Out of a billion memories that we have, can you pick just one that had to be
one of the best times ever? For me it would have to be New Years Eve. New
Years Eve 2010 happened to be one of the best nights I've ever had because of the
people I was with, the food we ate and the music we listened to.
To begin with, as we all got dressed and gathered our things to head out the
door all I could think about was who I was going to see at the party. Their was going to
be family attending that I hadn't seen in years. I was so happy to reunite with them that
I was in the car watching the time and waiting, for what felt like hours, to get there. As
soon as we arrived I had butterflies in my stomach which seemed to not want to go
away. My grandparents, aunts, uncles, and cousins were beyond relieved that we had
made it there safely. We all rushed to each other with open arms ready to grasp each
other and never let go. We all seemed like crazy people hugging, laughing, and having a
great time. My family that night was so happy to be together that nothing but smiles
filled our faces. We were all smiling ear to ear snapping photos, and karaoking across
the stage together. From time to time tears of joy filled our eyes because we have been
together through the good and bad times. Being there with them was like drinking hot
chocolate and getting that warm feeling of greatness in my stomach.
In addition to my family, came the amazingly irrisistable food. I could smell
the yellow rice simmering together with pieces of tomatoes and spices. Setting up the
table was always the oldest grandchildren's role. That in which included me, having to
place the table cloth over the table with a white glass plate along with a fork on the left
side and a spoon and knife on the right. Over the years we've gotten in the habit of
sitting the children on every other seat in between an adult, it was just to avoid...
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