I’ve been home for almost two weeks now, and I’m sad to realize my trip is coming to a close. In fact, by the time this is posted, it’ll be my last day in San Diego. I’ve loved every minute of my time at home, and I’ve also gotten to do a few simple things I’ve had on my 25 before 25 list – spend New Year’s with best friends and cook some delicious meals with my mom – to mention some of them.
Being home has also made me realize how much I don’t belong in Korea. For now on, my eyes are on the prize. Six weeks from now I’ll have finished my teaching contract, and I’ll be living the life I spent the last year saving for. As many of you know, my journey will start in India. From that time on, and for the next year or so, I’ll be able to live the life I want, choosing my path for happiness, and not monetary reasons.
Below, I’d like to reflect on a few of the great things, and simple pleasures, I’ve enjoyed in the last two weeks. I’ve left out the completely obvious ones, being with my family and spending time with my best friends have both of course been things I’ve fully enjoyed. Continue reading »