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10 Comments

  1. Rachel
    March 22, 2010

    Wow it is sad they are so far away. I like how you described NZ

  2. Taylor
    March 22, 2010

    nice =D

  3. Akrita
    March 22, 2010

    Really nice piece of writing….. luv it……

  4. Rachelly :)
    March 23, 2010

    so good gret! xx

  5. March 23, 2010

    Omg that is sooo sweet. i would love to have christmas with all my family at the beach each year. That is my christmas wish. :)

  6. Vanessa
    March 23, 2010

    Wow! I could easily relate to some of those memories and some I am thankful to say I am still living. This is a creative, well written story that to some degree we can all relate to. Well done – keep writing because I enjoy reading.

  7. Tabby
    March 23, 2010

    Very good descriptive use of words that makes me long for a big family. Nice easy pace, and beautiful beginning. (:

  8. Joy
    March 23, 2010

    wow!! that was a great story =) i love how how you so seamlessly move from one tense to the other. Your colourful language makes it so easy for me to believe I’m there with you =) looking forward to seeing more of your stuff =)

  9. Gretchen
    April 16, 2010

    Thank you so much for all your comments ^.^ I appreciate them!!

    And just so anybody who reads this knows… my grandparents are moving back to New Zealand =] They seriously announced it the week after I wrote this. So I’m excited! It’s like a wish came true. <3

  10. tulip
    April 23, 2010

    good one:)

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