May 16, 2015
Flight Booked to New Zealand… and I leave next Thursday! OK – I have a ton of mixed emotions right at the moment. I’m not ready to leave the States.. I really am not. However, I have an interview for THE job I had my eye on and strived for so I have to take this opportunity.. It’s time for me to leave. Since being back, I forgot how much I loved America. These past ~8 weeks around all of my loved ones has made me appreciate the place I call home. This trip home has been full throttle. Two weeks in Dallas, three in Colorado, one in Oregon, one in Austin.. now my final one and a half weeks in Dallas. The excitement and love felt from everyone in each place was such a nice feeling. I really can’t explain it – it was overwhelming to see how many people care about you. It’s a humbling experience. I’m glad you guys missed me as much as I missed you haha =] jokes. But now – it’s time to go ya’ll!! …and I am not going to lie.. I’m really nervous. It’s a good nervous though. I have no idea whats going to happen.. so my plan is to rebuilt a friend base around some positive people and then just sit back and enjoy the ride. Asia and Australia surely didn’t disappoint so I am just going to have to go blindly in good faith and trust that whatever awaits for me in New Zealand will continue to influence and shape the man who I am ultimately to become.