With one month already under my belt, I feel that I have already learned so many things. Some things have smacked me right in the face and others have been learned more slowly.
Below are just a few things that I have learned and continue to learn:
I told my mom that life would basically be over once I turned 13 years old. Leaving my pre-teen years meant saying goodbye to discounted meals and movie tickets and saying hello to being grouped with the notorious teenagers that never seemed to get anything… More
Euphoria. Cheesy grins and gyrating hips greeted me at the District’s hip-hop night on my first weekend in Cape Town. My senses were flooded when I was approached by kind, probably tipsy, strangers, blaring music with base-filled beats and assorted levels… More
No experience I’ve had before July 29 could have prepared me for the journey I am embarking. The four months ahead of me will be filled with twists and turns that stretch far beyond my knowledge and understanding. What would it be like to study abroad?… More
Time is a concept rarely taken seriously when we’re young because we feel as if we have so much of it. Only when we don’t want something to end does mortality start to make sense and suddenly its all we can think about. Each absence between blog posts… More