Descriptive Essay On John Wilder

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I stand in my driveway and suddenly see, out of the corner of my eye, a flash of black. I hear the bass of John Mayer’s “Gravity” before I catch sight of a vehicle. As I turn toward the mixed sounds of the revving motor and repetitive musical beats, I finally catch sight of my sister Kate and her black, two-door Jeep. Many cars have come and gone in my life, but one in particular has made a substantial impact on me. Kate's 2000 Jeep Wrangler has been a part of my life since 2015. The day she reached the milestone of getting her license, Kate went to Pace to pick up the car, and that car now stands as a symbol of the years that I have had with my sister before she must depart for college. When looking at the vehicle, one may see the beaten up interior seats and the small, but noticeable, dents on the outside, but I see a perfect painting. From the look of the chipped air bag holder to the smell of the melted chocolate in the glove compartment, the Jeep is very unique. Its 6-foot-tall, 4-foot-wide frame leaves a minuscule space for storage, and the mass of fast-food bags and the mountain of clothes take up half of the space. As the smell of old Chick-fil-A breakfast permeates the senses upon entering the car,…show more content…
Looking at the scattered piles of sand, I recall many trips to the beach. The small dent on the front of the car's bumper serves as a reminder to Kate not to let her friends drive her car. Although I look back with nostalgia at all of the good times my sister and I have had in the car, I must remember that these times will not last forever. As Kate ventures on to bigger and better things in college, she will leave behind the object that I will remember her by. I look forward to the day when we will have our last great adventure before the Jeep will be put into a little corner in the garage and remain
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