Day Sixty One: Checking In

I’m missing kitties a lot right now. Also, it’s weird and nice that I talked about extreme homesickness yesterday and now people are reaching out to me with and without knowing that I mentioned it. I think now at the two month mark, homesickness is kicking in for me and for my loved ones too.…

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Day Fifty Six: A Book You Should Read

Today was very similar to yesterday; I rested, wrote, and took care of things for my trip. I’m happy to say I finished everything I wanted to do before leaving to spend another night in the airport, and I managed to pack better than last time despite being gone for a longer period of time.…

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Day Fifty Five: Rest, Write, Plan

Most of today consisted of planning, writing, and resting because it’s my only full day here before I’m off on the next adventure. I got through all of my classes, but I’ve been extremely tired all day. After lunch I took a nap, then got up to write for AIFS because I have a deadline…

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Day Fifty One: Birthday Adventure Begins!

My new record for how early I’ve gotten to the airport is seven and a half hours before departure. It’s birthday adventure weekend! I literally sprinted through Salamanca, backpack on with neck pillow attached and slinging around, purse around my body, a gigantic bag of food my host mom in my hand, to get to…

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Day Forty Eight: Field Notes

It’s a write-y kind of day! Yay!!! This morning I had a new realization that I really wanted to write down, then instead of napping after lunch and six hours of classes I went to a new coffee shop with friends and wrote in a journal for my thesis, and I’ve paused to write little…

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Day Forty Seven: Little Things

Another day with not much to report, although I am feeling better than yesterday. It’s cold and rainy here, and last night my host mom gave me another blanket that reminds me of my grandparents’ house. We had my favorite soup for dinner with salad and some delicious stuffed peppers. The medicine I’m taking makes…

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