School Stuff

Language Arts Letter: Anxiety

Hey everybody! I know it’s been a while since I last wrote a post. I’ve been really busy with school projects and swimming. As summer comes along I should be posting a lot more, I promise! Anyway, a month or so ago I wrote an essay for my Language Arts class talking about anxiety. The main story in the essay is from the [...]


North Carolina 2015 Grand Prix Camp

Hey Everybody, Last weekend I attended an elite swim camp in North Carolina. I was invited after winning the State Championship in my 50 Freestyle last short course season. Eleven other boys and 12 girls from Illinois Swimming were selected to also attend the camp. We were also lucky enough to watch the finals of the Charlotte [...]


Michael Phelps Biography

Hi! So, a couple weeks ago I had to write a biography on a person of our choice in writing class for our journalism unit. I’m sure you could guess, since I am a competitive swimmer, of course I picked Michael Phelps! I hope you enjoy. “I always thought, it would be neat to make the Olympic Team.” He didn’t know that he [...]



Cool Creations

Science Fair 2014

Hey guys, On May 2nd and 3rd, my friend Harry and I presented our science fair project to our school. Our topic was about rip currents and how they form. We built a small model of a rip current and also made a poster, telling everyone what we learned. It was really fun. We collected information and used it to make our very own rip [...]


School Stuff

Personal Essay

Hi Guys, I wanted to share with you an essay that I wrote for a school project a couple weeks ago. It is about water and how it is really important to me. There are also some funny stories included that I hope you will enjoy! WATER By Parker Nolan Do you know how to swim? Swimming is a very important skill all people should know how to [...]


Family Fun

Carmel 2014

Hi Guys! One of the big things that I wanted to tell you about was where I was this past weekend. I was at a very important swim meet all the way out in Indianapolis! It was hosted by the Carmel Swim Club at the IUPUI natatorium. The first thing I wanted to talk about is the pool.The cool thing is that it is one of the fastest pools in [...]


Family Fun

Autumn Adventures!

Hi Guys, How are you? I am really enjoying school so far and swimming is awesome. But, you know what I also like to do? I like to go outside and enjoy the cool, crisp fall weather. Speaking of Fall, this weekend I went to a Pumpkin Farm with PJ and my friends Belle and Hannah. But funny thing…we didn’t actually buy any [...]


Beach Blasts

Summer Flashbacks

Hi guys, The last time you heard from me I was ecstatic about my state win. Wow, that was awhile ago. What have you been up to since then? Even though I am back in school with all my friends and we are following our daily routine, lately I have been having summer flashbacks! I had so much fun in Florida. I keep thinking about the beach, [...]


Summer Fun

2013 Long Course State Meet!

Hey guys, I know I haven’t been posting as much in the past couple weeks. It is because I was  really busy training and preparing for the State meet! The meet was July 26-28, so it took up my whole weekend driving there and back, and there and back, and so on. But, it was totally worth it! Let me tell you everything that happened, [...]


Beach Blasts

4th of July!

Hey guys! Just wanted to say that I hope you have a GREAT 4th of July! I am going to the beach and enjoying the nice weather! It has been really rainy and cloudy for that past few days and I am so glad that it is sunny and hot outside! What are you doing to celebrate our independence? Well, I am going to the beach now, so bye! Parker