I decided instead of writing day-to-day, I needed to pause, step back, and look at how the experience as a whole is changing me.
Every step I’ve taken, I thought this is obviously the hardest part. The Fulbright application—The interview—WAITING for a response (5 months!)—The visa application and passport application and the millions of other papers—the list is ongoing. But through all of that, I don’t think I prepared to leave. I never thought that could be so hard.
Thanks for joining me! And welcome to my sounding board--I'm going to throw everything and see what sticks. Meanwhile, here's a picture of me somewhat near my namesake (Mount Whitney). I'm pretty sure it's back there somewhere. "Don't ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what … Continue reading Adventure Awaits