5 Reasons I Love My Hometown
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5 Reasons I Love My Hometown

I wouldn't want to live anywhere else.

5 Reasons I Love My Hometown
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In my hometown of Harrodsburg, Ky, the sunsets will make you feel so warm. You look at the sunset, and for a minute everything going wrong in your life just disappears.

2.Southern roots.

Sweet tea is a everyday drink. And home cooking is better than any restaurant. Riding four wheelers and getting dirty every now and then is a ritual. If you’ve never been mudding in a big truck, you're missing out. No, not every single one of us wear boots, and not every single one of us listen to only country music. Animals are one of our best friends, Grandma’s house is your favorite place to be. Friends are important, relationships come and go. Having fun and making the most out of nothing is what we do. (Sitting in the Walmart or the gas station parking lot.) We keep our friends and family close, but our enemies closer. We get homesick a ton.

3. The best of friends.

You and your best friends have been friends for a very long time. You tell them everything, they keep it. Whenever you're going through a hard time, they're always there to cheer you up. Their genuine, they mean what they say and do not sugar coat anything. You click with everyone you meet.

4. We stick together, even when we don't know each other very well.

When something tragic hits our small town, we get together and we are there for each other. R.I.P BB, 7/21/16.

5. The memories.

Friends are very important, once again. You have each other's back, everyone knows everyone. We can make the most out of nothing. Sitting in Walmart parking lot singing and dancing and running around barefoot is our favorite thing to do on a Friday or Saturday night. The Friday night lights, “Walmart parking lot lights,” are the nights we look forward to. When you see someone you know in the store, you talk for 30 minutes like you haven't seen each other in ages. (Oh, yeah. And we call everything “the store” Walmart, gas stations, Kroger. Anything you shop at is the store.) Late night conversations in the car usually happen at “the salt river.” Riding on back roads with the radio down blaring music is what we like to do for fun. “Let's take a backroad.” You swim in the lake. It's your favorite summer spot. Fireworks in your front yard every 4th is a must. “Laying out” in your front yard every summer is how you get most of your tan. Every party we have involves a bonfire of some sort. We have pride in our heritage, we fly flags to prove that.

I love my hometown. The friends I make, and the memories I share. I wouldn't want to live anywhere else. If you love your small hometown, this ones for you.

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