In the past three months…
I traveled back and forth between Taiwan and the United States–a total distance of approximately 24,000 miles–all by myself.
I went “home” to a different state, a different church, and a different (temporary) house. I am now officially a New York(state)er.
I visited family and friends in 5 different states and 11 different towns or cities all in about three week’s time. I also realized how blessed I am to still have dear friends from college, from teaching jobs, from churches, from other miscellaneous stops in life, and in my family with whom I can reconnect as if no time has passed. Continue reading “I’ve been everywhere, man.”
I am having a great time traveling through the States and seeing friends and family. I feel like everywhere I go, I experience a little piece of home. Taiwan is home now, but so are Wilmore and Lexington, New Jersey and New York, Virginia, and all the people who have been and are a significant part of my life. If it’s true that “home is where … Continue reading A Little Piece of Home
“The Road goes ever on and on
Down from the door where it began.
Now far ahead the Road has gone,
And I must follow, if I can,Pursuing it with eager feet,
Until it joins some larger way
Where many paths and errands meet.
And whither then? I cannot say”
~ J.R.R. Tolkien in The Fellowship of the Ring
It’s that time again! Time for another post about my summer travels and whereabouts. Continue reading “On the Road Again”
July 21, 2009
Dear Friends and Family,
It has been a whirlwind summer so far, and the excitement is just beginning. I am less than a week away from hopping on a plane to Taiwan and heading to my new home. My departure date is July 27, and though I have what seems to be an immeasurable list of things to do between now and then, I feel quite ready to go.
I guess this is sort of a catch-all email before I find myself with limited internet access and even more limited time during the first few weeks of this transcontinental move. Continue reading “A Whirlwind Summer & Other Thoughts”