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The Beauty Of Service Essay

  • Submitted by: bassybass
  • on February 20, 2012
  • Category: Miscellaneous
  • Length: 1,921 words

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The Beauty of No Service
The last few days of my summer in sunny San Diego with all my best school friends loomed over me as the day my family and I all left for our annual two week vacation on the island of Kauai drew closer. I tried my best to make the most of those last few days with my middle school friends that at the time seemed so vital to my social and overall happiness by going to the local movie theatre ( as we usually did on Friday nights) and partaking in typical girly sleepovers. In my most comfortable setting with nails and toes painted in only the brightest and most sparkly hues of pink, and hair clipped and curled to perfection alongside roughly ten other girls in sleeping bags sprawled across the living room floor, I would take the time to whine and complain about leaving to gain the sympathy of my girly friends. So when the countdown finally ended and the day of my departure arrived, I thought of all the friends, boys, parties, movie nights, and inside jokes I would probably miss out on rather than having the privilege of spending the last two weeks of my summers in the lusciously vegetated and beautiful island of Kauai.
As I watched the cabin door finally slam shut and the fasten seatbelt sign echo throughout the plane and illuminate above my head, my last moments in San Diego dawned on me when the plane began to pick up speed. Longing to be on the ground amongst all the miniscule moving black dots that eventually faded and became concealed beneath the clouds, I put my hand to the circular window as if to silently gesture “goodbye San Diego.”   After five agonizing hours sitting next to my obnoxious younger brother, we touched down on the Lihue airport in Kauai. Hastily grabbing our luggage from the crowded carousel, we hopped into our usual embarrassingly bright red rental minivan. Even though in the back of my mind I always knew the final answer would be no, I begged my dad to get us the trendy rental mustang or even the rugged yellow jeep...

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