Descriptive Essay - Clean Up

1312 Words Sep 15th, 2016 6 Pages
It was a dark, humid, eerie, day in a rural, spread-out community. It’s been like that for a few weeks now. Drenched in sweat from hard work from around 7 in the morning to around 6 at night. Replacing carpet with hard wood piece by piece was no easy task. In fact, it was the hardest thing I’ve ever done. I remember my dad saying to me “time to go”. I was overwhelmed with joy to know that my growling stomach was about to get filled to the brim with something tasty. Although before that, I had to do the worst part of the job – clean up. I was rushing to through tools into buckets, bags, hard cases, and straight into the back of the truck all while my dad continued to say “we’re going soon” and making more of a mess he had. I was finally finished cleaning, my dad accepted the payment from the lady who owned the house, and we were finally on our way. We opened the front door and the rain sounded like a team of horses running along a brick road. My dad and I both looked at each other and bolted for the truck. I jumped in the truck and closed the door as fast as possible without slamming it (my parents hated that). I closed my eyes and laid my head against the seat and the only thing running through my head was “I can’t wait till I get something to eat”. My dad called my mom as usual to brag to her how amazing the floor looked. My mom must’ve asked him if I had anything to eat like she always does because he look at me with a surprised expression on his face and asked me if I…
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