Importance Of My Family Essay
All the good habits and manners one has incorporated are from their family only.I feel very lucky to be born in a family which has made me a better person.Think back to past gatherings of your family, either around the table with your parent(s) or on a visit to a relative for a holiday.In every family there are stories told of past events: the time when your father was a boy and accidentally put a sling-shotted rock through the evil neighbor's window; or grandpa's story of walking ten miles through snow and ice to get to school; or the time when, as a young girl, you put your kittens in the washing machine to clean them!, get a blank sheet of paper and list as many details, impressions, and phrases as you can recall.Also list details that you remember from the actually telling of the story such as where you have heard it before, when it's told, and who tells it.Some of these details of the story may need to be filled in by your imagination since you perhaps were not there when the story happened.Just get as much stuff down about the story as you can; don't worry about any sort of order., retell the story as fully and completely, and as entertainingly, as you can.
M., and I hear the click-clack of heels on the hard oak floors and echoes of greetings bouncing off the ten foot high ceilings.
As we drive along listening to the pitter-patter splat of the rain on the windshield, I stare at my watch dreading each minute that passes as we proceed along IH-37.
Fifteen minutes remain until we reach our destination, which is Aunt Mona's house.
There it is: a huge red brick, two-story, nineteenth century house that is rumored to be haunted by a ghost named Alex. As I open the car door, I hear my mom ask, "Where's the invitation? You see, the Garcia's have a family tradition they each share and pass on which is to be "fashionably late" to every family get together.
My mom after thirty-five years of marriage to a prompt Martinez has given up on that family tradition.