My Memior Essay

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It was a normal summer day in Pennsylvania. I had just come back from riding the trails around my house on my four wheeler and I was sitting down to watch some TV when my parents came in and said that they needed to talk to me about something. They told me that they had made a big decision to put the house up for sale and move somewhere south. They didn’t know how soon it would be, but they knew that they wanted to move. Later that week, an appraiser came to look at the house and gave us an estimate on what they thought we could sell our 5,800 square foot house for. It wasn’t long until I realized that I would be leaving my friends and that I might not ever see them again. I knew that I could make new friends where ever we moved, so that helped me to stay positive. After the appraiser came and went, we had to make some modification to the house that they said would raise the value. For another month or two, we were all hard at work making the improvements and getting the house ready to be put on the market. Soon, we would have people coming and looking through it. Also during this time, my parents searched up and down the east coast looking for somewhere to live. They finally narrowed their choice down to a few states, and eventually decided on Florida. They chose Florida because my dad was offered a new job in St. Petersburg. We already knew that we liked that area, because we had vacationed there before. I was getting excited to move south and I started thinking about the things I would do in Florida. I wondered what my new school would be like and if the people would be different. Once the house was put on the market, it sold in three weeks! This totally caught my parents and me off guard. We had been thinking that the house would take at least a year to sell, and my parents hadn’t even chosen a house or apartment in Florida for us to ship anything to. We

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