The next chapter

The past several months a few of my close friends and family have patiently put up with my wild career soul searching.  On a near-weekly to monthly basis I flip-flopped around, trying to find the path that would allow me to do work that I loved while continuing to live abroad and travel the world. Continue reading “The next chapter”

A sigh of relief

Riding the bus out through the mountains surrounding San Martin, I felt nothing but a sense of relief.  It was as if my own mountain-sized burden had tumbled off my back and was left there, dust settling around it, as we rolled on homeward to Madrid. Continue reading “A sigh of relief”

Two down

We’re in the final week before an 18 day holiday for Christmas and New Year’s and it’s incredible to think I’m already two months in.  The time has flown by.  Obviously only working four days helps but it seems like the same story each week: I’m staring down Monday with that inevitable dread, thinking the weekend will take ages to come around, then the next thing I know, it’s Thursday afternoon and I’m on the bus back to Madrid.  As much as it’s great that the school year is slipping away, I can’t help but think everything else is, too. Continue reading “Two down”