Descriptive Essay - Original Writing

1682 Words Sep 14th, 2016 7 Pages
My night started on a chilly foggy December evening as my family and I made our way up the hill to grandpas house. As we climb higher and higher, I 'm strapped in ready for liftoff. As we crest the hill we are treated with a view like none other. Twinkling lights, the steady red light river, and the black abyss of the big blue, all greet me with the familiar sight of Christmas Eve. We walk through the bougainvillea jungle to the giant oak door. I excitedly knock then realizing how much that hurt. A big gnarled hand opens the door with ease. He welcomes us by giving me a strong rub on the head and hugs around. Im taken a back by the size of the interior. The ceiling is so high up that it makes me feel like an ant in the grand canyon. The smell of prime rib, ham, and all the Christmas essentials wafts about as I take in the festive scene. I walk down the massive hall through the door made for Sasquatch into the kitchen where I find the rest of the family eating appetizers and drinking Puerto Rican creme Liqueur. The smell of the stuff makes me sick but as soon as I look at the prime rib the size of a brontosaurus thigh, my mouth starts to water. The sweet smell of Pies and cheesy scalloped potatoes make me reminisce of all the past Christmas presents and memories. I say high to everyone and then walk back through the Sasquatch sized door and walk down the hall to the living room. As I enter the room I 'm greeted by a sweet citrusy pine smell that makes the setting complete. I…

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