Spring Break Research Paper

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Caleb’s Spring Break
Caleb marked another day on the calendar before sleeping and counted the remaining days to his trip. Right after 15 days, over the spring weekend break from school, he was going to his Grandpa’s farm as his parents would be away on a trip to Paris. He closes his eyes and tries sleeping as he wants the days pass quickly.
This seemed like a dream come true for him. He smiled as he sees his house disappearing from his sight. As a young boy, he felt that a trip to the grandparents’ farm was the best place to visit ever. His dad grew up as part of a large family and every year there would be a reunion in the summer vacations where the entire family would meet. They would greet each other with love and affection which is why
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He would wake up early morning and ride on the tractor to check on all the animals. On their return, Grandma would keep breakfast ready with his favourite eggs, bacon and milk. The milk and eggs were fresh from the farm always loved by him. On Sunday morning they visited the Church where he made friends with the only boy his age. In summers, when Caleb visited, a lady in the black dress would always offer candy to all the children at the church. This lady was still there in the spring break and now he was ecstatic as he was the only child from the family to receive all the candy! For lunch, Grandma would make food like mashed potatoes, goat cheese salads and chili steaks which were all his favourites. After lunch, they would go out into the garden, break fruits from the beautiful trees and make their own ice-cream. Grandma had her own old-fashioned ice-cream maker which she allowed her grandson to use to make his own favourites. He would break the fruit and also churn the machine himself and enjoyed every bit of …show more content…
He was very sad to leave but he knew that it was bound to happen someday. To cheer him up, Grandma gave him a jar with chrysalis inside to take him. She told him to watch it grow with time and the memories of the farm would always make him happy. On the ride home, he fell asleep in the car. He dreamed to have his own farm someday and wanted to plant the same kind of trees like grandpa along with taking care of different kinds of animals. He wanted to learn how to drive the tractor and would buy it once he grew up. When they reached home, he woke up and went straight to his room which he missed. He placed the jar on his window sill so the caterpillar would receive the light and fresh air it deserves in the garden. His mum would watch the caterpillar grow every day with him and finally one morning it dried up, split open and a colourful butterfly fluttered its wings. They both felt that it was like a miracle happening when the butterfly flew up into the

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