

7. "Closer to My Heart"

Another cute love song. I'll tie it with "Everything" for cutest love song on her first album. Highly recommend both.

8. "Chasing Echoes"

Facts are facts and the facts are that Katelyn Tarver's new stuff could never go as hard as "Chasing Echoes". I can't even begin to explain how deeply these lyrics cut through me when I was fifteen. Even now, this song can take me all the way back. She is robbing us by not making this available on streaming services (or even to purchase). Katelyn, bring this song back, I am begging you.

Anyway, I'm still enjoying the new stuff and am excited to see what's next.

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