A few months ago, I attended a church service and the pastor posed the question, "Close your eyes and think of home. What do you see? Where's home?" At the time, I thought of Chicago and my family and friends. Last week, as I was finishing a grueling, hectic and stressful summer teaching program in … Continue reading Home

I’m on my own

So this is it. I'm finally on my own. Like literally on my own. I wasn't dropped off at a college dorm. I'm not staying at a friend or a family member's home for a few months. I'm on my own in Boston. Update. I officially accepted the offer in Boston. Though I really wanted … Continue reading I’m on my own