Fun in the mud

Essay by sexyme64High School, 11th gradeA+, April 2004

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As we grow older, we often reminisce of our childhood. Certain things tend to stick out in our minds more vividly than others do and they can be anything from a complex thing such as life changing experiences to something as simple as making mud pies. When I think back, I can remember all the joys of my childhood. I remember running through the sprinkler with my dog in the summer time, jumping on the trampoline with my friends in the fall and sledding down hills with my family in the wintertime. But, the most vivid memory I have of my childhood is undeniably the finest and most exciting one of all: making mud pies in the spring.

Making mud pies is undoubtedly something that all children and adults can relate to and they all know that it is indubitably one of the best ways to make friends.

It just so happens to be the way that I met my best friend Fia and it is the way we spent most of our time together. My loyal companion lived across the street from me so everyday, when it was warm enough, as soon as we woke up we would stand on the curbs in front of our houses. Facing each other, we would then yell across the street listing the items that were needed for that day's adventure. Both of us, would quickly retreat to our houses collecting all the items required and rush back outside to get started.

Each new day consisted of a different game, whether it was playing house, Ghost Writer, 'adventures', or just a simple game of hide and go seek, but somehow, no matter which game we chose to play, we always seemed to include making mud pies.

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