What Makes A Mistake? Essay

1848 Words May 2nd, 2016 8 Pages
Have you ever made a mistake and wish you could travel back in time and change it? They say everything happens for a reason, but sometimes it is hard to tell. Change comes in all different forms and styles. Some changes are drastic and some changes are minimal. Change builds you up as a person and you grow from your experiences.
“Make sure you do not fall asleep I left a checklist on the counter” said my mom in a very calm voice. It was my first time they were allowing me to do something huge and I had a point to prove to my parents. “I promise I won’t miss my flight” I responded. Missing a flight would be even more stressful than flying alone itself. I knew deep down that I had to make the flight and if I did not I would not know what to do with myself. Even though it would be fun to be Kevin McAllister from, Home Alone, for a day I did not want to relive his nightmares.
My flight departed at 9:00 pm; however I wanted to make sure I left my house around 7:00 pm just in case I had to make any last minute changes. I looked at the clock and saw that it was 6:24. I ordered an Uber to pick me up and take me to the airport at 6:30. I checked my phone to see how far away the Uber was and it said around 10 minutes. This gave me extra time to look around and check for any last minute things that I may have left around my house before leaving. By the time I looked at my phone again I got a notification saying that my car was outside waiting for me. I frantically looked around to…

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