Returning home from Berlin
Aug13

Returning home from Berlin

Being back in the United States now makes me realize how much I’ve changed and it seems like everything else stood still.   I can tell just by the way I carry myself now that I am a changed person.  Independence was the first thing I really noticed, and of course when all kids leave home to go to college they experience some form of independence for themselves and I know that I did but not to this degree.  When I arrived back at...

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Pre-Departure to Berlin 2017
Jul25

Pre-Departure to Berlin 2017

Since this trip will be my first time leaving the country on my own, without having the safety net of my parents or guardian to watch over and guide me all the time, there is a sense of excitement about it but also fear.  Mainly my thoughts are fixated on reaching Berlin rather than stressing myself out on what could or might happen once I arrive.  I’ve done a great deal of thinking about my friends and family, their main...

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