Paper: A Personal Recount of a Christmas Vacation

Its Christmas time again, the time of hopes, joys, and forgiveness. Its the time that | always have the good feeling inside me. Every year at this moment, | like to be alone by myself to think. | think about many things that consider important to me. Theyre including my past, my presence, and my future. | still remember the times when | was young about six or seven year old in VN. When it came to Christmas, | always felt really exciting. My family used to decorate our home with ornaments to welcome the holiday. Almost every where | went, | saw the signs of Christmas. On Christmas Eve, | went to church with my family. At this time of the year, the church always filled with people. There were many merchants came to sell souvenirs, foods, or games inside the church yard. In VN, we dont give Christmas presence like in U.S. Instead, most of the religious families would have a small but warm dinner on Christmas Eve after church. It was always a beautiful impression every time | think about it. Christmas vacation of this year is coming. There are many things Im planning to do to prepare for this holiday. The first thing | am going to do is to buy gift for people | know. | hope my gift would bring them happiness for the vacation. The second thing | plan to do is going to church with my friends and hangout at some parties after the mass over. Finally, the last thing | want to do is to go to Florida to visit my cousins. | havent seen them for more than five year. | hope this vacation is an enjoyable vacation to everyone. Sometimes | wonder about what my future will look like. | was always thinking how | will be next year. | hope | could get wiser as | get older. Since it Christmas, | hope that every year | could celebrate Christmas with my family and learn to become a better person. | wish that every Christmas times, | could find relaxation and joys in my mind. Christmas is one of the most important times of the year. It meant a lot to me. It is the time that | like to recall my memories on my past and planning for my future. Its time when | could be relaxed with my family and friends. | always have good feeling on Christmas no matter what happen. | hope this feeling will always stay with me. ...