Last Friday, I participated in Relay for Life, an event I partake in every year with a large group of friends. We sit and talk as the night wears on – hour after hour. Every year, conversations delve deeper, relationships are strengthened, and a feeling of “belonging” is cultivated. This year, I was sitting in… Continue reading Fear of Homesickness/Fear of Never Wanting to Return
When I tell people that I’m going abroad to Germany for a year, they immediately assume I’m going through Rotary or some other independent program. I thought it would be a good idea to explain the program for those who are unfamiliar with it. CBYX stands for Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange and it was founded… Continue reading What is CBYX?