Finding My Footing

Tuesday will make three weeks here in Switzerland, but it’s beginning to feel like I’ve been here much longer.  And actually, that’s a good thing!  I’m feeling much more adjusted to the culture and the language, I’m beginning to find how to express myself better, I’m making friends . . . in short, I’m finding…

A Roller Coaster All Over Again

If I thought pre-departure was a rollercoaster, then I’m not sure what to call these first few weeks.  I can’t think of how better to relate to all of you my struggles and triumphs this past week than to include segments of my journal here. Feel free to scroll down to the bottom for links…

A New Life

It’s not yet been a full week since I arrived in Switzerland, but it feels like much much longer! It’s been hard for sure, but it’s also exciting to go through these changes. I’m sharing a link to some photos I took while on a walk through my village (Echallens) on Friday.  Honestly, that’s about…

One Day More

I couldn’t resist! On Friday, my dad took pictures of me with my mare. They were the first formally planned pictures of the two of us since my senior year of high school—four years ago already! I had plans to include one of the pictures tonight, but the internet is down. The good news is…