Archive for September, 2012

Online Persona

23Sep12

Years ago my uncle gave our family an old computer.  My parents didn’t let us use it.  It just sat in my mother’s room.  I was a rebellious kid.  I took an AOL free trial disk, stuck it in the computer, downloaded the internet, and opened my first AIM account, which I used to talk […]


It’s sad to say that I do not know very much about the civil rights movement.  I admit that I cannot even name what decade it took place in.  But I do know of Martin Luther King Jr. and I do know of his “I Have a Dream” speech, which must be familiar to almost anyone.  […]


The Beginning

09Sep12

As I think about myself as a writer, I look back on the times in my life when writing happened.  I learned to write my name in kindergarten.  I wrote essays in high school honors English classes.  I wrote for the opinion page in my high school newspaper.  I wrote more essays in college.  I was […]


Hello

03Sep12

My name is Michelle Mendoza. The end. Or is it the beginning…