25 April 2007

I've been here how long?

I do have a number of things to post about... a couple of trips up to the Highlands, school, and all that jazz. Right now if time could be bottled and sold, I'd be in queque to buy a couple of litres. But, it isn't, so I can't. So you're just going to have to settle for a little bit of whimsy for now. ;-)

It's amazing the stuff you see when you're not looking. I was standing in the kitchen with my flatmate, Isabel, and we were talking about me leaving in less than a month. It's one of those weird situations where I'm excited to be going back home, but at the same time I'm sad to be leaving some really wonderful friends. It's a strange thing to share your life with a group of people for 9 months, and then suddenly leave them with the full knowledge that there will be oceans and borders aplenty between you.

So I was looking out the window as I was talking to her, stretching myself out of the chair shape I've gotten my back into and contemplating how to reconcile these seemingly irreconcilable feelings, when I see these in the distance:

I've been here for 8 months, and I have not once noticed those windmills. Not once. It's had to have been too hazy to see that far, but then again I also looked out the kitchen window for a good 3 months before I realized I could see Glasgow Green too. Maybe I just saw them because I wasn't looking.

Anyway, that's your "moment of Zen" for today (please don't sue me, John).


Aaron Berning said...

Drink it up while you can. I'm sure you are taking advantage of every minute.

Anonymous said...


Can't wait until you get home. Things are a changing at the cultural center. You will not know us.

Drop up for a visit.