Long Goodbyes (one week)

In high school, my friends and I were infamous for our long goodbyes. We’d hug several times, sing a song or two, and reassure each other with see-you-soons. I always hated not knowing when I was going to see a friend again.  This week has been a lovely time of being with dear friends, eating…

Two Weeks

With only two weeks before I leave for Switzerland, the magnitude of this journey is starting to sink in. Thankfully, I’m all done with work and can now focus on packing and paperwork (can you believe I still have more of that to do?!) If you live in the Lincoln area and want to see…

It Will All Keep Going (3 weeks)

I’m so excited right now to leave in three weeks! I’m also nervous about leaving everything and everyone behind. This isn’t an entirely new experience; when I transferred schools, I went through a little of this same emotional experience. I will be leaving a lot of people behind, and sometimes—more often than I’d like to…

It’s Hard to Believe (4 weeks)

Amid a week filled with amazing times with my family and friends, I have to keep pinching myself to remember that I’ve only got four weeks left.  This past week, my visa came, I applied for one last scholarship, I got connected with a student buddy at UNIL . . . and yet it all seems…