Things seem to be happening very quickly lately, and I haven’t had much time to let my mind catch up until now. First, for those who haven’t heard the news, I’ll announce that I found out when I will be coming back home. It’s crazy to think about how such a short bunch of numbers —-7/18/14——can start up the racing thoughts that have been going through my head. (If you want the summary, skip to the bottom).
As I was finishing up putting the final touches on the library, I couldn’t help but realize that I would once again have the luxury of getting to choose how I would spend free time again in the village. I knew along the way that the long days and nights of work I was putting in were taking their toll on me, but only after stopping the work did I understand the extent.
There were so many nights that I came home from school after spending 14 hours there—tired and hungry and having given so much of my time, energy, strength, patience, and even money. There were moments where