Mary H It’s Harvest Time As the colors of the leaves turn; orange, yellow and red, everyone loses an hour of precious sleep and the temperature begins plummet, the seasons are about to change. As families prepare their secret recipes for a harvest inspired meal and the young kids carve their pumpkins, fall has arrived. Between studying for midterms, and being away at school for almost two months, having a break is greatly appreciated amongst all college students and professors. Going home and being welcomed by loved ones is always a wholesome feeling. The purpose of fall break is to go home to relax, spend time with loved ones and participate in fall festivities.
We would put up a Christmas tree up in the living room. Sometimes on Christmas we would celebrate Christmas with Toms family. Once we celebrated with all the Biros and there family. When I was younger I would sit on Santa’s lap. Also when I was younger I would celebrate with my 3 other sisters and my
Winnie the Pooh and the chemistry of fall colors One beautiful fall morning in the 100 acre wood, pooh was eating his breakfast honey. He noticed how the leaves in the forest had changed color from their normal green to pretty reds, yellows, browns, and oranges. Pooh was curious as to how and why the leaves changed color in the fall. So he sat out to find the one person who would know Christopher Robbin. Pooh was on his way to Christopher Robbin’s part of the woods when he saw all of his friends under a maple tree playing in a pile of leaves.
My family usually makes these cookies around the holiday time. A glass of milk and cookies sets off the holiday spirit in my family. Singing Christmas carols and remembering the good times around the tree and fireplace, leaving some for Santa he leaves us great presents in return. I told you how we enjoy our family cherry chocolate chip cookies, now it’s time to learn how to prepare and make this delicious desert. The time has come to inform you how to make the best holiday cookies the family will fall in love with.
He sits on the box without stirring, bent as double as the living body can be bent. If a regular snowdrift fell on him it seems as though even then he would not think it necessary to shake it off.... His little mare is white and motionless too. Her stillness, the angularity of her lines, and the stick-like straightness of her legs make her look like a halfpenny gingerbread horse. She is probably lost in thought. Anyone who has been torn away from the plough, from the familiar gray landscapes, and cast into this slough, full of monstrous lights, of unceasing uproar and hurrying people, is bound to think.
Charlie must pass by the Wonka chocolate factory every day on his way to and from school. Each day as he walks by the factory’s colossal iron gates, Charlie prays that someday he will get to venture inside the factory. Every night after dinner, Charlie goes into his grandparents’ room. Just the sight of Charlie enlivens his grandparents. Grandpa Joe tells stories to amuse Charlie.
My husband’s family usually meets at his grandmother’s house and we eat the food that she has prepared for us. This is her old family tradition which includes turkey, ham, dressing, vegetables, green bean casserole, and desserts; she says that she will always carry it on. My family always picks a dish that each of us would like to bring and we meet at my parents’ house to eat the food that we have brought. The menu varies from year to year but usually we have the basics ham, turkey, vegetables, and deserts. Our family has decided to help out with the food as it makes us feel more involved.
When I woke up everyone was happily telling me happy birthday and giving me a strong tight hug. I had the best breakfast I have not had in months, my mom cooked me my favorite meal. I had waken up at 7 a.m. that day by the time I looked at the clock again it was about 1:30 p.m. The day was going rapidly as If someone was purposely fast-forwarding the clock. My dad had left to the store earlier this morning to buy meat and other things for my party.
This two week period in winter is also where most religious holidays are celebrated like Christmas, Hanukah, and Kwanza. Last but not least, winter is my favorite season because the NHL hockey league runs primarily through winter. Hockey is my favorite sport. Every hockey season, I go to about 15 Florida Panthers games. On special occasions, my parents will take me to a hockey game in a stadium that I’ve never been to.
At Easter, the British give each other chocolate eggs, which they eat on Easter Sunday. Christmas is on the 25-th of December. Families spend this day together. For many people this is the most important holiday of the year. Family members wrap up their presents and put them under the Christmas tree.