The Nitty-Gritty

In 13 days, I will board a plane in Oregon to leave my life behind and begin anew in Sofia, Bulgaria. Somebody pinch me. It’s nearly impossible to know how to prepare for this sort of adventure. I put off packing and preparing for many months out of fear that I would make every mistake … More The Nitty-Gritty

The Tree Grows

Today is July 31st, 2017. I leave for Bulgaria in less than a month. That is certifiably crazy. One could imagine that the days leading up to departure are endlessly exciting, that my life at the moment is simply bursting with packing and preparations. Allow me to dissuade you from that notion. Much of the … More The Tree Grows