Perseverance

On Monday I cried harder than I have in a really long time. I cried so hard my head hurt. And then I cried some more. Basically, I went to the bank thinking I was finally going to open an account with the alien registration number I had been waiting so long for. With this […]

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Two weeks in…

Now that I am getting more settled in to my life here, I have more space to think about the future. And to miss home. Being here is a wonderful, wonderful gift, but the other day I realized that I’m really not open to staying here long term. In my heart I know my future […]

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Survival Mode

This past week I’ve been in survival mode, getting over jet lag, figuring out how to feed myself, and finding the motivation to unpack and clean my apartment. I am still waiting for my alien registration number so I can get a phone, bank account, and start my real life here. But I have done […]

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