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What lies ahead? I wondered about from the time I signed up for this mission trip via on-line.  I paid the minimum deposit that was needed to hold my spot, I filled out the questionnaire to advise in what I was interested in doing on the mission trip.   142 more words

T Minus 4 days

Depature date is set for Monday morning. The bike is all together after having to be pulled apart to fit in the Thule bike box and the panniers are packed. 82 more words


Day Ten - Termination.


Having managed most days to write something, I can quite clearly see my mental decline.  I have decided to speak to the social worker tomorrow and when nothing comes of it – or even if something comes of it – to leave.  263 more words



“Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole.” – Roger Caras


Today, last year … Remember the days with you so fondly, my furry friend…

Black & White

Saying goodbye...

Friday was the last day on project for four of the most amazing people I’ve ever met. After their respective farewell parties at the schools, Rob, Ben, Nicole and Jonty headed over to Mumma and Master’s for a farewell kava ceremony. 426 more words

Gap Year


“Don’t go,” two simple words, unuttered

Hung in between

Is this why goodbyes hurt?

When you’re leaving and you’re not stopped.

What if the reason I wanted to stay… 75 more words