Descriptive Essay - Original Writing

1070 Words Sep 16th, 2015 5 Pages
I know when something life changing happens you normally remember exactly what happened and where you were when it did. For me its mostly all a blur.

It all started when my dad put my name into the lottery without telling me. We’d discussed it the year previous, and I’d know that he was pretty serious about putting my name in, he just didn’t tell me when it actually came time that he put my name in. I remember finding out that he put my name in a few months later. At first I wasn’t sure how I felt about it: A new school, new friends, the difficulty.

After that I tried thinking about it, I mean really thinking about it. I started weighing the options of going to UCAS or going to Westlake. The time came too quickly when the lottery actually took place. I remember sitting on the couch when I got the email saying I was accepted. I remember being so happy! I ran up stairs to tell my mom. She was thrilled, too. After the joy settled it really sunk in that I now had to decide. It wasn’t just an after though anymore. It was real now.

At this point I decided maybe I should talk to my friends about this. I told Taylor first, because I was scared to tell Kaylee. Taylor surprisingly responded way better then I excepted. My strong headed stubborn Polynesian girl, looked at me with her golden brown eyes, and told me I should go - She told me to go. I couldn’t understand what just happened. Taylor was as stubborn as her curly hair- that refused to do what you wanted it to.…

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