Personal Writing: My New Life In India



Tap ... tap ... tap ... I looked up to see a blurry figure of my mother
tapping a few fingers on my shoulder. "Sorry to wake you up, Rishi, but me and
Daddy have something important to tell you." She was not smiling.
I got up, now fully awake, wondering what was going on. With my father
standing next to her, my mother crossed her arms and, in a tone that I knew
could not be argued with, stated, "We have decided to move to India
permanently."
I was awestruck. My family is Indian, but I had never so much as
considered living anywhere but Peach Tree Court, a street that had the brightest
green maple trees and fields of radiant yellow and orange marigolds. India was
nothing more ...

Want to read the rest of this paper?
Join Essayworld today to view this entire essay
and over 50,000 other term papers

factor, due to the fact that soccer is my
favorite sport. "And the food is delectable," he went on, "They serve chicken
curry with juicy vegetables four out of the seven days of the week." I ate
chicken curry every chance I got, so this, added to the soccer field, made the
school sound fantastic.
"The weather is remarkable. The temperature year-round is seventy-five
to eighty degrees," he continued with emphasis, "just like California, Rishi."
My brother knew that I loved California. He also told me that I would get to
visit our parents two times a week, which is very generous compared to other
Indian boarding schools.
My brother's long-distance stories convinced me. From what I had heard,
India sounded like utopia.
Six weeks after my mother woke me with the big "news," my father, mother
and I arrived in India. We left Peach Tree Court, with all its beautiful maple
trees, and flew to India. I stepped off the airplane into the dirtiest, ...

Get instant access to over 50,000 essays.
Write better papers. Get better grades.


Already a member? Login


CITE THIS PAGE:

Personal Writing: My New Life In India. (2004, January 15). Retrieved July 23, 2017, from http://www.essayworld.com/essays/Personal-Writing-My-New-Life-India/1488
"Personal Writing: My New Life In India." Essayworld.com. Essayworld.com, 15 Jan. 2004. Web. 23 Jul. 2017. <http://www.essayworld.com/essays/Personal-Writing-My-New-Life-India/1488>
"Personal Writing: My New Life In India." Essayworld.com. January 15, 2004. Accessed July 23, 2017. http://www.essayworld.com/essays/Personal-Writing-My-New-Life-India/1488.
"Personal Writing: My New Life In India." Essayworld.com. January 15, 2004. Accessed July 23, 2017. http://www.essayworld.com/essays/Personal-Writing-My-New-Life-India/1488.
JOIN NOW
Join today and get instant access to this and 50,000+ other essays


PAPER DETAILS
Added: 1/15/2004 05:04:58 AM
Category: Creative Writing
Words: 752
Pages: 3

Save | Report

SHARE THIS PAPER

SAVED ESSAYS
Save and find your favorite essays easier

SIMILAR ESSAYS
Personal Writing: My Dreams
Personal Writing: My Room
Personal Writing: My Life Line
Personal Writing: My Uncle
Personal Writing: My American D...
Personal Writing: My Life
Personal Writing: My Holiday
Personal Writing: My Experience...
Personal Writing: My First Impr...
Personal Writing: My Room
Copyright | Cancel | Contact Us

Copyright © 2017 Essayworld. All rights reserved