My grandma’s house, which seemed to grow smaller as my grandma does, quietly nestled in a quiet street, along the city’s coast on the Black Sea, the house is a humble, red cottage-style with green trimming and a beautiful flower garden that led to the front door, also there are draping, fine established grape vines that covered the roof and a small veggie garden at the back, sea breeze and the songs of the seagulls filled the air.
Whenever I walk into my grandma’s house, the first sight that immediately grabs my attention, is her large old wooden closet, so clean and well-organized. Even now closing my eyes, I can remember my grandma’s colorful dresses and skirts, precisely ironed and draping each to another and the best smelling linens with lavender as the scent. On the wall a...
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- Faraway, at the other end of the world, there is a unique and holy place for me, a tiny, red brick house, who reminds me of my cheerful childhood and the love my family shared. I will always treasure this house with its smell of the past, its pictures of all of us and the unconditional love behind her doors. My grandma’s house, which seemed to grow smaller as my grandma does, quietly nestled in a quiet street, along the city’s coast on the Black Sea, the house is a humble, red cottage-style with green trimming and a beautiful flower garden that led to the front door, also there are draping, fine established grape vines that covered the roof and a small veggie garden at the back, sea breeze a... [tags: Family, Grandparent, Fruit]
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- In our lives, we all have that one person that we do not know much about and they are involved in our life and influencing it. That person who is a role model and always wanted to know more about them and what kind of stories behind them that made them that strong, or have the personality that they have now. Many time we start asking people about their lives and how they lived it, sometime asking what they been through in their life. How was there childhood like, in what environment they lived in.... [tags: Family, United States, Aunt, Uncle]
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- As young girls, my grandmother distinctly remembers there always being newspaper 's in the house nd magazines on every coffee table and some in the bathroom. Keeping magazines in the bathroom is a practice that she continues tody. In terms of newspaper 's her family mostly just read the local paper the Mexico Ledger nd, sometimes, her father would purchase the St. Louis Post. She remembers getting them once a day at three in the mail. Another thing she told me, which is something that I thought was weird, was that the paper was always a day off.... [tags: Family, Mother, E-book, Like]
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- I could hear the home phone ringing as climbed up the basement stairs, out of breath and sweating; I’d just gotten off the treadmill. It’s nearly 10:00pm, weird time to call, I thought. My parents were at some formal event at the country club. Maybe Dad got a flat on the way home. I answered the phone to hear my Aunt Susie’s voice: “Have you spoken to your grandmother today?” For the past several days, my grandmother had been sick with “a cold or something,” as my mother described it. As the daughter who lived nearest, it fell to Mom to care for Grandma while she was under the weather.... [tags: Family, Grandparent, Bathroom, Mother]
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- Every word has its own significance and for me Flourishing defines my grandmother. To be at one’s prime does not necessarily mean they have to be famously known. You can live a prosperous and successful life, but yet be humble without needing to show off that you are luxuriant. Hubertina Ramirez was born in Pereira, Colombia. In her days, parents would give away their daughters to wed at a very young age. My grandfather and grandmother got married when they were just thirteen-years old. They had five children, but deep down inside she knew she didn’t want to live her life as a house wife for the rest of her life.... [tags: Family, Grandparent, Want, Marriage]
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- My lovely aunt treated me as if I was her own daughter keeping close to her at all times. Every moment when I was with her, was a moment that she made me feel special. I knew her devotion towards me was real. I remember my aunt making me laugh all the time because she was so unique and different just like me. I figured that is why we were so close with each other. For years, my aunt was a sickly person, she had diabetes and at times couldn’t even take care of herself. Most of the times spend with her was being there making sure her sugar isn’t low, or her not fainting.... [tags: Family, Tears, Mother, Crying]
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- Since I was 7 years old, I have had this doll that had previously belonged to my great-grandmother. For me to have this 8-inch-tall doll meant that in a way that a slight part of her was still with me. This doll has become a symbol of how much I cherish family and those few close friends that I have, along with how I take pleasure in the little things and that I’m happier with things that have meaning than the most perfect gift someone could buy. It also has become a source of comfort for me through tough times.... [tags: Family, Sibling, Grandparent, Toy]
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- I used to love my grandmother. I know she really loved me, but maybe my grandmother just didn’t know how to love. She mentally abused my brother and I, by constantly nagging and criticizing us, and she also abused us physically by today’s standards, and with her friends she would talk bad about them as soon as they left her door. She especially nagged us when we were eating, but we put up with it because she was such a good cook. She also had some good points. She would give us kisses and hugs, rock and sing to us, and give us money.... [tags: Family, Marriage, Jerry Springer]
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- They did have rules set in the house, with the main rule to be home at a certain time. If they were late, her father would whistle out of the bedroom window, and they knew they were in trouble if they heard that. When they wanted to ask a question about going out with friends they would ask their mother, who in turn would say to “ask your father”, and he would tell them to ask their mother. S.H. always received what she wanted, but she never asked for impossible toys or items. There was one time during the war that she wanted a bride doll and she had to wait for her mother to buy it for her because supplies were limited in stores.... [tags: Family, Marriage, Grandparent, Death]
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- My Grandma is one of a kind but, grandma would not be grandma without her house. She is one of a kind and so is that house. Built in 1972 my grandparents were the first ones to live in the house. My Grandma, Grandpa, uncle Tony, uncle Steve, and my mom, Angela, moved in. At this time the neighborhood was booming, it was the new neighborhood everybody wanted to live in. The neighborhood was called Plaza Towers and had a nice new school place in the middle called Plaza Towers, as well. My uncle Phillip was born while my grandma and grandpa lived there.... [tags: Family, Grandparent, English-language films]
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