Wednesday, December 25, 2019

Descriptive Essay About Grandmother - 1354 Words

We hopped on the plane at MSY and smiles were from ear to ear. My father, sister, and I were so excited to finally be flying to Denver to visit our family. Ever since I was little, I have loved airplanes. There is something about having two to three hours to myself being able to do whatever I wanted. I also loved being served my favorite beverage, Ginger Ale, and the best salty snack duo- peanuts and pretzels. For all my eighteen years of life, I have flown on planes almost every year. The majority of the flights have been spent flying mid-west to Denver to visit my paternal grandparents that live with my aunt, uncle, and two cousins. It became a family tradition to go there every year because sadly as we all know, grandparents seem to†¦show more content†¦The visits to their house became different. It was no longer about catching up and visiting; it became about cherishing every last moment we had with her while she remembered us. It then turned into visiting them for a lit tle bit and making sure we did not overwhelm them. I could only imagine how they felt every time all the grandkids, their children, and their children’s spouses came to visit them. It must have been a lot to take in each time when they only get visits once a year from around twenty people. The trips would last about a week and we would try to do different activities every day. It got to the point where we would only see our grandparents twice a day. We would tell them hi in the morning and then see them again at our big family dinner. The summer of 2016, my sister, father, and I wanted to get to Colorado before everyone else. We wanted more relaxed time with our grandparents before twenty more people came and overwhelmed their home. We would still have a sit down family dinner with them and cherish every second we had with them. I thought the dinner would be okay and nothing to it since it was only three more people added to the table for my grandparents. I was completely wro ng. I helped my grandparents down the stairs to their floor of the house after dinner. I sat them down and put the TV on. I sat down on a chair across from my grandmother and she had a confused look on her face,Show MoreRelatedDescriptive Essay About My Grandmother1286 Words   |  6 PagesMy grandmother passed away when I was in third grade. She was diagnosed with lung cancer and had been struggling with the sickness for a couple of years before her passing. I remember visiting her on the weekend so we could spend time with her. As her illness increased and the closer to death she got, my family and I would visit her more often. The day she passed away, I remember being called out of class and collecting my things. 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