No sleep till Windhoek.

Preface: that is a picture of me avoiding sideways hail on the Oregon coast last weekend but it’s also pretty symbolic of how I feel about moving halfway across the world sometimes. Attractive, I know. “Are you excited? Scared? Ready?” See: last post. (Hint: all of the above). That’s what everyone’s been asking me lately….

It’s okay to be scared.

“It’s okay to be scared. Being scared means you’re about to do something really, really brave.” Deciding to do something like move to the other side of the world is a big deal. I would argue that moving away from anywhere you call home is daunting for the majority of people. While preparing to begin…