Sorry kids, no photos for this post. This will be the final installment on this blog, I hope that you've enjoyed my updates throughout the year. The past two weeks have been bittersweet to say the least. I can't really put into words how I'm feeling. Thinking about leaving all of the memories and … Continue reading Home Stretch.
It's hard to believe that I only have just over a month left in Finland. I also find it hard to believe that it's been 9 months since I arrived. Time has just flown right by. In the past two weeks I've really begun to think about how soon it is that I leave. Since … Continue reading 30 Days
Apologies if this post feels clunky or unpolished, I'm just scribbling it down in my journal and I'm just going to copy it word for word. Now well past the halfway point of my exchange, I find myself counting the days I have left here rather than counting the days that I've been here. … Continue reading 7 Month Update
Whenever I sit down to write I post I always tell myself that I'll try to make it short, but it never ends up being brief. However, I wouldn't want to break tradition so I will try to make this post short (it probably won't be) I've come to the realization that school as an … Continue reading Holidays in Finland
Hey guys, I apologize for the lack of an update in the past few months; I've been very busy and haven't found the time to sit down and write a post. This will probably be a longer post so feel free to just skim. I also don't think I'm going to proof read this so … Continue reading Update #4
"You're going to want to come home" they said. "You're going to call home cry and begging to come back." Before going on exchange, Rotary made it sound as if I was going off to war rather than going to experience the opportunity of a lifetime. They said that after the initial euphoria of being … Continue reading Två Månader
It's now been a little over 3 weeks of living here in Finland. Words cannot express how amazing my time here has been. It's been packed full of learning, exploration and self growth. With any luck, the rest of my time here will be just as incredible. School has begun and it has been a … Continue reading 3 Weeks