Carissa Caulton

Carissa Caulton is a high school senior at Issaquah High and is attending Bellevue College through Running Start. She grew up in the Pacific Northwest and plans to major in environmental engineering. She is passionate about writing, hiking, and the natural world.

same walk as yesterday

When I was a child the yard was full of slugs. Juncos and black flies.Mom gave us nickels and dimes to take snails to the pond Tossed into bushes along the path,I’d enjoy the weight of them leaving my hand…