Peace and Quiet
I like the saying: “The grass is always greener on the other side.” To me, it means that we tend to believe that life in places different from our town is for some reasons better. Considering this, I have tried to be content with the town where I resided throughout my life – a regular city in the center of the United States. However, due to various situations which would take too much time to describe here, I started to think about changing my life and moving to another area. I have attempted to figure out where I wanted to live. While living in a city, I discovered that perhaps the most irritating factors for me were the rush and the amounts of unnecessary information I encountered. Every morning I witnessed crowds of people hurrying on their businesses, having quick snacks while leaping from one office to another, glancing at their watches frantically. Every day I was seeing placards, billboards, TV commercials, advertising products which I had no need for. Whenever I browsed for information on topics of interest, I had to wade through tons of informational garbage on the internet. From my early childhood, I loved mountains. When I was taken to the Yellowstone National Park by my parents for the first time, I was literally astonished by the greatness of nature and the amazing feeling of freedom and height. Since that time, I kept on visiting Yellowstone annually; I have also traveled to several areas camping with my family. Every time I was walking up and I wondered: do people living in such places have the same problems as city dwellers? Can a person, who can witness the enormous misty mountain silhouettes in their window each morning really be miserable and petty? The place I choose to live will be calm and will not cause me stress. It will be big enough and far enough from all the city criminality. Last year there was a homicide right in front of my house, it was a very scary experience that I wish I never have again. I know you...
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