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Scrapbook: Summer

Reflection through pictures

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Scrapbook: Summer
Lauren Borchart

I'm so grateful. So blessed. I honestly can't believe all the good that I've been surrounded by in my 19, short years. As summer draws near to an end for me, I can't help but reflect on these past few months. How they've contributed to me, my own personal growth, a test of my strength, my curiosity satisfied, and my heart fulfilled. Often times, words are not enough to express what one feels, or has experienced.

I can't begin to verbally express my summer. So I thought a few pictures might do it justice.

The Big Island

I had to pleasure of going to Hawaii for almost two weeks with my roommate for college. It was such an amazing experience as we were on our own and basically traversed the island. I can't thank my roommate, Stori, enough for catching me every time I fall. No, that's not just some cliche phrase, she literally caught me twice as I passed our because I stepped on a sea urchin. She's pretty amazing.

Kailua-Kona, Hawaii


Two Step Beach, Hawaii


Kailua-Kona, Hawaii



Black Sand Beach, Hawaii


Kolekole Beach Park, Hawaii


Captain Cooks Monument, Hawaii


Rainbow Falls, Hawaii


Kona Coast, Hawaii


Manta Ray Cove, Hawaii


Kealakekua Bay, Hawaii


Holualoa, Hawaii

The Perfect Shot

My entire savings was spent on purchasing a Canon Rebel t6i. I hope to have this camera for a long time and some of these pictures sum up a few of the most important people (and a pet) in my life. Grateful for their constant support in whatever I pursue or purchase haha.


Valencia, California


Valencia, California


Valencia, California


Valencia, California


Santa Barbara, California


Santa Barbara, California


Ventura, California


Ventura, California


Malibu, California


Valencia, California


Disneyland-California


Disneyland-California


Valencia, California


Valencia, California


The Broad-California

Yosemite

A trip I'll never forget. My boyfriend and I packed up the car and hoped to find a camping spot for a few days and explore the valley of Yosemite. So glad I got to go explore with someone so amazing and as weird as me.

Tunnel View, Yosemite


Vernal Falls, Yosemite


Vernal Falls, Yosemite


Glacier Point, Yosemite


Top of Yosemite Falls, Yosemite


Merced River, Yosemite

The End

My last few weeks of summer were mixed with a plethora of emotions. I'm excited to head back to school, I'm happy to soak in the last few days of summer, but I' also sad because my boyfriend went back to school and I'll be leaving my family and friends.


The Grove-California


Griffith Observatory-California


Universal Studios-California


Point Dume Beach, California


Point Dume Beach, California


Point Dume Beach, California


Next week I'll be back in San Diego, taking in the sun and sand. I'll have a new set of memories, and a new set of pictures. But for now, I have these and I am so thankful for them.

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