Journey of a 1000 Miles

Journey of a 1000 Miles

Over 21 hours of travel and the plane begins its descent. It’s late and the city is illuminated below by the bright vast expanse of the city lights of India’s bustling capital, New Delhi. I make my way outside the airport and find a ride to the hotel where I...
Chasing Waterfalls

Chasing Waterfalls

5:00am-wake up. First thought: “I would give my right arm for a cup of strong black coffee right now.” I wake up at 5am. Classes start at 6am and end around 6:30pm-monday to saturday. It has been a very intense learning experience but it is why I came here. I keep...
Light Enough to Travel

Light Enough to Travel

This is the familiar place I have been craving. I have been homesick for this feeling, realizing this feeling doesn’t come from anything external. It is inside me and the closest to me as I get. Three years of covid. We have all had our individual experience in the...
There is a Crack in Everything

There is a Crack in Everything

Let’s start with… I broke my glasses. I can sense the faint sigh of many who know me well as they read this. I’ve had little resistance to aging other than that moment a colleague hovered behind me as I squinted to read my charting notes. Him:...
Greece Lightnin’

Greece Lightnin’

Choosing which islands to visit in Greece was somewhat of a challenge. I had been to Greece once before when I was 19 years old, backpacking around Europe with my friend. I can’t say we saw much of Greece however. We stayed on the island of Corfu at the notorious Pink...