Reflective Essay

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Reflective Essay It was a long ride to my grandparent's new house who live in Redwood City. They sold their business and received a lot of money for it. I was sitting next to my sister and peering out the window gazing at sights. As I looked I was wondering about my goals in life. Will I ever accomplish them and will I ever do the work necessary to do get there? When I first saw their house I thought to myself, "Wow, that is pretty big, it must cost a lot." the main thing I thought about was what it took to get a house such as this.

The house had a big, nice front lawn and large back yard. The bathroom was nearly the size of my room, which is large considering it being a bathroom. As the day progressed, I kept thinking about getting rich and buying mansions, but then I stopped to think about what I would have to do to get rich.

It was dinner and I sat down the couch eating my food when thinking to myself my grandpa came up to me " Hey, how's the food?" he asked " It pretty good." I answered back. Still pondering about trying to get rich I decided to ask him.

" Grandpa, how'd you receive a house like this?" I questioned. When I asked him that he had a puzzled look on his face.

" I earned it this house by doing one thing, that being a hard worker." he said "If I hadn't kept up my grades in high school, I would not have attended a good college. But it doesn't stop there. I had to earn good grades in college as well. If I didn't try hard in school, I wouldn't be...