Being away from Family during the holiday season….HIP HIP HOORAY

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After graduating from college and relocating 21 hours away from my hometown in Arkansas to the northern life of New Jersey life became very different. Not only was I thrust into the fast paced atmosphere, that is the North, but relocating to a place where I knew not a single soul took a toll. Being away from home is difficult around this time of year, as I hear of friends spending time with their family and enjoying each other’s company.

This Christmas, I will be unable to go home due to the high price of plane tickets, but I plan to spend time with the few friends that I have met here. It is great that I have options. I have had several friends invite me to their homes to enjoy a meal, which I think is wonderful. It will be hard to sit at a table with people you have never seen before as they reminisce on the past years. But I am thankful that I have the opportunity to enjoy a good meal with the family of friends that I enjoy to be around.

Now the question is: Which invitation will I accept?  hmmm

Shawn

https://www.freshseams.com

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