While this week in OU broke the 2018 record for being the hottest week so far with temperatures hitting 104 degrees, this week on OU Create includes posts that broke some personal records. From car shows to personal recovery journeys, our students have kept their blogs active, giving us a cool break from the heat. So relax and enjoy the Best of OU Create 7/16 – 7/22!
And now for the roundup…
Nicole Nielsen writes a blog post about a mum who breaks her personal record as she trains to be an athlete despite the unfortunate amputation of her right leg due to a snow accident. Directly quoting her words, she tells the inspiring story of how she recovers from depression and tries to rebuild her passion for running.The scorching heat could not prevent car enthusiasts from participating in the 2018 the Wheels of the Southwest Car Show in Prague. George Deshurley writes about how car lovers brought their model cars in mint condition to be judged. Being more than just having an eye-catching car, participants were also judged based on how much effort was put into making the car as presentable as possible.
New to Italy, Mackenzie writes a blog post about their first impressions of Italy, which they describe as beautiful. Making pasta with chef Fabio and beholding the beautiful colors of flowers and restaurants have been their highlights so far. Satisfied with their first days in Italy, they are looking forward to many more exciting experiences.
On a creative note, Mercedes Williams wrote a likely fictional blog post about a girl living with a criminal as a father. Succeeding in escaping, the girl reports her father’s criminal acts to the police and he is arrested. She is happy to leave her past and the Greybriar House behind her.
And that’s all for now! Keep writing posts, and stay tuned for the next Best of OU Create roundup!