The past week has been jam-packed with so much emotion and change. It’s difficult to even begin the process of understanding what has happened. It all started this past weekend with a 60-hour trip to Seattle to surprise a friend for her 21st birthday. While there, I became a part of a 26-hour relationship that has since upended my understanding on what I want for myself in the months and years ahead.
Upon returning to Colorado, I started the process of moving back to my hometown. The central idea was to be closer to my family for the final holiday season before I leave for the Peace Corps. It’s been a strange transition. Now, as of a few hours ago, my father was just laid off. My God…it’s been one hell of a week. Here’s the first piece of writing to come of it. I pounding it out this morning after hearing the news about my father.