The Escape

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Almost all average kids could tell you that they have a place they simply enjoyed visiting; a place that they felt a part of because they experienced one of many memories in that place. I for one also had one of these spots that I could call my own, and even today I can remember why that spot was so significant to me. When I was much younger, I knew exactly where I wanted to go every weekend. Just behind my old neighborhood is a small forested area that is not too dense nor did it have many tall trees; but, it did have just enough trees to create the location of our hangout. The smell of the trees there prevailed around the entire neighborhood; it was in fact a very refreshing and enjoyable scent. Also, the birds and the squirrels could always been seen all over the forest happily taking care of their own business. I always felt that the forest was the best place to enjoy the outdoors because of how natural the surroundings were, and because of how peaceful it always seemed to be. One day, a couple of my closest friends and I decided that we would set up a place to hang out in the forest, where nobody else could enter unless they knew the way there; and obviously, the magic password. We began to create this hangout by first setting up our so called ‘traps’ for outside invaders, followed by a resting area within our hangout. While we were making this idea become reality I felt that this idea would be great because not only would I be able to enjoy relaxing in the forest, but also, I would also have a spot that I could visit to do whatever I wanted. Soon enough we found a few quality rock chairs and beds, and the hangout began to look like an actual place to sit or lay down in peace. Sone of us added our own personal touches by adding a little part of ourselves into it to make the place seem more inviting. I for one decided to add in a bird feeder; I loved filling…...

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