Examples Of Childhood Memories

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Memories can be as vivid as the day they occurred. In my opinion, this is truest when it comes to childhood memories. As a child, my parents, my younger siblings, and I went every summer to our cabin on Wabamun Lake, located in Fallis. These are where some of my fondest childhood memories occurred and remain with me to this very day. On these vacations, I spent time with my family, heard my moms memories, saw the town, explored nature, and enjoyed the quiet. Spending time with my family was my favorite part of our trips to the lake. On the drive, we all shared the anticipation of our arrival. At a certain point, we could see the lake in the distance and knew we were close. Everyday life left us little time to spend together. My dad only had weekends off so I barely saw him during the weekdays. At the lake, we did many things as a family. As soon as we arrived, everyone would scatter. My parents would open the storm shutters that covered our windows…show more content…
At our lake, we had plenty of sights to see. We went on multiple walks throughout the day. We would walk down the dirt road in every direction, taking it all in. The trees, the lake, the beautiful weather, all of it. We would take a path into the woods and find various plants and animals that were non-existent back home. We spent a lot of our time in the lake. We used equipment in the shed from when my mom was a child. Water boards that my carpenter grandfather made were our favorite. We'd float on the water but never past the end of the peer since there was a drop off just beyond it. There was also a spot with bullrushes that we explored, but only once. We discovered this was a place where there was an abundance of leeches. My brother learned this the hard way. Therefore, we were content with our designated area where only plants and fish brushed our legs below the surface of the water. All of this soothing nature offered plenty of fun and quiet
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