My visits to Long Island, will always be HOME.
I grew up here, graduated here, and my very best people live here. I remember when it was a lovely beach town in my very much younger years. I will certainly say it is not the same in that aspect, but the people that love me and that I love live there.
My very first tanning business was based here. Wish I knew then what I know now…but don’t we all?
I get to sit by my parents and listen to the TV (that I am sure the neighbors hear down the block) while they decide if it is to hot or too cold. Watching your parents grow old together is sometimes a wonderful thing, and maybe some days it isn’t, but we have to take the good with the bad everyday, in all kinds of situations.
I have learned to cherish my family, and I say that with a big old exclamation point, LEARNED.
We might not be perfect, but we love each other.
For the winter months, I will skip out on those visits in hopes they all head my way to stay warm and so I can spend one on one time with them.
Enjoy the leaves turning and those incredible fall days Long Island!! And BTW, Long Island seafood is THE BEST!!