Going Home For The Holidays
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Going Home For The Holidays

I love going home for the holidays

Going Home For The Holidays

Going home for the holidays…

Traveling across the ocean and across the country in December will be so fun for me, I can't wait. Although going home to see my friends and family would be beyond special at any time of the year, I think there is something about going home during the holidays that makes it even more special. Don’t get me wrong, I will miss being with my family here in Hawaii too, and Dom and Gerald know that I will miss them incredibly. But, it will be so nice to see my mom, dad, step-dad and step-mom, and my brothers and friends and family after a long year of separation.

Time has flown by. I feel as though I was just there in New Jersey in the freezing cold, and I can’t wait to go back! The cold is only bearable for so long, and I think my 2-3 week trip will be just enough for me. I can’t wait to eat all of my favorite foods (I’m already apologizing to my body in advance) and I also can’t wait to stop at some of my favorite places with my favorite people.

I know for a fact I am going to stop by the good old Wooglen General Store, and probably work a shift or two, because of course I miss my boss, Ed (and pork roll and bagels). I also NEED Dunkin’ Donuts coffee. I don’t care what anyone says, whether you think it’s good or not, I haven’t had it in a year and I’m in withdrawal from it. Not only coffee, but I am in withdrawal from pizza and home-cooked meals.

I can’t wait to walk into my dad’s kitchen on Christmas morning and smell the eggs and bacon cooking, or walk into my mom’s house after being at my dad’s. I can’t wait to hug my mom on Christmas morning and smell the food that’s already in the oven for the Christmas feast we will endure (my mom knows how to throw down for holiday parties).

To my friends that I haven’t seen in a year, you know who you are; I cannot wait to see you. I can’t wait to pick up where we left off and be together. We probably will make a diner stop or two, and end up back at one of our houses eating ice cream and have a Redbox movie ready to be watched. You have no idea how much I miss you and how excited I am to see you!!

I could go on for days about how wonderful and how great it feels to be home for the holidays and to see family and be together again. I can’t wait to see everybody, especially my little brothers who have grown so much since I have been home last year. I also can’t wait until Dom and Gerald can be a part of the celebration, too! See you soon, New Jersey!

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