Far Far Away

This is a modeled paragraph from To Kill A Mockingbird. I learned how to use a lot of semicolons with very few sentences instead of writing many separate sentences.

Winter was creeping up on us; my family and I waited for it with anxiety. Winter was the most jovial season of all: it was sliding down a snow-covered hill and having snowball fights; winter was gazing at the fire; it was the Christmas stockings hung on the mantle of the fireplace; but most of all, winter was welcoming.

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