Definition Of My Home Essay

How My Home Has Defined Me Home can be defined as the place where one lives permanently, especially as a member of a family. For some, it may be a place where they spend majority of their time or a place where they feel the most comfortable being themselves. For me, home is defined as my hometown and all the memories that have been made there. These memories have shaped me into the man I am today. My hometown taught me valuable friendship lessons, fostered my competitive nature, and helped me endure the pain of death at a young age. My hometown of Catasauqua is a small town located in the Lehigh Valley. I moved there when I was about a year old and stayed there until I was seventeen years old. I learned most of my life lessons there. The …show more content…
I believe that my hometown friendships will remain alive even if we are far apart. Growing up, I stuck with a core group of friends. I met my best friend, Sage Stauffer, in kindergarten. We became friends instantly because we both liked dinosaurs. We became friends even though he was an extrovert and I was more of an introvert. He was the one who pulled me out of my shell at a young age. We would hang out all the time, and eventually, I became friends with his other friend Jason. Throughout school, Sage, Jason, and I would always hangout together mostly playing soccer. In middle school, I met my other friends Jacob, Tyler, and Brandon. Brandon and I became close, even though I was a pain in his neck. We would work on school work together and hangout at lunch. This followed into high school where I began to read his short stories he would write while he would check my homework. Eventually, our group expanded to include other people such as Ben, Damian, Jon, Vicki, and Jackie. There was never a day in school when we wouldn 't be having fun, especially at …show more content…
When I was seven, my father was trying to sign me up for football. I told him I would try it, even though I did not enjoy football. My mother stepped in and convinced him to sign me up for soccer. I joined the team my younger brother was on. Eventually, I became one of the better players one the team. As I got older, I aimed to get better at soccer. Although at times, I would not score or lose the ball, I was always driven to improve my soccer skills. Sage provided the biggest challenge for me in soccer since he could stop me. Even if I beat him at first, Sage would always figured out my moves. I continued to play varsity soccer in middle and high school.At the same time, I played on a club team, so I could improvemy skills. Some considered me the best player on the team since I scored most goals. My competitive nature and narcissism drove me to be the best. I could imagine everyone cheering for me as I scored a goal at Senior Night. That was something I dreamed about, and that is what I was trying to

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