2 days, 4 planes, and 5 cities later…

My Dear Readers, Life may usually be about the journey, not the destination, but sometimes… Yeah. It is definitely about the destination. After quite the long journey, I am elated to report that I have safely made it to my new host country: Indonesia! The photo to the left is an aerial view from the … More 2 days, 4 planes, and 5 cities later…

“If you are brave enough to say good-bye…

…life will reward you with a new hello.” ~ Paolo Coelho I first saw this quote handwritten on a place mat in Siem Reap, Cambodia. This place mat, colorful and inviting, lured me to a table in the second-floor reading nook of Sister Srey Cafe. Outside an adjacent window, the mid-morning sun was reaching its bright golden fingers through … More “If you are brave enough to say good-bye…