Gothika: Can A Small Place Really Be Beautiful?

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There are so many different reasons why I fell in love with Arkansas. This Christmas I went there to spend the holidays with my boyfriends family. Before going I didn't think that I was going to like it. But a short time into the trip I realized that I was totally wrong. The drive is long but more beautiful than you can imagine. It's so peaceful and really relaxing. There are a lot of reasons why it's beautiful and I just finally got to experience them. One of the things that I thought was so interesting about Arkansas is how the families treat each other. The families are really close. They are tight knit. I was not expecting that. I would go place-to-place and just watch people. How they interacted. I saw them talking, laughing and just enjoying spending time with each other. Here I'm used to seeing people on the go. Trying to beat the clock. You cram your food in your mouth as fast as you can so that you can get ready for something else. There's no talking, laughing or enjoying each other's company. When I go to eat I'm out in 15 to 30 minutes. I'm not saying that everyone is like that. I was just so amazed with the way that people treated each other. As I left Houston I was noticing how things have changed through out the time that I have been here. There are huge neighborhoods, big buildings, tons and tons of people. That's one thing that I liked about Arkansas. The part that I was in was a medium sized place. The land is beautiful; the houses are on plots of land that is huge. You could drive down the road and maybe only see a couple of houses, and...

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