Throughout grade school, I would always ask myself questions like, “What will 2015 be like?” “What will I be like in 2015?” “How tall will I be?” “Is my family going to be any different?” 2015 was always an important year to me. Mainly because it would be the year I graduate high school. 2015 was a goal to me. I always knew that If I worked hard at the time, in the year 2015, it would pay off and I would be successful. I also always knew that 2015 was going to be the year, where a lot of change happened. I knew that I would have obtained a lot more responsibility and maturity than I currently did at the time. Boy was I right. 2015 can be described as a year of transition, a year of traveling, and a year of growing up.
This year, we were very fortunate skiing wise. We were blessed with more snow then we could ever imagine. It was unusual for us to be skiing on real snow! The past few ski seasons had been filled with man made snow and a lot of rain. Lucky, this past winter, it wouldn 't stop snowing!
In January, Jonathan, Dad, and myself made the epic journey to South Africa via Dubai. We traded in our ski jackets for our bathing suits, and our hand warmers for sun tan lotion. It was a very short trip. We only went for two days! We were probably on the airplane for a longer amount of time than we were on the ground in South Africa. It was very fun to see Grandma Vida for her 80th birthday, and always a riot to see Uncle Sean and Aunt Jenny.
For the remainder of winter we enjoyed ski season and the abundance of snow. Mikey, Cooper, and I found our new favorite “all you can eat” breakfast spot at The Summit Resort at White Cap. We quickly integrated eating at “Camp” into our skiing routine.
In March ski...
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...far away, I have been able to come home three times. The end of the semester came quick at Clemson. I am very excited to go back this January.
The year 2015, went by too fast. I wish I could slow it down. A lot changed for me. My environment changed, my friends changed, and my responsibility changed. 2015 was a lot different from what I used to imagine it would be like.
In conclusion, I ask my self the same questions that I always used to ask, “What am I like in 2015?” “How tall will am I in 2015?” “Is my family any different?” 2015 was a busy year. In 2015, I pretty much was the same Andrew that I always have been. I am almost 5 ft 8 inches. I weigh 130 pounds. Lastly, my family is the exact same that they have always been, loud, argumentative, loyal, devoted, crazy,. and loving.
I can’t wait to see what 2016 has in store for me. Bring on the New Year!
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