18 Days Back: Final Thoughts

What a crazy adventure this has been! I’ve been home for just 2 and ½ weeks and it feels like my trip happened months ago. That was the longest I’d ever been away from home, and I don’t think I’ll ever go away for that long again. Not that it wasn’t an amazing experience, because it was, but I just got so exhausted, mentally and physically, that the thought of doing that again drains me.

Here are some of my reflections back on the trip.  Continue reading “18 Days Back: Final Thoughts”

12 Days to Go: Expectations

I have just 12 days left until I embark on what I hope will be the adventure of my lifetime. Where exactly am I going, you may ask? The holy land, the land of milk and honey, a place I am excited to call my home: ISRAEL. For those of you who don’t know already, or who have somehow stumbled across this blog randomly, I will be spending the next 6 months abroad. 5 of these glorious months will be spent in Israel, and the other month (or longer, depending on my mood) has yet to be determined. Continue reading “12 Days to Go: Expectations”