October 29, 2013
This is a picture that my sister took while she was combining the corn.
Contributed by Paige Newman
Hello everyone! As the week continues on I have found myself thinking about the weekend I just spent at home.
I live in Adams County, which is only an hour away from Wilmington. This short distance makes it easy for me to go home whenever I want and I sometimes abuse that power. I love going home and seeing my family, friends, and the family farm. Although I love everything about home, I have been dealing with the same problems every time I go back to my town. Wilmington has begun to take the place of home.
I have been attending Wilmington College for over a year now and it has become home in every right. I have made friendships here that I know are going to outlive many of the ones that I made before college. I have spent the past year and a half at Wilmington growing up on this campus and with these friends. So this has become home.
I didn’t even make these connections until I came back to school in August. As I pulled on the campus I didn’t have butterflies or any uneasy feelings. Wilmington felt comfortable and just like home. What I’m trying to say is that you never realize you’re making a place home until you no longer feel like an outsider, or uncomfortable, or out of place. For me it happened without me even noticing, but I can honestly say that Wilmington has become my perfect fit and my home.
(I have been listening to a preposterous amount of James Taylor lately and the song "Carolina in my mind" has been my go-to song. It makes every place feel like home.)
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