Coming to America

The silver Lear Jet flew high above the giant city, Flashing in the sunlight. Nikki couldn’t believe her eyes. She had never seen a city so large, all she could do was look and wonder. Truly America was the land of opportunity, and this strange city called New York only proved beyond doubt that this […]

On The Job Experience

“Brad….Brad! Did you understand the question?” “Huh? Uhh, I don’t think I did, Mrs. Gonzales. Maybe you could explain it again.” Brad felt his face grow warm as he became embarrassed. The musical voice of his favorite teacher had just awakened him from one of his recurring daydreams. The embarrassment wasn’t caused by the snickering […]

A Brazilian Welcome

Jackie’s mother greeted her with a smile and a letter when she returned home from high school that day in late January. It was Jackie’s sophomore year, and she had applied for a scholarship to study abroad. All through school, Jackie had studied Portuguese until it became her life. She hurriedly ripped the envelope and […]