Observation Essay - Salzer 1 Max Leo Salzer Corey Hunt Pre-College Composition The Great Outdoors I slowly open the door of my dad's silver GMC pickup

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Salzer 1 Max Leo Salzer Corey Hunt Pre-College Composition 10/26/2017 The Great Outdoors I slowly open the door of my dad's silver GMC pickup truck and am immediately met by a cool breeze which seems to go through my body and chill me to my core. The sky is a light blue color, with fluffy white clouds dotting it like raindrops on the sand. They look almost like cotton candy, and make me feel as though I could just reach out and rip off a sweet and savory mouthful. As my muck boots hit the gravel covered driveway, I stare out into the vast forests, the rolling hills, and the sparkling river which reflects the bright shining sun and cuts through the land like a knife. What I am staring at is about seven hundred acres of hard work and effort that my family and I have maintained over the long and tiring, but rewarding years. This small patch of heaven houses a couple hundred cows and calves that we raise and take care of year round and also thousands of other diverse creatures ranging from tiny mice to humongous black bears that live and survive here amongst each other. It might not look like it to some, but it is home to me, and I can tell a person everything about it including the location of every fence post and rock like the back of my own hand. After catching my breath and pulling the hood of my dirt covered sweatshirt over my head, I walk across the frost covered ground to our massive shed that houses all of our various forms of farm equipment. This shed was built strictly by the hands and knowledge of me, my father, and my little brother and took us many long, tiring days to
Salzer 2 complete. As I cross the distance, I look down and hear the white tipped green grass softly crunch beneath my humongous clown feet letting me know that fall will soon be over and that winter is just around the bend. But this, however, is not truly the end. Even though the grass may go dormant and hibernate like a mother bear for a while, it will eventually revive and come back to life with the start of spring. I open the door of the

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