Battling Homesickness

This is the first time I've left America and even the first time I've been more than two hours away from my family. Therefore, it's probably not that surprising that I've had bouts of homesickness even within the first few days of arrival. The thing is that homesickness, just like a cold or cough, eventually … Continue reading Battling Homesickness


Packing Nightmare

Okay truth be told, while I love planning and thinking ahead, I often wait until the very last minute to do things -- like packing. Even on my departure day I was running around still trying to get everything together. I had an idea of everything that I was going to need, you know, the … Continue reading Packing Nightmare