Descriptive Essay About My Personal Place

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My personal place essay is about my yard, three hundred miles away back in Connecticut. The reasons that I chose, is because I have so many memories there. Even though I moved around the year 2006, I still have made many memories in my yard. Many people have yards, but mine is special to me because I, have made it my place, it’s the one place that I could always return to at any point in my life. I personally like to think of my yard as a safe space, where I can go to enjoy myself, be alone, or hang out with friends. Another reason that my yard is special to me is because I have all my things there. These were some of the things that would be impractical of me to bring anywhere, unless they were permanent.
My first set of memories comes from many hours of yard work. Last summer, my father and I started to clear out our back yard. We used to have a spot in the yard that was covered in trees, and vines. The patch of vegetation was so thick that you couldn’t even walk through it. It took about three months, but we got it done, and now there are only about four trees left in the area. We used
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I know that everyone has a yard, but I have only found one that is right for me. With my animals, tractors, and the hard labor that was put into transforming my yard, I believe that these are the reasons why I consider this my personal place. After many hours of labor, removing trees, and putting in a fire pit, I have come to appreciate this place being in my life. With my animals being there as well, it makes my yard much better, because I can go out and relax with them, or let them play. And when I have nothing else to do, I can always just take a few steps out the door into a world of safety and comfort and relaxation, where I can spend time with my animals, or restoring my tractors. These are the reasons why my yard is my personal

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