There are approximately seven billion human beings in the world, each having their own culture and traditions. Coincidentally enough, “The Tequila Worm” is based on a small town in Texas, with a family who shares the same family traditions as mine. Viola Canales, the author, talks about the main protagonist, Sophia, and how she celebrates her culture. The making of Easter cascarones, celebrating Dia de Los Muertos, and her connection with her father, Sophia’s life is not so different from mine. Therefore, Sophia’s life and experiences are uncanny similarities to mine and that is what this essay will focus on.
However, with family comes hardships, and my grandfather would have to be facing a lot of them. Dan McPartlin went through all the hardships he faced calm and collective. Like when my grandfather faced his first hardship, watching his kids grow up and move out. That can be tough on anyone. But Dan did get a reward out of it.
One warm Friday afternoon two summers ago, I was invited to go on a trip to Carowinds. I always wanted to go, so this was the perfect opportunity for me. To experience something, I have wanted since I was a little girl. I remember sitting on the sofa at my boyfriend’s house in their den watching tv and his mother came in talking to us about how she wants to plan a little trip to Carowinds. To get away for the weekend and have a good time and relax.
“One time Grandma told me she was the very happiest when she was living over all her memories.” A Lantern in Her Hand is about the life of Abbie Deal as she moves with her husband Will, from Iowa to Nebraska for a new start. In the 1800s this was not easy but Abbie and Will accepted the challenge. Abbie is a dreamer and Will is quiet and rarely complains. Abbie has so many dreams that she knows she will not be able to live out but as her life goes on and she sees her children grow she realizes what her true dreams are. “”If I could just get down life as I have seen it,” she would think, “.
In April of 2010, my dad, mom, and I traveled to Orlando, Florida. We stayed there for about a little over a week and it was so much fun. On one of the Wednesdays we were there we started off the day by going to Walt Disney World. We began by going through security which nobody likes because it takes a little time out of your day, but it keeps everyone safe so it is an appreciable thing. While we were going through security we saw lots of moms and dads being annoyed by their screaming children.
Then I had my whole trip. The safety in numbers has made me sleep better at night, which is very important for how much travel we must complete in a day. One of my biggest fears on this journey is that our caravans will be attacked and raided. Inside we carry precious jewels, like jade, as well as valuable metals. We have many things to trade, and taking them all with us, has
They are the two most important people in my life and I couldn 't be away from them. If I stay here I would have so much support and I would still be around my friends and family. Also, I know my way around the area unless I move to a different town that I don 't know much about. These are all reasons why I would love to stay in Illinois after I graduate. Even though I would love to start a new life I like my life now and wouldn 't want to change it.
“Wake up,” My mom whispered. It was 6AM in the morning, and my family of four--my brother, my mom, my dad, and I--were packed up to take a roadtrip to Georgia, Alabama. Two of my families live in the area where we were going, and one of them was the family we were staying two nights with. The other family was my Uncle who planned everything, and everyone except my Aunt in that family was the one who didn’t know most of the family was coming to surprise her. When we arrived in Georgia, we slept overnight, then the next day, we had that family visit.
If I am playing sports I like to listen to music that pumps me up, but when I am driving in my car it could vary depending on how my day has went. The two genre that I have always listen to are pop and rock; to me these two genres can get me into my feels. Going through my senior year has truly put me through the test of life. I have cried from all the stress of homework, sports, and lack of sleep. One song that can capture all my emotions right now is a song by Kelly Clarkson called ‘Stronger.’ This
Gramps and Gram are Salamanca 's grandparents. They drive Sal across the country to visit her mother 's final resting place. Even their unpredictability worries her, Sal looks to them for support, love and adventure. Mrs. Winterbottom is Phoebe 's mother. Like Phoebe, she is obsessed with propriety.