|this is me, waving goodbye to new zealand... no wait. this is new zealand waving goodbye to me...|
i don't know how we did it, but we managed to say goodbye without any tears! all of my farewells were so upbeat, and even the more sad ones were tear-free. i'm really grateful for that... its always hard to leave nz, all the happy send-offs made it much easier :)
i made it back to the motherland safely, with all personal effects in tow - yay! i am very thankful that after all the flying i've done, i still have never lost any luggage. met nice people along the way, including a random guy who drew a stick-figure picture of me...
|when in rome...? well, when in LAX they drink at this strange cafe...some weird thing that vaguely resembles coffee.|
...and now here i am in the 'true north'. it's cold. (i thought it was going to be spring when i got here!). had a few moments on the plane where i was like 'what the heck am i doing!?' but it only took a second of reminding myself of a few of the many reasons for this adventure in faith, and i was back looking forward to what's ahead.
...it's an adventure, and that's what counts :)