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Scrapbook of Memories

Autumn Breeze

By Jenny HuynhPublished 10 months ago 2 min read
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Scrapbook of Memories
Photo by Benjamin Klaver on Unsplash

Every year, as the first leaves turned gold, Maggie and I would embark on our tradition. Armed with warm sweaters and our favorite pumpkin spice lattes, we would spend hours wandering through the town, sharing stories and soaking in the beauty of the changing landscape.

Maggie had a unique ability to make every moment feel like a treasured memory. Her laughter was infectious, and her wisdom was beyond her years. As we strolled through the rustling leaves, she would share snippets of her dreams and aspirations, igniting a fire of inspiration within me.

One brisk afternoon, as we sat on a bench beneath a cascading canopy of red and orange, Maggie turned to me with a sparkle in her eyes. "You know," she said, her voice soft but determined, "we should do something more with our autumn walks."

I tilted my head, curious. "Like what?"

Maggie's smile widened. "Let's start a little project. We could gather leaves, press them, and create a scrapbook. Each leaf could represent a special moment, a shared memory."

The idea resonated with me instantly, a testament to Maggie's innate ability to turn even the simplest things into something magical. And so, our collection began. We carefully pressed leaves between the pages of an old book, labeling them with dates and descriptions that only we could understand. It became a tapestry of our friendship, a visual timeline of our shared adventures. One by one. Day by day. We pressed and created our scrapbook of memories . Out adventures. Ones that only we would truly know. Our bond grew stronger. We faced challenges together, celebrated victories, and leaned on each other during times of uncertainty. Our autumn walks became a cornerstone of our friendship, a sanctuary where we could be ourselves, unburdened by the outside world.

One day, as we sat on our favorite bench, gazing at the array of leaves scattered around us, Maggie spoke softly. "You know, our friendship is a lot like these leaves."

I turned to her, intrigued. "How so?"

She gestured toward the leaves, now a mix of vibrant hues and fading shades. "Just like these leaves, we've weathered the changing seasons of life. Our bond may evolve, but it remains constant and beautiful, no matter the phase."

And as we sat there, embraced by the autumn breeze, I realized how lucky I was to have Maggie by my side. Our friendship was a tapestry woven with threads of trust, laughter, and shared experiences, much like the leaves we had pressed into our cherished scrapbook. Our lasting memories.

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Jenny Huynh

Facts can be fun, complex, and not as black and white as some may think. Be open minded, explore and discover.

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  • harry henry10 months ago

    Beautiful!

  • C.S LEWIS10 months ago

    This is so amazing what are you waiting for join my friends and read what I have prepared for you

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