Descriptive Essay About My Family

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Since I consider my family a community, I gathered photos that relate to the most important concepts my family and I surround ourselves with and involved in. My family is based on traditions, so most of the time if one person in my family participates in an activity the whole family participates in the activity too. My first photo is a picture of our sign at our church. This picture is significant to how my family is a community because all of my family’s interests and values formed from Godly beliefs. In addition to the fact that generations of my family has attended this small town Baptist church for generations and generations. A family is held together by these beliefs and values formed over time and without them we would be separate…show more content…
This is one of the times that my family all gets together as a group and just enjoys family bonding time. Every July, my family hosts a family reunion for two days involving a golf tournament, pool party, catered dinner for pool party, and then finally the most important event of it all, the Sunday lunch. This Sunday lunch is no little thing. This requires three full length tables with dishes after dishes of delicious home cooked recipes that have been passed down through the years. This is my absolute favorite, not just eating the delicious plates; but cooking them. Cooking in my family has always been something that everyone did. We all started out following Great-grandmother around the kitchen and learning the basics and hoping she would let us have a…show more content…
Along with being on the school board and involved in that part of the community, almost all of my family is involved with volunteer firefighting in our hometown, and countless other community oriented aspects. What at once started off as a hobby for my uncle turned into a hobby that countless amount of my family serves now. Being a part of a community is something that every member of my family takes seriously especially involving important aspects of political aspects. In addition to the fact that once one family member is involved in an activity by the end the whole family will be a part of. The sixth picture I included is a picture of my cousin and me from our recent trip to the mountains. Three or four times a year, the women in my family go up to Blue Ridge, Georgia and evoke in some quality girl time. Our trip includes spa retreats, tubing down the river, and of course the gorgeous mountain house that is literally at the top of the mountain. These times are more than just relaxation though, it is another occasion where we as a family get together and just
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