Parties, piñatas, and the last day of school.

The past month has been a blur. All the days have blended into one big mass of stress and boxes. The logistics of moving 9,000 miles away has become more than I anticipated. And work has been a disaster. I’ve had to crunch 2 weeks of work into one because such is life and nothing ever goes as planned. But this past week has been good. This week, we were able to say our goodbyes to those we love and those who love and support us. Earlier in the week, we met with friends and had a picnic in the…

Today, I accepted a job in Cambodia.

Crazy, right?! Here’s how that happened… I recently visited India with a travel group that I am a member of. The sights, the food, and the people had me in this state of suspended animation. It was as if life stopped for me and I was able to enjoy every moment without my thoughts being carried away. I walked the Taj Mahal in bare feet and touched the marble as I observed and took it all in. Dancing and drinking with an Indian family during Holi was one of the most amazing experiences of my adult life. The warmth and acceptance with…