I accepted my LVC placement - to work in an emergency feeding program. I will work on networking, outreach, keeping in contact with donors and writing grants. I will be living in Seattle, WA. When I first found out I was placed, I was kinda devastated. I wanted a Minneapolis placement. But, I think this work will be extremely important and I can incorporate things that I excel at (such as...
So I might be relocating, living, and working in Seattle next year. Holy shit!
I’m feeling strange. At home, everything seems to be falling into place. My friends are doing well, I’m happy for them, and I feel comfortable around them. My mom and I cook dinner and hang out during the day. My sister and father, we can hang out and talk. My room is the most comfortable haven I have ever had: surrounded by books, constantly a cat at the foot of my bed, and sunshine...
On gangs and facebook
Gang violence is still real. It’s amazing how I can learn from facebook that student I went to high school with died from gang violence. I can see all his friend’s reactions and posts to his wall, wishing he wasn’t dead. People post high school photos and I recognize him and his (wife, girl friend?) I feel both saddened by it (reading her statuses and unable to imagine that kind...
I get to go home to Jersey tomorrow! Excited. Graduation is coming up and I think I need to apply for teaching jobs in Thailand. Missing that place dearly.
Everything is changing so fast.